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The Cool New Music Chronicles: Maybe You Can Live on the Moon in Next Century (March, 2004)

MAYBE YOU CAN LIVE ON THE MOON IN NEXT CENTURY (March, 2004)   By March, 2004, when this disc was made, we had settled in pretty well in Massachusetts. Becky was busy with her new job, but getting to know … Continue reading

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The Cool New Music Chronicles: My Ninja Shoots Him in the Head 37 Times

MY NINJA SHOOTS HIM IN THE HEAD 37 TIMES (July, 2003)   Gradually the people we knew from the U of I, who were all grad students, found jobs and went elsewhere. We remained one of the few original couples … Continue reading

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The Cool New Music Chronicles: Quick, Professor! To the Dirigible!

QUICK, PROFESSOR! TO THE DIRIGIBLE! (September, 2002)   This mix was made somewhere before September 16, 2002. I know this because in July of 2002 I started a blog, and on September 16 I posted an entry mentioning that I … Continue reading

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The Cool New Music Chronicles: Crusade and Jihad

CRUSADE AND JIHAD (September, 2001)   Let us recap: The final tape mix was made back in 1997. In early 2001 I did the twin projects of recreating all the old mixes on mp3 and documenting them on the web. … Continue reading

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The Cool New Music Chronicles: Greatest Misses

GREATEST MISSES (August 2004)   We’ve skipped ahead several years, but don’t worry, you aren’t missing anything. We’re doing something a little different this week. The idea behind this mix was that these were songs that somehow never made it … Continue reading

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The Cool New Music Chronicles: Yesterday’s Cakes

YESTERDAY’S CAKES (1998-2000, part three)   The final ersatz mix brings us to the year 2000, more or less. The second assignment I got from the temp agency was for Carle hospital, where I was working in sterile processing (the … Continue reading

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The Cool New Music Chronicles: Planet of Sound

PLANET OF SOUND (1998-2000, part two)   This is the second of three mixes pretending to have been made between 1997 and 2001. This one is a sort of tribute to the Planet, but I’ll get to that aspect of … Continue reading

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The Cool New Music Chronicles: It’s Enough That We Thought of It

IT’S ENOUGH THAT WE THOUGHT OF IT (1999, more or less)   I wouldn’t make my next mix CD (there were no more tapes) until 2001. However, at some point I went back and made three more that were intended … Continue reading

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