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favorite albums 2009

Posted on Thursday 31 December 2009

I’m the last man standing at hearsay this year, so sorry for the poor year-long and end-of-year showing. But I wanted to share my picks all the same, here they are. topomodesto’s favorites 2009: 01. Diamond District – In The Ruff [mixtape sampler] Released, at first, for free in order to grab attention; the fantastic […]

favorite songs 2009

Posted on Wednesday 30 December 2009

best of 2009
Most of these found their way onto the monthly mixes, with the exception of some of the more well-known songs. Here they are for you, provided again in a nice Muxtape-style Opentape format. Enjoy.

favorite videos 2009

Posted on Tuesday 29 December 2009

After making my lists in 2006 and 2008, Matt & Kim finally hit the top by taking it all off. A couple unofficial versions of videos this year, which I think is pretty cool, but also probably says a little something about the economy. I don’t know if it really should qualify, but I’m also […]

december 2009 mix

( Mixes )

Posted on Tuesday 1 December 2009

December Mix

As soon as I finally got around to seeing Melancholy For Medicine, an indie flick that I missed at last year’s L.A. Film Fest, and that took a long time to make it to rentable DVD, I knew that I was starting off this month’s mix with Casiotone For The Painfully Alone‘s “New Year’s Kiss.” I must admit to have never fully ‘gotten’ Casiotone. I like an occasional song that seem like a different take on Stephin Merritt-style. “New Year’s Kiss” fits the movie perfectly: both in subject matter and mood. And hopefully it fits this mix as well.