Tag: vinyl

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MusicOfMyMind14’s 2014 Vinyl Selections

I purchased a lot of music in 2014. A ton of CDs, a couple of cassettes, and a few digital purchases. I’m also a lover of the vinyl format … but with the generally higher prices for vinyl, I’ve had to be a bit more selective with my decisions as to what new LP gets added to my racks. Some of the selections were good, some … Read More MusicOfMyMind14’s 2014 Vinyl Selections

Hiatus Kaiyote | The Bootleg Theater | July 31, 2013

Earlier this year, I saw  Hiatus Kaiyote on a whim, and they blew my mind. From Melbourne, Australia, this “future soul” band has a sound that I particularly love. As soon as I found out that they would playing in Los Angeles again, I bought tickets as soon as they went on sale. Since the first time I saw them, back in March, the band has … Read More Hiatus Kaiyote | The Bootleg Theater | July 31, 2013

Vinyl Fetish | “Tuesday Heartbreak” by Stevie Wonder on 7″ Vinyl

“Tuesday Heartbreak” was the B-Side of the vinyl, 7″, 45 RPM single of “You Are The Sunshine of My Life”.  It was written and produced by Stevie Wonder and was track number 4 on Stevie’s fifteenth studio album “Talking Book”. Stevie Wonder played all of the instruments on this track, except for the alto saxophone, which was played by David Sanborn, one of the most commercially … Read More Vinyl Fetish | “Tuesday Heartbreak” by Stevie Wonder on 7″ Vinyl

Music Treasure: Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde

I had purchased a ticket to see a show at The Roxy on December 29th, 2012 that was titled “Bizarre Ride Live” at the suggestion of a friend.  He told me that it was a performance of The Pharcyde’s “Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde” by two of the original members (Phatlip and Slim Kid 3) and others. Earlier in the day, on a whim, … Read More Music Treasure: Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde

Music Tidbit: “Tuesday Heartbreak” by Stevie Wonder

“Tuesday Heartbreak” was track 4 on Stevie Wonder’s 15th album “Talking Book“.  The album’s first track was “You Are the Sunshine of My Life“,which earned Stevie Wonder his first Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance.  “Talking Book” is a must have for anybody who wants vintage, hit-making Stevie. “Tuesday Heartbreak” is one of my favorite tracks off of the album.  Written by … Read More Music Tidbit: “Tuesday Heartbreak” by Stevie Wonder

Music Break

Nothing like listening to demos and alternate versions of some classic Depeche Mode music on vinyl to recharge the work battery before buckling down to finish off the work day.