Monthly Archives-2013

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              (Working Backwards from December 2013)

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Two Sides of Tom Waits-

 

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It seems like Tom Waits has actually had two careers. His early years were spent as a bar room balladeer and piano player.

Around the early 80’s, Tom went on a an avant garde trip that took him from cult hero to rock legend.

These two pods explore both of those sides of this enigmatic performer.

Part 1 (Piano Crooner)

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(click to play Tom Waits Part 1)

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Part 2 (Performance Artist)

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(click to play  Tom Waits Part 2)

 

 

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Best Prog-Rock Albums Of All Time – (6 part series)

 

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What are the best Prog-Rock albums of all time? 

We’d love to hear your thoughts,  But we have a few of our own.

Prog Rock (definition)   Prog Rock: also known as Progressive Rock, is a rock music subgenre that originated in the United Kingdom, with further developments in western Europe, throughout the mid-to-late 1960s and 1970s.
Bands abandoned the short pop single in favor of instrumentation and compositional techniques more frequently associated with jazz or classical music in an effort to give rock music the same level of musical sophistication and critical respect.  Songs were replaced by musical suites that often stretched to 20 or 40 minutes in length and contained symphonic influences, extended musical themes, fantasy-like ambiance and lyrics, and complex orchestrations.

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Here’s the last of our installments featuring The Best Prog-Rock albums of all time.

This segment features more classic albums from the golden age and an encore from one of the genre’s favorites-Pink Floyd.

L-Steve Hillage (1976)
Crime Of The Century-Supertramp (1974)
Tommy-The Who (1969)
Meddle-Pink Floyd (1971)
Solar Fire-Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (1973)

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(Click To Play Vol. 6)

 

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Volume 5-

If you’ve been using this series as a shopping list, you’re on your way to compiling the trippiest little space rock collection on the block.  Part five has a few more additions to the list:

Ambrosia-Ambrosia (1975)
Thick As A Brick-Jethro Tull (1972)
Takk…-Sigur Ros (2005)
Argus-Wishbone Ash (1972)
The Hall Of The Mountain Grill-Hawkwind (1974)

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(Click to Play vol. 5)

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Volume 4 –

This pod demonstrates that Prog-Rock’s influence goes way beyond it’s first wave that occurred in the late 60’s and early 70’s.
In part four, we continue our exploration of the best Prog-Rock albums of all time with:

De-Loused In The Comatorium-The Mars Volta (2003)
Moontan-Golden Earring (1973)
Nice-The Nice (1969)
Way Of The Sun-Jade Warrior (1978)
Eldorado-Electric Light Orchestra (1974)

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Click to play Vol. 4)

 
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Volume 3-

More songs from classic albums of the golden age of Prog-Rock. Drop us a line and weigh in with some of your favorites. In part three of this series, we feature cuts from:

Close To The Edge-Yes (1972)
Moonmadness-Camel (1976)
Sunburst Finish-Be Bop Deluxe (1976)
The House On The Hill-Audience (1971)

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Volume 2-

It’s the second installment in the series that asks the question-what are the best  Prog-Rock albums of all time?  We’d love to hear your suggestions.  This pod’s nominees are:

The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway-Genesis (1974)
Days Of Future Past-The Moody Blues (1967)
The Least We Can Do Is Wave To Each Other-Van Der Graaf Generator (1970)
Dark Side Of The Moon-Pink Floyd (1973)
Death Walks Behind You-Atomic Rooster (1970)

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Volume 1-

This pod is the first in a series that features some of our choices:

Brain Salad Surgery – Emerson, Lake & Palmer (1973)
Free Hand – Gentle Giant (1975)
Script For A Jester’s Tear – Marillion (1983)
2112 – Rush (1976)
In The Court Of The Crimson King – King Crimson (1969)

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(click to play Vol. 1)

 

 

 

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Music Reaching Through-

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A musically diverse segment hosted by MisterMusic. With blues-rock, and some classic ‘oldies’ and a couple more recent tracks thrown in to keep you informed of the current musical offerings that are getting attention.

