Like A Dream

20 like a dream

hey, what’s this? a mid-week mini music mix – that’s what!

i don’t know what it is with this time of year, but these weird autumnal months before true winter arrives always fly past my eyes and feel… well… kind of dreamy. as if my brain has gone into a state of limbo thus causing me to hibernate in all areas of my life (including the blog, i do apologise for the state of things around here lately). consequently the daily soundtrack has been one of fuzzy contemplation. nothing too loud, nothing too upbeat. i kind of just want to switch off my computer, drink something warm and curl up on the couch.  maybe have a cuddle. read a book. sleep.

Through the Jungle

19 through the jungle

it’s a new month – music mix time. i know things have been kind of slow on the blog lately, but i’m totally blaming it on the mass of public holidays we’ve had around here. been having too much fun offline during the holiday time – as i’m sure is the case with many of you south africans. that’s actually why this mix is 2 days late. how embarrassing.

It was a good day

17 it was a good day

mid-month music mix is here. there’s no rhyme or reason to this one, just a bunch of tunes i have been enjoying & playing to death lately. i decided not to over think it this time round. truth.

R/MX

r:mx

perhaps you have noticed a common thread that pulls together most of the mixes so far… there is usually always a remix in there somewhere. i simply love them, and experience a serious thrill every time i discover one of my favourite artists has been remixed –  especially when it’s done in a creative way. i also find myself tolerating some commercial music that i wouldn’t usually listen to when it’s been treated to a great remix (ahem-britney spears-ahem)

Ships In The Night

17 ships in the night

hello again. you may have noticed things look pretty different around here… a redesign is almost as good as a holiday. almost. thanks for all those link recommendations, i have been making my way through them slowly but surely. i always appreciate it when people take the time to comment – it means a lot to me!

Formative Years

i have always been a music lover. i would often sit in the living room on my parents’ brown corduroy couches (yeah) listening to their old records and cds. when my older brothers weren’t around i’d sneak into their bedrooms and sample hits from the eighties (a-ha is still a favourite.)

get into it

15 get into it

the mid-month music mix is coming to you courtesy of a reader request,

I get up quite early and start at the office well before anybody else arrives. Nothing better than having coffee and some loud music then, to start the day. So, my request, could you do a morning playlist? Something that would be like a rare and refreshing fruit to start the day with, would be fantastic . . . Thank you!

there’s something about us

14 there's something about us

february music mix is here! as much as i kind of despise valentines day/month i have to admit i was thinking about it when putting this mix together. it’s not 100% love songs, in fact there are a number of songs on here that are distinctly un-love songs. you know, valentines is a bunch of hoo haa anyway. BUT if you need something for your valentine that’s anti-hallmark just burn this playlist to CD… you can take complete credit, i won’t mind *

follow the sun

13 follow the sun

follow the sun. tracklist:

  1. james vincent mcmorrow – sparrow & the wolf
  2. girls – thee oh so protective one
  3. the go! team – buy nothing day

january hymn

12 january hymn

i’m signing off for the year with a little music mix.  season’s greetings and all that – be safe on the roads, hang out with your family & friends and try to eat as much as you can. see you in january!