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Sunday Shuffle #479

I don't know if it's the weather, nostalgia, or something else, but I woke up feeling like I wanted to do a Sunday Shuffle today. I barely open up iTunes anymore and haven't downloaded new music into it in a long time...which also means I haven't listened to a lot of the music I have stored there in a while. So, this is simultaneously old and new in a way and that feels interesting to me this morning.

Let's get to today's ten...

1. Pulling On A Line/Great Lake Swimmers (6) - last played on 11/8/15
2. Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Of/U2 (7) - last played on 5/19/13
3. Us/Spoon (4) - last played on 11/24/17
4. Meat Is Murder/Shout Out Louds (6) - last played on 12/11/16
5. Different Days/Jason Isbell (11) - last played on 6/1/17
6. Another Way I Could Do It/Sloan (34) - last played on 6/22/18
7. Wizard Buys A Hat/The Mountain Goats (8) - last played on 2/12/17
8. Decks Dark/Radiohead (8) - last played on 7/10/18
9. Luisa/Jay Gonzalez (13) - last played on 8…

Heavy Rotation #34

School has started back up and my glorious endless summer days are now ended and gone until next June. Fortunately, this shift in free time hasn't affected my ability to listen to music too much, because I can still listen any time my kids aren't in my room and I'm not in a meeting or making copies or collaborating or what have you. This edition of Heavy Rotation features the albums I listened to over and over again in August and the early part of this month.

Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires/Youth Detention - I should have listened to Patrick Foster (one of the co-hosts of the podcast, Rockin' the Suburbs). He touted this album as one of the best of 2017, but it wasn't until the podcast ran an interview with Lee Bains that I gave it a try. Yup, I should have listened. It's a rock album that has 17 songs and 6 of those have exclamation points in the title...and the music matches that enthusiastic punctuation. I love "Whitewash," which starts out acou…