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CHILL OUT :: Sunday Morning 2007-01-01 ESCAPE. Snow Patrol, Emiliana Torrini, Duncan Sheik, David Gray, AIR, Mazzy Star, Ashton Allen, Minnie Driver, Thievery Corporation, Ari Hest, Norah Jones, Bird York, Ivy, Phosphorescent, Sounds from the Ground. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
DANCE :: Hit the Dance Floor 2007-10-26 ALL DANCE MUSIC - 3 EXTRA TRACKS Luscious Jackson, LCD Soundsystem, Jamiroquai, Isley Brothers, Spoon, Hotel Costes, Beck, Timbaland/Timberlake/Furtado, Thievery Corporation, The Cure. Listen in iTunes
MARTINI MUSIC :: Straight Up Beautiful 2007-11-01 COCKTAIL PARTY MUSIC - QUIETER AND SOPHISTICATED. Madeleine Peyroux, Juana Molina, Earth Wind & Fire, Tony Bennett,Sting, Average White Band, Ceu, Paula Cole, Jack Johnson, Cyndi Lauper. Listen in iTunes
FEMALE ARTISTS :: All Dressed Up 2007-11-14 ALL FEMALE VOCALISTS - 3 EXTRA TRACKS. Frou Frou, Lucid 3, Colbie Caillet, Lisa Lauren, Two Loons for Tea, Shawn Colvin, Aimee Mann, Annie Lennox, KT Tunstall, Edie Brickell, Fiona Apple, Rickie Lee Jones. Listen in iTunes
FEMALE ARTISTS :: Girl Stuff 2007-12-30 ALL FEMALE VOCALISTS - 3 EXTRA TRACKS. Feist, Suzanne Vega, Nouvelle Vague, Joni Mitchell, Tori Amos, Beth Orton, Dido, Janis Ian, Imogen Heap, The Weepies, Merrie Amsterburg, Sara Bareilles, Eliza Gilkyson, Ceu. Listen in iTunes
MARTINI MUSIC :: Listen & Dine 2008-02-10 MORE DINNER PARTY MUSIC - QUIET AND SOPHISTICATED - 4 EXTRA TRACKS. Joe Sample, Etta James, The Isley Brothers, S-Tone Inc, Billie Holiday, Norah Jones, Jill Scott, Van Morrison,Jamie Cullum, Cibo Matto, Lyle Lovett, Brenda Lee, Kohala, Stevie Wonder Listen in iTunes
DANCE :: Just Let Go 2008-02-20 MUSIC THAT MOTIVATES - DANCE-WORKOUT-RUN - JUST MOVE. Bob Sinclar, Duffy, Average White Band, Kate Nash, REM, Timo Maas, The Cure, Beyonce, The Clash, Erro, Ojos de Brujo, Usher. Listen in iTunes
DAD :: Daddy-o on the Patio 2008-05-27 FOR THE GUY WHO ROCKS. La Rocca, Moe, Umphrey's McGee, Death Cab for Cutie, The Who, MGMT, Elbow, Jim Noir, Joe Cocker, The Raconteurs, Hothouse Flowers, Steve Winwood/Eric Clapton, Radiohead. Listen in iTunes
DAD :: Chillin' and Grillin' 2008-06-12 SPICE UP HIS LIFE. Slow Runner, Slightly Stoopid, Ben Taylor, Jethro Tull, Sun Kil Moon, Haley Bonar, Billy Bragg, James Taylor, Jakob Dylan, Citizen Cope, Eric Clapton, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Greg Laswell, Jose Gonzalez. Listen in iTunes
DAD :: The Guy In Charge 2008-06-12 MUSIC FOR THE TOP DOG. Coldplay, The Kooks, Vampire Weekend, Steve Miller Band, The Clarks, Mudcrutch, Jason Reeves, R.E.M., Big Blue Ball, Cat Stevens, Tristan Prettyman, The Kin. Listen in iTunes
SLOW DANCE :: With Only Me 2008-06-29 HOT SUMMER NIGHT SLOW DANCE. 2 EXTRA TRACKS. Etta James, Ali Farka Toure, Van Morrison, AWB, Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, Al Green, Alexi Murdoch, Landon Pigg, Bill Withers, John Southworth,Marvin Gaye, Isley Brothers. Listen in iTunes
WORKOUT :: Enjoy The Ride 2008-08-02 NEW TWIST ON WORKOUT MUSIC. MIX OF CLASSIC ROCK AND TECHNO - ENJOY THE RIDE. Alan Parsons Project, LL Cool J, Ronnie Laws, B-52's, The Kingsmen, Enur, Guess Who, Prince, Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Beastie Boys, VHS or BETA, Fujiya & Miyagi, Moby, The Tragically Hip. Listen in iTunes
CHILL OUT :: Lazy Weekend 2008-08-25 TIME TO UNWIND. NAP OR WORK TO THIS. Sigur Ros, St. James Inc., Mason Jennings, Natalia Zukerman, Simon & Garfunkel, Greg Laswell, Moby, Gemma Hayes, Conor Oberst, Pink Floyd, Angie Mattson, Ernie Halter, Marco D'Amico. Listen in iTunes
WORKOUT :: Motivate Me 2008-08-28 MORE WORKOUT MUSIC. CLASSIC ROCK/TECHNO. Seelenluft, Gran Ronde, The Pretenders, Run-DMC, Supertramp, REM, Eminem, Springsteen, Inaya Day, Citizen Cope, Neil Young, AWB, Young MC, Guster. Listen in iTunes
SLOW DANCE :: Under the Moon 2008-10-03 FALL BACK AND SLOW DANCE. GREAT FOR ENTERTAINING. John Mayer, Robin Thicke, Josh Kelley, Shelby Lynne, Patsy Cline, Michael Buble, Marc Jordan, Sophil Milman, Willie Nelson, Sting, Chris Pierce, Ernie Halter, melpo mene. Listen in iTunes
MARTINI MUSIC :: Set Your Table 2008-10-19 DINNER PARTY MUSIC. LOW KEY AND SOPHISTICATED. Marc Jordan, Marye Lobb, Goat, Carla Bruni, Tony Bennett/k.d.lang, Brazilian Girls, Bill Ricchini, Marlango, Willie Nelson, Jose Feliciano, Ayo, Robin Thicke, Swan Dive, Elvis Costello. Listen in iTunes
HOLIDAY - Jack Frost 2008-12-05 EACH ONE IS A GIFT. Blitzen Trapper, Sally Shapiro, Rogue Wave, Colbie Caillat, Jack Johnson, Au Revoir Simone Sara Bareilles & Ingrid Michaelson, Harry Connick Jr, Sarah McLachlan, Neil Halstead, Lenka, Michael Buble, Priscilla Ahn, Straight No Chaser, Clapton & Sheryl Crow. Listen in iTunes