These tunes reach right through the speaker and grab you!

Featuring: Jonny Lang, Lorde, Tears For Fears, The Darcys and more.

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(click to play Music Reaching Through)

 

 

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The Gift Of Music-

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If you’ve got a long holiday list, we got some musical suggestions that might be just what you need.  PeeperD hosts a pod named after the old advertising slogan “Give The Gift Of Music”.

It’s a look at the some rock, alternative, country and blues releases from the past year that would make great gifts. Plus a taste of some of the big compilations, re-issues and box sets released just in time for holidays.

It’s too hard squeezing all this entertainment into 30 minutes-so this pod stretches a little longer, with great results.

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Featuring Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie and a host of others. You don’t want to miss this!

(Click to play the Gift of Music)

 

 

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 The Sixties- vol. 1

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At PodCloud 1, we listen to all kinds of musical genres.

This pod is like popping a pill and returning to the swinging sixties for a half-hour.
Relive some of the great songs from that era…and hear some of the biggest stars in rock in their early years,
like Steve Winwood, John Fogerty, Eric Clapton and Van Morrison.

Check It Out!

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(Click for Sixties vol. 1)

 

 

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 In Focus: Donald Fagen

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Most people know Donald Fagen as one-half of the popular band Steely Dan. But he’s also an accomplished solo artist.
This pod samples each of his four solo albums as well as a cut from the “Heavy Metal” soundtrack.

Sunken Condos (2012)
Morph The Cat (2006)
Kamakiriad (1993)
The Nightfly (1982)
Heavy Metal Soundtrack (1981)

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Click to Play Donald Fagen

 

 

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I Want Candy – 

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Join your host MisterMusic for this musical sweet-tooth about Candy.

We’re not sure if the ‘candy’ referenced in these songs are of the confectionery kind, or something else….but with the end of October being Halloween-it’s the perfect time of year for all things ‘candy’.

Get out your trick-or-treat bags…and push play below.

featuring: Babybird, 10,000 Maniacs, Paolo Nutini, Cameo, The Cars, Iggy Pop, The Raveonettes and Bow Wow Wow.

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(click player for I Want Candy)

 

 

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Across The Years –
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When we say “music from the last 50 years of rock”, we mean it!     
A pod of songs from each decade starting with 60’s. 

Hosted by PeeperD 

Featuring music from The Zombies, Steely Dan, The Replacements, Pavement, and the duo of Mark Ronson and Amy Winehouse. Plus new music from Okkervill River and Neko Case.

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Click to play Music Across The Years

 

 

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 Musical Potpourri-

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In this eclectic mix of tunes, MisterMusic plays a little of everything.  Featuring  rock, funk, and a modern bossa nova twist of a classic punk song.  Plus, a new cut from The Killers.

featuring: Ms Mr, The Pointer Sisters, Led Zeppelin, Boz Scaggs, The Killers, Echo And The Bunnymen and Nouvelle Vague

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Just Play Music

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PeeperD plays some 70’s classic nuggets from Dave Mason, Bob Dylan and Steve Miller in this pod.  Plus new music from Daughn Gibson.  Featuring some funky backgrounds from The Tom Tom Club’s “Downtown Rockers”…and a farewell salute to Futurama.

It’s an eclectic half hour!

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featuring: Big Audio Dynamite, Daughan Gibson, Soul Asylum, Dave Mason, Steve Miller Band, The Church and Bob Dylan

(click to Just Play Music)

 

 

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September & Autumn-

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Summer’s over, and it’s the time of year when the temperatures drop, and the leaves start turning colors ready for Fall.
Join MisterMusic as he spins tunes about September and Autumn.

Only on PodCloud1 ‘the ONE for great music‘.

Featuring: Manic Street Preachers, The Kinks, Johnnie Taylor, Van Morrison,
Earth, Wind & Fire, Joseph Arthur and Yo La tengo.

