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playlist: winter blues 2016

Count on Chicago to still be dealing with snow and frigid temperatures in the early days of March. As I sit here, writing and working and waiting for spring, here are the songs that are still currently making up my playlist:


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Michigan – The Milk Carton Kids
The Devil’s Tears – Angus & Julia Stone
First Floor People – Barcelona
The Mute (Acoustic) – Radical Face
Everything Starts Where It Ends – Lovedrug
Re: Stacks (Bon Iver Cover) – Oscar Isaac
Lost at Sea – Margot & The Nuclear So and So’s
Big Black Car – Gregory Alan Isakov
Meadows – Wild Child
Wait – M83

I’m hoping to make a concentrated effort to share something before leaving for Italy at the end of the month. I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be turn 30 this year and what I’d like to do before then. This might be the weekend to do it, considering that there are at least two more days of snowy weather headed our way.


music of the moment: new politics

Around this time of year, my playlist tends to consist of mellow and/or downright mopey music. I blame the snow and lack of sunlight for this.

But even though there’s a snowstorm brewing outside of my window as I type, I cannot stop listening to this song. I heard it a few times on the radio before it got stuck in my head and I had to download it. It’s so catchy and upbeat; I’ve basically been listening to it non-stop. It’ll definitely be on a new playlist I’m putting together for when I need a quick energy boost.

What have you been listening to lately?