MARTINI MUSIC :: Dinner Party Fare 2008-12-19 SOPHISTICATED FOR THE DINNER/COCKTAIL PARTY. Marye Lobb, Bebel Gilberto, Suzanne Vega, Ernie Halter, Frank Sinatra, Lalah Hathaway, Jessie Baylin, Lyle Lovett, Meiko, Patrice Pike, Lionel Neykov, Robin Thicke, Esperanza Spalding, Katie Melua, Elvis Costello. Listen in iTunes
SLOW DANCE :: Hold Me Tight 2009-02-06 VALENTINE SLOW DANCE. The Soul of John Black, Van Morrison, Melody Gardot, Marc Jordan, Raphael Saadiq, Coldplay, Al Green, Jeffrey Foucault, Eliane Elias, Michael Buble, Chet Baker, Wynonna Judd, Ray Charles, Elton John, Joan As Police Woman. Listen in iTunes
VALENTINE :: Be Mine 2009-02-11 SONGS FOR YOUR VALENTINE. Love Song Surprise, The Supremes, Michael Buble, Ben Folds, Lily Allen, Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder, Van Morrison, The Goo Goo Dolls, Jonatha Brooke, Landon Pigg, Shannon McNally, The Waterboys, Peter Frampton, Joan As Police Woman. Listen in iTunes
COCKTAIL PARTY :: Great Vibe 2009-04-01 PERFECT WITH COCKTAILS. Acos Coolkas, Peter Frampton, Gabin, ADELE, Thunderball, Muddy Waters, Katie Melua, Steely Dan, Sting, Cirque du Soleil, Ray Charles, Friend 'n Fellow, Sting, Emiliana Torrini, Etta James. Listen in iTunes
COCKTAIL PARTY :: Sophisticated Sound 2009-04-01 PERFECT WITH COCKTAILS. Bronski Beat, Eva Cassidy, Bill Withers, Bebel Gilberto, Madeleine Peyroux, Benjamin Diamond, Royksopp, Soulive, Marye Lobb, Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Esperanza Spalding, I:Cube, Leon Thomas III, Guardner. Listen in iTunes
COCKTAIL PARTY :: Hosts With the Most 2009-04-01 PERFECT WITH COCKTAILS. Zero 7, Herbie Hancock, Paula Cole, D:Fuse & Hiratzka, Robin Thcke, Jonah Smith, Ernie Halter, Seu Jorge, Sting, Moby, Nouvelle Vague, Marye Lobb, Frou Frou, Etta James. Listen in iTunes
COCKTAIL PARTY :: Nightcap 2009-04-01 PERFECT WITH COCKTAILS. Nikka Costa, Moby, Calexico, Natalia Zukerman, melpomene, Lisa Lauren, Bebel Gilberto, Chris Botti, Waldeck, S-Tone Inc., Chris Botti & Paula Cole, Monomusique, Bitter:Sweet, Q-Tip, Dave Specter & The Bluebirds. Listen in iTunes
COCKTAIL PARTY :: Mingle 2009-04-01 PERFECT WITH COCKTAILS. Gabin, J.D.Souther, Ali Farka Toure & Ry Cooder, Michael Jackson, Jeff Lorber, Chrissy Coughlin, Soulive, Nikko Patrelakis, Yanni, Bob Brazil, Tristan Prettyman, Katie Melua, Deep Forest, Sting. Listen in iTunes
WORKOUT :: Ten More To Go 2009-05-15 SEE DAD RUN. PERFECT FATHER'S DAY GIFT. Green Day, Dead Rock West, LCD Soundsystem, Serena Ryder, Eric Clapton, Radiohead, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Cut Copy, Hot Chip, The Brothers Johnson, MGMT, Cracker, Wolf Parade, Jackie Greene, Grand National. Listen in iTunes
ANNIVERSARY :: Lovers 2009-06-10 CLASSICS FROM THE 30s,40s,50s with SOME NEW SURPRISES. PERFECT FOR PARENTS' BDAY OR ANNIVERSARY PARTY. Ray Charles, Etta James, Diana Krall, Sting, Shelby Lynne, Chriss Botti, Chet Baker, Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis, Wynonna Judd, Eliane Elias, Marye Lobb, Perry Como, Cyndi Lauper & Tony Bennett, Tonny Bennett & k.d. lang. Listen in iTunes
ANNIVERSARY :: We Made It 2009-06-11 CLASSICS FROM THE 30s,40s,50s with SOME NEW SURPRISES. PERFECT FOR PARENTS' BDAY OR ANNIVERSARY PARTY. Brenda Lee, Cab Calloway, Dean Martin, Shelby Lynne, Tony Bennett, Serena Ryder, Diana Krall, melpo mene, Madeleine Peyroux, Jamie Cullum, Pink Martini, Suzanne Vega, Etta James, Nat "King" Cole, Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra, Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra. Listen in iTunes
ANNIVERSARY :: All Ours 2009-06-12 CLASSICS FROM THE 30s,40s,50s with SOME NEW SURPRISES. PERFECT FOR PARENTS' BDAY OR ANNIVERSARY PARTY. Madeleine Peyroux, melpo mene, Frank Sinatra, Marye Lobb, Miles Davis, The Four Freshmen, Etta James, Jose Feliciano, Melody Gardot, Sting, Stan Getz, Michael Buble, Frank Sinatra, J.D. Souther, The Andrews Sisters, Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong, Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis Listen in iTunes
ANNIVERSARY :: Like Gold 2009-06-14 CLASSICS FROM THE 30s,40s,50s with SOME NEW SURPRISES. PERFECT FOR PARENTS' BDAY OR ANNIVERSARY PARTY. Etta James, Ink Spots, ADELE, Billie Holiday, Nicola Conte, Woody Herman, Chris Botti, Astrud Gilberto, Rod Stewart, Frank Sinatra, Artie Shaw and His Orchestra, Tony Bennett, Andrew Sisters, Bing Crosby, The Chandeliers, Diana Krall & Ray Charles, Chrissy Coughlin. Listen in iTunes