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(click to play the Autumn & September mix)

 

 

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A Salute to Shoegazers-

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PeeperD takes a look at the Shoegazer movement of the late 80’s and early 90’s and it’s influence on today’s crop of  “Nugazers”. 

Featuring music from My Bloody Valentine, Silversun Pickups, Lush, Ride, Beach House, Slowdive and Catherine Wheel.

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(click to play Salute to Shoegazers)

 

 

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It’s Time-

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This soundboard is an eclectic mix of rock with a ‘time’ theme.

Here are just some of the songs that share one of the most common themes in music.

Click Play and Enjoy while there’s still Time!

Featuring : Foreigner, The Chambers Brothers, The Outsiders, Pink Floyd,
Keane, Green Day and The Pretenders.

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(click to play It’s Time soundboard)

 

 

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New Music Spotlight-

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New Music Spotlight: Aug-Sep 2013-

Join MisterMusic as he focuses the spotlight on new indie and modern rock music due in August and September.

Featuring: Turin Brakes, Bloc Party, Snakadaktal, Arctic Monkeys, Kings of Leon, White Lies, Travis and Toad The Wet Sprocket.

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(click to play New Music Spotlight)

 

 

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Beautiful Day –

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Join host PeeperD  for new music from Boy and Little Green Cars…and some Roxy Music re-makes you’d never imagine …plus some Psych banter.

Featuring music from Mott The Hoople, The Charlatans UK, The Bryan Ferry Orchestra, Boy, Jesse Malin, Little Green Cars, The Remains and Cracker.

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(Click to Listen to Beautiful Day)

 

 

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 Albums Of Merit 2013 (so far)- (Special 2 Part Segment)

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Join hosts MisterMusic and PeeperD as they pick some of the better albums that have been released in the first half of the year.  Some you have heard about…and some you may have not, but they grabbed our attention.

Plus, we also discuss some of the year’s biggest disappointments …albums that missed the mark. And ones that are on the musical horizon we are looking forward to later this year.

This is a special 2 part show,  because there’s too much music to squeeze into a half hour.   

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featuring:  Alice In Chains, Shout Out Louds, Foals, Charles Bradley, The Besnard Lakes, Iron & Wine, Portugal.The Man, Phosphorescent, Camera Obscura, and Johnny Marr.

(Click to play Albums of Merit 2013- Part 1)

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(Click to play Album of Merit 2013- Part 2)

 

 

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Year In Music: 1985-

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MisterMusic features big songs from 1985 in this segment.

Flashback in the musical time capsule.

Featuring :  R.E.M., John Cougar Mellencamp, Thompson Twins, ZZ Top and more.

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(click to play 1985: The Year In Music)

 

 

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Today’s 80s-

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Some reverse time-travel as PeeperD checks in with some of the biggest artists of the 80’s and what they’re up to these days…with new music…plus a few actual nuggets from the decade.

 Where did  I put that Walkman?

featuring:  The Ocean Blue, Echo & The Bunnymen, OMD, Shriekback, Wang Chung, The Fixx, and Iggy & The Stooges.

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Year In Rock: 1990-
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Jump into the musical time machine and travel back to 1990, as MisterMusic spins some of the year’s biggest rock hits.
On Podcloud1 ‘The ONE For Great Music’.

featuring: The Black Crowes, Gene Loves Jezebel, Queensryche, Jon Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Alice In Chains, and Poison.

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(click to play The Year In Rock:1990)

 

 

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High Energy-

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PeeperD takes you on a high energy cruise across four decades of great music. With some background on one of the unsung heroes of blues and funk – Shuggie Otis.
Featuring music from  Los Lobos, Arcade Fire, Michael Franti, Dawes, Santana and The Dandy Warhols…plus the boys from The Big Bang Theory.

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Summer Of ’76
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In the Summer of 1976America was in a  3 month long Bicentenial Celebration culminating July 4th. Jimmy Carter is Nominated for president at the Democratic National Convention.  The Summer Olympics were held in Montreal, Canada. And in the United Kingdom a great heat wave is blanketing the country.