ANNIVERSARY :: Forever Yours 2009-06-17 CLASSICS FROM THE 30s,40s,50s with SOME NEW SURPRISES. PERFECT FOR PARENTS' BDAY OR ANNIVERSARY PARTY. Etta James, Ray Charles,Dean Martin, Patsy Cline, Glenn Miller & the Dorsey Brothers, Little Walter, Paula Cole, Ernie Halter, Marye Lobb, The Four Freshmen, Frank Sinatra, Katie Melua, The Andrew Sisters, Joe Sample & Randy Crawford, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Shelby Lynne, Jose Feliciano. Listen in iTunes
DAD :: The List 2009-06-22 FATHER WANTS TO KNOW BEST. Birdmonster, Sonic Youth, The Killers, Franz Ferdinand, Kings of Leon, Steely Dan, Pete Yorn, Deer Tick, Stellar Road, The Guggenheim Grotto, Steve Miller Band, Vetiver, The White Stripes, Bob Schneider, nico stai. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
MICHAEL JACKSON :: You Rocked Our World 2009-07-01 ALL MICHAEL. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
INSTRUMENTAL :: No Words 2009-07-01 NO WORDS. NO NEED. JUST LISTEN. Tyler Ramsey, Bruce Cockburn, The Doobie Brothers, Nomo, Natalie MacMaster, Willy Porter, Earth Wind & Fire, Lili Hayden feat. Itai Disraeli, Beyonce, Kaki King. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
LOLLAPALOOZA :: Taste 4 2009-07-11 COUNTDOWN TO CHICAGO'S BEST MUSIC FEST. AUG 7 8 9. Peter Bjorn and John, The Killers, Ben Harper, Ra Ra Riot, Ben Folds, Bon Iver, Andrew Bird, Animal Collective, Kings of Leon, Jane's Addiction, Passion Pit, Cold War Kids, TV On the Radio, The Decemberists, Gomez, Vampire Weekend. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
DANCE :: Move That Body 2009-09-30 STRUT YOUR STUFF. (music from the Northwestern Settlement House charity event "Style Under the Stars" Fashion Show) Great workout / dance music. Ashlee Simpson, Moby, A.R.Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire), Lady GaGa & Colby O'Donis, Kaskade, Starsound, Nelly Furtado, Michael Jackson, Boozoo Bajou, Beyonce, Earth Wind & Fire, Black Eyed Peas, Timbaland feat Justin Timberlake, The Isley Brothers, Vitamin String Quartet, Chris Brown. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
HOLIDAY :: Comfort and Joy 2009-11-16 TIS THE SEASON. Enya, moe., Sting, Vince Guaraldi Trio, George Winston, Johnny Mathis, Steve Miller Band, The Manhattan Transfer, Mannheim Steamroller, Bela Fleck & The Fleckstones, The Beach Boys, James Taylor feat Natalie Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Emilie-Claire Barlow, Joshua Radin, Tony Bennett. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
SLOW DANCE :: Sway 2010-01-18 SLOW DOWN AND SWAY. Keaton Simons, Etta James, Ari Hest, Rickie Lee Jones, The Pentagons, Dave Specter & Steve Freund, Taylor Swift, Ernie Halter, Mary J. Blige, Classics IV, Nora O'Connor, Martin Sexton, Lizz Wright, Andrew Bird, Todd Kessler. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
WORKOUT :: Heavyweight 2010-01-26 GET UP AND GO. Music for your run, your workout, your party. These tracks will up your mood. Cracker, The Heavy, Incubus, Fabolous & Jeremih, Genesis, The Crystal Method, Little Big Town, Kanye West, Death Cab for Cutie, Eric Clapton, Say Hi to Your Mom, Kylie Minogue, Pearl Jam, Datatrock, The Wallflowers. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
HARDSHIP :: Listening Will Help 2010-01-27 SERIOUS LYRICS for a SERIOUS CAUSE. One eskimO, Piers Faccini, Matt Morris, Regina Spektor, Buddy Guy, Greg Laswell, Wintersleep, Jenny Lewis, Dan Auerbach, George Harrison, Headlights, Marvin Gaye, Orange Is In, Seabird, Iron & Wine. *ALL PROCEEDS from this playlist go to Haiti Relief Efforts. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
HARDSHIP :: We're In This Together 2010-01-30 LYRICS TELL THE STORY. LISTEN & HELP. The Syn, Monsters of Folk, Bright Eyes, Brendan James, Randy Newman, Jack's Mannequin, One eskimO, Greg Laswell, Coldplay, Seal, Ringo Starr, The Pines, Timbaland, David Byrne & Brian Eno, Crosby Stills & Nash. ALL PROCEEDS from this playlist go to Haiti Relief Efforts. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
WORLD :: A Music Adventure 2010-02-22 EXPAND YOUR HORIZONS - valslist world tunes. Brazilian pop Bebel Gilberto, Modern Polish folk Warsaw Village Band, African/French Julia Starr & Patrice Larose feat Leity M'Baye,Canadian/French Mylene Farmer, Afro-pop Angelique Kidjo, Mexican pop rock Mana, Italian rock Zucchero & Sting, Faroe Islands Teitur, Bollywood Fanaa soundtrack, French pop Charles Dube, Reggae Tribal Seeds, Senegalese guitarist Baaba Maal, Austrian Wolfgang Ambros, Latin Camila, American Afro beat Nomo. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
CONGRATULATIONS :: You've Arrived 2010-03-24 IT'S OK TO SHOW OFF. YOU'VE EARNED IT. A playlist of congrats will help you celebrate. Dolores O'Riordan, Kasabian, Switchfoot, Laura Veirs, Yes, Bethany Dillon, Fanfarlo, The Wallflowers, Kris Allen, Santana, Headlights, OneRepublic, Needtobreathe, Dave MatthewS Band, U2. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