Gasoline = 0.59 a gal.   / Petrol (UK) = £ 0.77 a litre

Here are the songs you would hear playing on American Radio that summer.

featuring : Gary Wright, The Manhattans, Hall & Oates, The Brothers Johnson, Dorothy Moore,  Andrea True Connection,  Starland Vocal Band and Wings.

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(click to play the Summer of ’76 )

 

 

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Summertime Mix –

 

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The perfect pod for the season.  You’ll hear the word “Summer” so often, there’s no way you’ll forget what time of the year it is!

Featuring summer songs spanning 50 years from Eddie Cochran to Shaggy…with The Kinks, Janis Joplin, The Sundays, War, Van Morrison, The Lovin’ Spoonful and Chuck Prophet.

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(Click to play the ‘Summertime’ soundboard)

 

 

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 It’s HOT!!!

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The title pretty much sums up this musical theme on PodCloud1

It’s a scorcher out there- and the music here is HOT too.
Join MisterMusic as he spins all the heat featuring:

Billy Idol,The Cure, Martha And the Vandellas, Sly And The Family Stone, The Style Council, Buster Poindexter, Third World and Kool & The Gang.

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(Click  to Play – It’s Hot!!!)

 

 

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Shredding Blues from the Windy City –

 

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Monster guitar shredding, blues and rock mix with PeeperD at the controls

Turn It Up to 11 !

featuring: Silversun Pickups, The Winter Sounds, Buddy Guy, Bonnie Raitt, RNDM, Pearl Jam and Bobby Womack.

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(click to play Shredding Blues from the Windy City)

 

 

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The Year In Rock : 2003
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MisterMusic goes back in the musical time machine 10 years, to spin some the biggest chart hits from 2003 in rock.

featuring: The White Stripes, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Queens of the Stone Age, Trapt, Staind, Linkin Park, and Foo Fighters.

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(click to play Year in Rock: 2003)

 

 

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 Strange Overtones-

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From the 60′s to the 90′s and a bunch of recently released music as well, this segment does some time traveling across the musical spectrum. Plus some live music from the Podcloud1 concert archives.  Presented by PeeperD.

featuring: The Kooks, Grant Lee Buffalo, Rice Cultivation Society, Love, David Byrne & St. Vincent, Camper Van Beethoven, Iron & Wine and Yo La Tengo.

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(click to play Strange Overtones)

 

 

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles –

 

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It’s all about Transportation.   All songs about Planes, Trains and Automobiles on this soundboard.

featuring: Mike Ness, Absynthe Minded, Cat Stevens, Steve Miller Band,Psychedelic Furs, Elastica, ZZ Top and The Cure.

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(click to play Planes, Trains and Automobiles)

 

 

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Springtime and Sunny Days Ahead –

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 Bring on the Sunshine with this mix hosted by MisterMusic

As winter is on it’s final legs, and springtime is around the corner, PodCloud1 channels the sunshine in a mix

featuring music by: Erland & The Carnival, The Beatles, Aqualung, Tori Amos, The Lucksmiths, Sparklehorse and Len.

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(click to play Springtime and Sunny Days)

 

 

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 Fresh Vibes –

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Host PeeperD explores several new releases by high profile artists…and a visit to the college of musical knowledge.

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Featuring music from: Hothouse Flowers, Rusted Root, Richard Thompson, Shemekia Copeland, David Bowie, Cozy Cole and Depeche Mode.

(click to play Fresh Vibes)

 

 

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Cinco de Mayo soundboard-

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Not to be confused with Mexican Independence day that is celebrated in September, Cinco de Mayo (spanish for ‘fifth of May”)  is celebrated in the United States and regionally in Mexico, primarily in the state of Puebla, to commemorate the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla. It originated with Mexican-American communities in the American West as a way to commemorate the cause of freedom and democracy during the first years of the American Civil War, and today the date is observed in the United States as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride.