WORKOUT :: One More Set 2010-04-01 GET UP AND GO. James Lanman, CSS, Filligar, Luce, Edgar Winter, Santigold, Cut Copy, Eels, Cage the Elephant, The Doors, The Ke$ha Remix Band, Sonic Youth, Paul van Dyk, The Go-Betweens, Tom Petty. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
MOM :: You Build Us 2010-04-05 YOU ROCK & WE BENEFIT. Goodtimes Goodtimes,Zeus, Elizabeth & The Catapult, Owl City, Rod Stewart, Danny Gokey, Colin Hay, Kris Allen, Ingrid Michaelson, Graham Nash, Chris Pierce, Locksley, OneRepublic, Beach House, Needtobreathe. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
FAREWELL :: Moving On 2010-04-12 HEARTFELT SONGS TO SAY GOODBYE. Elliott Yamin, Warren Zevon, Luke Brindley, Greg Laswell, The Blue Nile, Ben Harper, Iron & Wine, Alexi Murdoch, Susan Boyle, Andrew Belle, Sean Paul, NSYNC & Gloria Estefan. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
FAREWELL :: Letting Go 2010-04-12 GOODBYE TO A FRIEND. Steve Forbert, Katie Melua, Tuck & Patti, John Mayer, Ray LaMontagne, Pete Yorn, Pieta Brown, Pete Francis, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Harry Manx, George Winston. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
FEMALE ARTISTS :: XY Chromosome 2010-04-26 AN ALL FEMALE CAST. AND THEY ROCK. Natalia Zukerman, Trina Hamlin, Daphne Willis, Dance Hall Crashers, Chrissie Hynde, Patrice Pike & Wayne Sutton, My Dear Disco, Theresa Andersson, Adrianne, Diana Krall, Loretta Lynn, The Ditty Bops, Erin McKeown, Imogen Heap, Diane Birch. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
60's DUSTIES :: Uncle Phil's Basement 2010-04-27 UNCLE PHIL TAKES US WAY BACK. HOW MANY DO YOU REMEMBER? Steppenwolf, Dave Mason, Canned Heat, The Troggs, Cat Stevens, Buffalo Springfield, The Castaways, The Five Americans, Count Five, Sugarloaf, Graham Nash, Simon & Garfunkel, Status Quo, The Knickerbockers, Grand Funk Railroad. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
60's DUSTIES :: Uncle Phil's Attic 2010-05-17 FLASHBACK TO THE 60s. HOW OLD WERE YOU? Remember these: Deep Purple, The Hollies, The Dave Clark Five, The Troggs, The Small Faces, Tommy James & The Shondells, Cream, Buffalo Springfield, Jaggerz, The Cyrkle, The Zombies, Simon & Garfunkel, Love, The Ventures, Mountain. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
WORKOUT :: Marathon Man 2010-06-11 RUNNING TUNES FOR DAD: Fujiya & Miyagi, John Butler Trio, Hockey, Plants and Animals, Dire Straits, Styx, Citizen Cope, Locksley, Argent, Caribou, The Egg, The Temper Trap, The Fratellis, Ronnie Laws, Bad Company. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
DAD :: Father Knows Best 2010-06-11 THE LAST WORD. Citay, The Burned, The Hold Steady, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, INXS, John Butler Trio, Spoon, Jakob Dylan, Kings of Leon, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Solid Gold, Cary Brothers, Elmwood, Tyrone Wells, Trevor Hall. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
WORKOUT :: Buff Daddy 2010-06-12 PUMP YOU UP. New tracks mixed with vintage rock to motivate you. The Besnard Lakes, Kings of Leon, The Doors, Ya Boy, Shout Out Louds, Jethro Tull, Sonic Youth, The Black Keys, Golden Earring, The Script, Black Eyed Peas, Led Zeppelin, James Lanman, The White Stripes, Lynyrd Skynyrd. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
WORKOUT :: Guy With a Six Pack 2010-06-13 LOOKING GOOD. A mix of vintage rock and new tunes with similar vibe - Foghat, The Mother Hips, The Soundtrack of Our Lives, Broken Bells, Arcade Fire, Thin Lizzy, Hot Chip, Steve Earle, Led Zeppelin, The Black Keys, Stone Temple Pilots, Steely Dan, Dora Flood, Hot Chip, Carbon Leaf. JUST LISTEN. * More Father's Day Mixes inside.. Listen in iTunes
WORKOUT :: Sugar Daddy 2010-06-13 FOR THE SWEET SIDE OF HIM. The Drawing Room, The Mother Hips, Damien Jurado, OneRepublic, Steve Miller Band, Infant Sorrow, Motion City Soundtrack, Matisyahu, Joshua Radin, Cat Stevens, Ingrid Michaelson, Dave Barnes, Aqualung, Merrie Amsterburg, Nil Lara. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Mood Swing 2010-07-19 FOR ALL OF YOUR YOUS. New tunes from The New Pornographers, Fanfarlo, Court Yard Hounds, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, and more. Valslist faves: David Gray, Jackson Browne & David Lindley, The Album Leaf, Anathallo, Damien Jurado, Needtobreathe, Stephen Stills, Angus & Julia Stone, Doves, Blitzen Trapper, Mimicking Birds. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
FEMALE ARTISTS :: Sweet Sound 2010-07-28 FEMALE VOICES BE HEARD: Brand new from Sheryl Crow, Angel Taylor, Tracy Bonham, Alyssa Suede. New to valslist: Samantha James, Elizabeth Cook. Faves: School of Seven Bells, Laura Veirs, Mary J. Blige, Kris Delmhorst, She & Him. Vintage tracks: Pretenders. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Taste of Lollapalooza 1 2010-08-07 LOLLA 2010. CAN'T GET TO THE FEST? WE'LL BRING THE FEST TO YOU. Valslist favorite bands: Frightened Rabbit, These United States, The Walkmen, Raphael Saadiq, Drive-By Truckers, The New Pornographers, Dirty Projectors, The Black Keys, Jamie Lidell, Chromeo, The Strokes, Lady GaGa, Mimicking Birds, The Morning Benders. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Taste of Lollapalooza 2 2010-08-07 LOLLA 2010. CAN'T GET TO THE FEST? WE'LL BRING THE FEST TO YOU: Rogue Wave, The Verve Pipe, The xx, Grizzly Bear, Deer Tick, Spoon, Kaskade, Slightly Stoopid, Cut Copy, Phoenix, Skybox, Miniature Tigers, HEALTH, The Dodos. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Taste of Lollapalooza 3 2010-08-08 LOLLA 2010. CAN'T GET TO THE FEST? WE'LL BRING THE FEST TO YOU. Company of Thieves, Switchfoot, Blitzen Trapper, The Ike Reilly Assassination, Mumford & Sons, Freelance Whales, Minus the Bear, Hockey, MuteMath, Erykah Badu, MGMT, The Temper Trap, The National, Arcade Fire, Soundgarden. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Break It Down 2010-09-12 TEACH US STEP BY STEP. Brand new from Arcade Fire, Maroon 5, Jon Auer, Cas Haley, David Gray, Sheryl Crow, Dave Specter, Lady Antebellum. Faves: Juliana Hatfield Three, Lady GaGa, Trevor Hall, Taio Cruz, Brian Wilson. Vintage tracks: Creedence Clearwater Revival, Robert Plant. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Parallel Play 2010-09-18 MUSIC & YOU. SIDE BY SIDE. Brand new from Keane, The New Pornographers, Ray LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs, The Sadies. Valslist faves: Carbon Leaf, The Northwoods, Beach House, Mumford & Sons, Nada Surf, James Lee Stanley. New to valslist: Cornershop, Joe Henry. Vintage tracks: Al Stewart, Todd Rundgren, Etta James. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Sound Advice 2010-09-18 SIT DOWN & LISTEN. New to valslist: Lucky Elephant, V.V. Brown, Seth Swirsky, Micaela Kingslight. Valslist faves: Bell X1, James Morrison, Earlimart, Down the Line, Beach House, Richard Julian, Donavon Frankenreiter, Coldplay. Vintage tracks: Cat Stevens, War. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
DANCE :: Get Your Groove 2010-10-01 STRUT. Another great fashion show on the North Shore. Current: Pop Star Baby, B.o.B., Miley Cyrus, The Temper Trap, Phoenix, Thievery Corporation, AIR, TOK feat Pitbull, Jamie Lidell, Andrew Bird, Fujiya & Miyagi, Jamiroquai, HEALTH. Vintage tracks by The Alan Parsons Project, Steely Dan, Vanilla Ice, Prince. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
DANCE :: Strut This 2010-10-02 MORE TO STRUT TO. The playlist continues... Fashion show runway music by Justin Timberlake, Dave Specter, B.o.B., Nicola Conte, 2Pac Roger Troutman & Dr. Dre, Jonathan Cain, Miike Snow, Zero 7, Glee Cast, Ratatat, Robin Thicke, Ana Laan, The Dandy Warhols, Taio Cruz & Ludacris, Phoenix. Vintage tracks by Daryl Hall & John Oates, Earth Wind & Fire, The Brothers Johnson. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
The Verge of Edge 2010-10-08 BABY STEP TO THE LEFT. Brand new by Maroon 5, The Steve Miller Band, Luke Brindley. Valslist favorites by Charlie Mars, Thao, john gold, Los Lobos, Calexico, Cary Brothers, Charlotte Gainsbourg, John Legend & The Roots, LeAnn Rimes, OneRepublic. Vintage tracks by Bread, Elton John. JUST LISTEN. * New playlists every Friday on valslist.com. Tell your friends. Listen in iTunes
VAL'S VAULT 3 2010-10-22 OUR OLD TRACKS MIGHT BE NEW TO YOU. Val's favorite tracks from the past few years. Time to catch up, load your iPod with The Samples, The Bravery, Nada Surf, Snow Patrol, the Decemberists, James Blunt, Pete Yorn, Merrie Amsterburg, The Midway State, Mike Doughty, Eric Clapton, Pat McGee Band, Citizen Cope, Travis, The Feeling, Aqualung. * New music on Valslist.com every Friday - tell your friends. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
VAL'S VAULT 2 2010-10-22 OUR OLD TRACKS MIGHT BE NEW TO YOU. Val's favorite tracks from the past few years. Time to catch up, load your iPod with Juana Molina, Laura Veirs, Paolo Nutini, Nick Drake, The Shins, John Mayer, Rose Smith, Guster, Coldplay, The Fray, Dispatch, Will Stratton, The Subdudes, Iron & Wine, The Kooks, Modest Mouse, The Be Good Tanyas. * New music every Friday on Valslist.com - tell your friends. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