 Celebrate the day as Podcloud1 presents a spicy soundboard mix of latin-flavored sounds, 70′s funk and that little old band from Tejas to celebrate the holiday.

It’s Muy Bueno! 

Featuring: The Champs, ZZ Top, Kinky, Santana, Ozomatli, Los Lobos, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, and War.

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Click the Player for Cinco De Mayo Celebration!

 

 

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Songs from 80s Films –

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 The Eighties decade brought us many teen comedy films, as well as the dramas that launched the careers of actors like Robert Downey Jr., Willem Dafoe, Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Anthony Michael Hall and John Cusack among others. Sometimes the music that is featured in the films becomes just and memorable as the films themselves.

MisterMusic spins a few 80s flashback favorites that came from movies we all remember, in that Awesome decade some 25+ years ago.

Like Wow!

Featuring songs by Lindsay Buckingham, Yello, OMD, Peter Gabriel, Thompson Twins, Wang Chung, Simple Minds.

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May’s Musical Biscuit –
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The latest musical biscuit from PeeperD includes some windy city favorites, new releases by Eels and Jimbo Mathus & The Tri-State Coalition…plus a hit of Fresh Air from 1970. 

featuring: Urge Overkill, Gomez, Eels, Catherine Wheel, Jimbo Mathus & the Tri-State Coalition, Quicksilver Messenger Service, and Poi Dog Pondering.

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New Music Spotlight-

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It’s spring and the music scene is heating up with new releases and  prepping for concerts.

Join MisterMusic as he focuses on recent and upcoming albums of merit. Only on Podcloud1 ” the ONE for great music”

Featuring: Steve Mason, Suede, Foals, Dutch Uncles, David Bowie, Johnny Marr and Phoenix.

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Pioneers Of Electronic Music –

 

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PodCloud1 explores pioneers who paved the way.   

Here is over 40 minutes of classic electronic music from the very early pioneers of the 60s and 70s, through the synth pop and groundbreaking hip hop of the 1980s.

Featuring: Wendy Carlos, Mike Oldfield, Brian Eno, Kraftwerk, Gary Numan, OMD, and Afrika Bambaataa.

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Music of Mardi Gras vol. 1 –

 

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Podcloud1 Drops A Mardi Gras Mix Sure To Make You Kick Up Your Feet

Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday which falls on February 12th this year. Here’s a mix of music from the Crescent City that’s guaranteed to kick your carnival into high gear.

featuring:   The Wild Magnolias, Dr. John, The Dixie Cups, Gallactic, Bo Dollis & The Wild Magnolias, Clifton Chenier, TromboneShorty, The Meters, Marcia Ball, Allen Toussaint and Fats Domino.

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I Need A Dollar…

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Another Roots of Rock & Soul Inspired Mix, With Some Legendary Performers and Recent Releases!

PeeperD Calling The Shots On This One, Check It Out.

featuring: Nada Surf, J.D. McPherson, Aloe Blacc, Van Morrison, Drive-By Truckers, John Cale, Dr. John, and Ian Hunter & The Rant Band .

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 Make Up Your Mind-

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MisterMusic rambles through the start, then slows things down in the second half of this music mix.

The eclectic type of mix PodCloud1 does best!

featuring: Cage The Elephant, Arctic Monkeys, Here We Go Magic, The Rosebuds, Handsome Boy Modeling School, The The and Afghan Whigs.

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The Revolution Starts Now –
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 PeeperD explores Rootsy American Rock, and a couple of the more eclectic choices from the past year in this segment.

featuring: Steve Earle, Graham Parker & the Rumour, Father John Misty, Tom Waits, Big Dipper, Mogwai and Widespread Panic

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(click for The Revolution Starts Now)

 

 

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Indie Music from 2012-

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MisterMusic brings you a quick mix of Indie bands and artists from 2012.  Some of the best stuff out there.

featuring music from: Gypsy & The Cat, Tanlines, Wild Nothing, Angus Stone, Terraplane Sun, Beach House and A.C. Newman.

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