VAL'S VAULT 1 2010-10-22 OUR OLD TRACKS MIGHT BE NEW TO YOU. Val's favorite tracks from the past few years. Catch up fast, load your iPod now with Piers Faccini, Tori Amos, Frou Frou, Juanes, Trevor Hall, Jonah Smith, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Citizen Cope, John Mayer, Lisa Lauren, Papas Fritas, Goat, The Shins, Keane, The Decemberists, Breaks Co-Op, Pete Yorn. * New playlists every Friday on Valslist.com - tell your friends. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Heads Up Is Lucky 2010-10-24 PICK IT UP! New to Valslist: Hacienda, Angels & Airwaves, Red Cortez, The Henry Clay People, Cee Lo Green, Atomic Tom. Valslist favorites: Carrie Rodriguez, Katy Perry, Florence & The Machine, Nelly, Yo La Tengo, Junip, Robert Plant. Vintage tracks: Eagles, Traffic. * New playlists every Friday on Valslist.com. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Some of Steve's Favorites... 2010-10-26 guest list from photographer steve azzato ...FROM HIS BOOK, "THEIR LOVE OF MUSIC." Photographer Steve Azzato just released a gorgeous coffee table book - a pictorial of artists and a quote from each, describing why they do what they do. It's a passionate look at these talented individuals and their love of music... Read more and purchase at: www.quietlightpublishing.com * New playlists every Friday at Valslist.com - tell your friends. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
And Your Agenda Is? 2010-10-29 EVERYONE HAS ONE. Brand new from Deerhunter, Clare Burson, Guster, Pete Yorn. Valslist favorites by The Dodos, Isaac Russell, Choir of Young Believers, Rogue Wave, Jackie Greene, Oscar D'Leon, Punch Brothers, Tired Pony. Vintage tracks by Pete Townshend, Faces, Joe Cocker. JUST LISTEN. * New playlists every Friday on valslist.com. Share with friends - Listen in iTunes
Who Knew? 2010-11-03 DIDN'T KNOW THEY HAD IT IN 'EM. Valslist loves Small Sins, Junip, The National, Homer Hiccolm & The Rocketboys, The Acorn. Big surprises from Huey Lewis & The News, Keith Richards, Liz Phair, Tom Jones, Robert Plant, Neil Diamond, George Harrison & Ravi Shankar. Vintage tracks from Traffic, Eagles. JUST LISTEN. *New playlists every Friday on Valslist.com - tell your friends - Listen in iTunes
Wicked Clever 2010-11-04 NOT EVERYONE CAN DO THIS. New to Valslist: Small Sins, Cocteau Twins, Panda Bear, Atomic Tom, Sunshine Anderson, Trouble Andrew, Dr. John & The Lower 911. Valslist faves: Florence & The Machine, The National, Tired Pony, Arcade Fire, Suzanne Vega, The Weepies. Vintage Tracks: Stephen Stills, ZZ Top. JUST LISTEN. * New playlists every Friday on Valslist.com - Tell Your Friends. Listen in iTunes
To The Coast 2010-11-05 ONE LAST LISTEN BEFORE I GO. Brand new from Arcade Fire, Kings of Leon. New to Valslist: Quiet Company, Tim O'Brien, The Rocketboys, Acoustic Alchemy. Valslist faves: Mat Kearney, Maps & Atlases, Counting Crows, Band of Horses, Mimicking Birds, Eric Lindell. World tune by Jorge Ben. Vintage tracks by The Rolling Stones, Pure Prairie League. JUST LISTEN. *New playlists every Friday on Valslist.com - tell your friends - Listen in iTunes
ALL BEATLES 1 2010-11-20 FINALLY. WE'VE BEEN WAITING. Val's picks from The Beatles' catalogue. Not the mainstream tracks, but the ones Val grew up on. New playlists every Friday on Valslist.com. Tell your friends. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
ALL BEATLES 2 2010-11-20 FINALLY. THEY'VE ARRIVED. Val's picks from The Beatles'catalogue. Somehow, they all come together. New playlists every Friday on Valslist.com. Tell your friends. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
ALL BEATLES 3 2010-11-20 FINALLY. A REVOLUTION. Choice tracks from The Beatles' catalogue. Some you know, some maybe you don't. New playlist every Friday on Valslist.com. Tell your friends. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Ricochet 2010-12-05 GREAT MUSIC HEADED THIS WAY. New to Valslist: Fran Healy, Jared Lee, Brooks & Dunn, Bryan Greenberg, PJ Harvey. New from: The Decemberists, Plain White T's, James, Amos Lee. Valslist faves: Mumford & Sons, Whiskeytown, Juanes, Kings of Leon. Vintage tracks by Eric Clapton, The Corrs. New playlists every Friday at Valslist.com. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
DANCE :: Boogie Shoes 2010-12-16 GRAB YOUR BOOGIE SHOES. Listen in iTunes
Note to Self 2010-12-16 Valslist.com Boutique Music Website = Your shopping list for the iTunes Store. THESE TRACKS SHOULD BE AT THE TOP OF YOUR LIST. New to Valslist: Brazos, Trouble Andrew. New from: Teitur, Lykke Li, Ray LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs, Ra Ra Riot, Keith Urban. Valslist favorites: Andrew Bird, Fran Healy, 7 Worlds Collide, Jeffrey Foucault. Vintage tracks by B.B. King & Eric Clapton, Ray Charles, Bettye LaVette, Al Green & Lyle Lovett. New playlists every Friday on Valslist.com. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Put Me On Your List 2010-12-16 "A-LIST" SONGS. New to Valslist: Brad Senne, Toni Childs, lady danville, Thief, Buddy, Sean Hayes. Valslist favorite artists: Ra Ra Riot, Freelance Whales, Dylan LeBlanc, Jose Gonzalez, Winterpills, Micaela Kingslight, Brazos. Vintage tracks by Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds -Beatles cover, James Taylor. New playlists every Friday at Valslist.com. JUST LSTEN. Listen in iTunes
HOLIDAY :: Snowy Sunday 2010-12-17 HOLIDAY SONGS WITH A NICE TWIST. These amazing artists give their version of holiday spirit: KT Tunstall, The Puppini Sisters, The Ready Set, Kate Diaz, Jeremy Fisher, Coldplay, Ella Fitzgerald, 33Miles, Steel Magnolia, Point of Grace, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Matt Morris, Dave Barnes, Pink Martini. New playlists every Friday on Valslist.com JUST LISTEN. * KATE DIAZ (track 4 Christmas Smiles) is a 13 year old singer/songwriter who wrote to Valslist to help promote her mission (download her song and all proceeds go to Children's Cancer.) Tis' the season. Listen in iTunes
HOLIDAY :: Surprise Me 2010-12-18 HOLIDAY TUNES WITH JINGLE. An eclectic mix of pop, classic, traditional, world and indie. Yours from Five for Fighting, Mariah Carey, Elvis Presley, Annie Lennox, David Arkenstone, Nat "King" Cole, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Vince Guaraldi Trio, Naturally 7, Neon Trees, The Puppini Sisters, The Priests, Orla Fallon, Barlow Girl, Point of Grace, Dave Barnes. * New playlists every Friday at Valslist.com. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Gift Me. 2010-12-29 MAKE YOUR iPOD SMILE. New music you must add to your list. New to Valslist: Dada, Pomplamoose, Shayna Goldstein & Zach Heckendorf, Fistful of Mercy, Donora, The New Mastersounds. Val's faves: Ra Ra Riot, Luce, Katie Herzig, Freelance Whales, Dylan LeBlanc, Ed Harcourt. Vintage tracks by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, James Taylor. JUST LISTEN. New playlists added every Friday at Valslist.com. Tell your friends. Listen in iTunes
Resolution 2010-12-31 NEW YEARS RESOLUTION: FILL iPOD. Start here. Artists new to Valslist: Linfinity, Eliza Doolittle, Jenny and Johnny Thad Cockrell, Chris Thomas King. Val's faves: The Killers, Jann Klose, Justin Nozuka, Neon Trees, A.R. Rahman, Iron & Wine, Katy Perry, Sugarland. Vintage tracks by XTC and Joe Cocker. New playlists every Friday at Valslist.com. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Your Sound Lives On 2011-01-04 A TRIBUTE TO GERRY RAFFERTY ... I grew up on his music... New artists to Valslist: Dick Prall, Blonde Redhead, mark abis. Val's favorites: Antje Duvekot, Junip, Pieta Brown, Trevor Hall, Fistful of Mercy, ADELE, Pete Yorn, Sharon Van Etten. Vintage tracks by Jethro Tull, The Doobie Brothers, Gerry Rafferty RIP. New playlists every Friday at Valslist.com. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
You. For Better or Worse. 2011-02-02 guest list by heyjoy. EITHER WAY, YOU'RE GREAT. A guest playlist by my biz partner, Joy Hart. New to Valslist: Love and Rockets, Mother Mother, Marnie Stern, Eef Barzelay, Port O'Brien, Owen, A Sunny Day in Glasgow, Har Mar Superstar. Faves: Hugo, The Replacements, The Heavy, Sharon Van Etten, XTC. New playlists every Friday. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
VALENTINE :: Be Mine 2011-02-02 LOVE SONGS FOR THE BIG DAY. New to Valslist: Alex Goot, Lee Ritenour, Chris Thomas King, Dave Barnes. Faves: Ben Folds, Lily Allen, Sun Kil Moon, Jonatha Brooke, Landon Pigg, Shannon McNally, The Waterboys. Vintage tracks: Stevie Wonder, The Supremes, Peter Frampton. New playlists every Friday on Valslist.com. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
SUPER BOWL :: Let the Rumpus Begin 2011-02-02 guest list by heyjoy. PRE-GAME TUNES TO PUMP UP THE JAM. Since most football players are beasts, note the band names in this list - a veritable wild kingdom. New to Valslist: Young Mammals, Felix Da Housecat & Nina Simone, The Foxymorons, Foals, Birds & Batteries. Valslist faves: Band of Horses, Freelance Whales, Miniature Tigers, Deerhunter, Phoenix, Grizzly Bear, Wild Beasts, Noah and the Whale, Frightened Rabbit, Three Dog Night. New playlists every Friday. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
OSCARS :: Red Carpet Playlist 2011-02-11 OSCAR PARTY - HOST OR GUEST - A GREAT PLAYLIST IS A MUST. New to Valslist: Molehill, Glenn Tilbrook & The Fluffers, April Bender, Ringside, Dick Prall, Ben Rector, Jamie Foxx. Valslist faves: The Black Eyed Peas, Two Door Cinema Club, Fitz & The Tantrums, Cold War Kids, Rascal Flatts, The Raconteurs, Iron & Wine, The Posies. New playlists every Friday valslist.com. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
A Bit o' Brit 2011-02-18 guest list by heyjoy. ENGLISH BEAT - POP MUSIC WITH A TWIST - GREAT PARTY FARE. New to Valslist: Metropolitan, The Eames Era, Snowden, French Kicks, The Wombats, The Jam, New Order, Empire of the Sun, Coltrane Motion. Faves: Locksley, The Kooks, White Rabbits, Tapes 'n Tapes, Company of Thieves, Oasis, The Soft Pack, Arcade Fire. New Playlists Every Friday valslist.com. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Take the Short Cut 2011-02-20 MAKES THINGS EASY ON YOURSELF - HERE'S A PLAYLIST FOR YOUR READY. New to Valslist: The Twilight Singers, Peter Murphy, Amy Rigby, Teddy Thompson, Dave Sills, Derby. Faves: Arcade Fire, Needtobreathe, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Bruno Mars, John Legend, Fitz & The Tantrums, Drive-By Truckers. Vintage tracks by Carly Simon, Steve Winwood. New playlists every Friday Valslist.com. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
CHILL OUT :: By The Fire 2011-02-21 CHILL OUT WITH OLD & NEW and SMILE AS YOU NOD OFF. New to Valslist: Lia Ices, Ali Akbar Khan. Faves: Sufjan Stevens, Dave Matthews Band, Edie Brickell, Cat Power, Si*Se, Haley Bonar, Wilco, Juana Molina. Vintage tracks by CSNY, Joni Mitchell, Cat Stevens, Curtis Mayfield, Peter Frampton. New playlists every Friday Valslist.com. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
WORLD :: A Music Adventure 2011-03-02 PACK YOUR BAGS, WE'RE GOING OUTSIDE THE MARGINS. World tunes that you'll love for dinner party or chill time. Bebel Gilberto (brazilian pop), Warsaw Village Band (modern polish-folk), Julia Sarr & Patrice Larose (african-french), Mylene Farmer (canadian french), Angelique Kidjo w Peter Gabriel (afro-pop), Mana (mexican pop-rock), Zucchero w Sting (italian rock), Teitur (faroe islands artist), Fanaa soundtrack (bollywood), Charles Dube (french pop), Tribal Seeds (reggae), Baaba Maal (senegalese guitarist), Wolfgang Ambros (austrian), Camila (latin), Nomo (american afro-beat) Listen in iTunes
Men Applause 2011-03-14 3 CHEERS FOR THESE GUYS. New Artists to Valslist: Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, Derby, Beady Eye, Lia Ices, Gregg Allman. Valslist Faves: Blitzen Trapper, Badly Drawn Boy, Bright Eyes, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Deerhunter, DeVotchka, Ian McGlynn, Ray LaMontagne. Vintage tracks by Cat Stevens, Elton John. New Playlists every Friday Valslist.com. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Safe Landing 2011-03-19 PROCEEDS FROM THIS PLAYLIST WILL GO TO EARTHQUAKE RELIEF EFFORTS, JAPAN. I DEDICATE THIS TO MY BROTHER WHO WAS THERE. Songs: Can't Find My Way Home :: Set Fire to the Rain :: Unison Falling Into Harmony :: Don't Let the World Go Black :: Vertigo :: Never Seen No Devil :: The Lime Tree :: You Are My Sun :: What A Day :: State of Our Affairs :: Coldest Days :: What I Saw :: Low Ways :: No Harm :: If You Want Me To :: House of Cards :: Life Is Life. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
I'm Overcome. 2011-03-21 DEDICATED TO MY BROTHER - who was in the quake. Upon his return, his text message read "I'm Overcome." Songs on this list tell a story: Locomotive Breath, Coldest Days, You Are Not Alone, Origami Crane, Deep Oblivion, The Wandering, The Ballad of Broken Bones, Save Yourself, If I Had a Boat, After the Storm, Healed, The Rescue Blues, I'd Be Lying, Out of the Cold, Everybody Needs Love, Darkest Things, Southern Light. All proceeds will go to relief efforts in Japan. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Kaizen 2011-03-27 KAIZEN: BABY STEPS TO MAKE A CHANGE ... (pick up the book - a life changer) Brand new from R.E.M., Edie Brickell, Lee MacDougall, Nil Lara, G. Love, Lia Ices, Junip. Other faves: Counting Crows, Patty Griffin, Chuck Prophet, Bill Leverty, Chris Cornell, The Felice Brothers. Vintage tracks from Graham Nash, America. JUST LISTEN Listen in iTunes
Sand Between Your Toes 2011-03-27 SPRING BREAK TUNES: New to Valslist: Foster the People, Papercuts, Brother, Awolnation, Boy & Bear, Save the Clocktower, Kirk Franklin. Valslist faves: The Strokes, Natasha Bedingfield, The Black Eyed Peas, Cold War Kids, Soundgarden. Vintage tracks by Jethro Tull, George Harrison. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes