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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
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
A Banker & a Rock Star 2012-09-05 MAKE NEW FRIENDS AND KEEP THE OLD. New artists to Valslist: Divine Fits, Eric McCarley, Ryan Bingham, The Changes, Rodriguez, Agnes Obel, O Rappa, Matthew Dear. Valslist faves: Rebecca Loebe, Green River Ordinance, OneRepublic, Citizen Cope, Birdy, Teitur, The Heavy, Ben Howard, Slightly Stoopid, Minus the Bear, Leo Kottke, John Fullbright. Vintage tracks by Sylvester, Donovan, The Beatles. 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
A Booming Voice 2012-10-07 THESE VOICES ARE A MUST HAVE FOR YOUR COLLECTION. New to Valslist: Miguel, Tift Merritt, Kelis, Bill Fay, Two Spot Gobi, Nneka. Valslist favorite artists: Tristan Prettyman, Beth Orton, Tori Amos, Angus Stone, Heart, Young the Giant, Rihanna, The Wandering, Matthew Perryman Jones, Boy & Bear, The Sea and Cake, Calexico, Diana Krall, Mumford & Sons, Cat Power, Imagine Dragons, Alabama Shakes, The Mountain Goats. Vintage tracks by: Eric Clapton, The Guess Who, Yes. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
A Dead Playlist by Beth 2015-07-05 The Grateful Dead's Fare Thee Well concert is in Chicago this weekend. Here's a taste from by DeadHead friend Beth: Listen in iTunes
A Spiritual Thing 2012-04-09 COME TOGETHER and JUST LISTEN. New artists to Valslist: My Sad Captains, The Lumineers, Cass McCombs, Kurt Vile, Vessel, La Sera, Carter Tanton, Sam Brenner, Aidan Knight, Bombay Bicycle Club, Cloud Cult, Owen Campbell, Gear Daddies. Valslist favorites: Best Coast, Trevor Hall, Miike Snow. Vintage tracks by Talking Heads, Simon & Garfunkel. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
About Face 2015-09-12 A Quick Switch Needn't Catch You Off-Guard. JUST LISTEN. 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
All Together Now 2011-10-28 A SOUNDTRACK FOR YOUR GATHERING. New to Valslist: Andy Grammer, Faith Hill. Valslist faves: Dawes, Trevor Hall, Portugal.The Man, Feist, The Middle East, Goldfrapp, Ben Folds, Incubus, The Kooks, Mayer Hawthorne. Vintage tracks by Steely Dan, Carole King. New playlist every Friday. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Amazing You 2011-05-18 AMAZING, EACH AND EVERY ONE. New artists to Valslist: AgesandAges, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Jeremy Fisher, Suckers. Valslist faves: Death Cab for Cutie, The Strokes, Stevie Nicks, Brett Dennen, The Spares, R.E.M., Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3, Frightened Rabbit. Vintage tracks by Three Dog Night, Argent, America. New playlists every Friday. 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
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 :: 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
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 :: 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
BEST OF 2016 - Val's Picks 2017-01-01 OUR LIST IS DIFFERENT. We won't waste your time with Top 40 artists you already know. OUR ARTISTS ARE THE BEST OF THE NEW. They're not mainstream (yet) and they're sometimes hard to find. Valslist discovers, curates, and delivers hand-picked artists to you 3 ways: Valslist (here), ValslistRadio (mobile) and NEW! Valslist is now on SPOTIFY! Listen in iTunes
Big News 2015-09-19 EVERY DAY BRINGS SOMETHING. Can you deal? Listen in iTunes
Big Pond 2012-08-26 THESE ARTISTS WERE LOLLA WOWS FOR ME. New to Valslist: POLICA, Moon Taxi, Calvin Harris, JEFF the Brotherhood, The Sheepdogs, Dry the River, Tame Impala. Valslist faves: The Tallest Man on Earth, Tune-Yards, Frank Ocean, Haley Reinhart, Amadou & Mariam, Toro y Moi, Bombay Bicycle Club, Miike Snow, Givers. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
BOO YAH 2015-10-29 DRESS UP YOUR HALLOWEEN WITH GREAT MUSIC. RIGHT HERE. 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
Caroline's Lolla Playlist 2013 2013-08-18 The best of Lollapalooza 2013 (guest playlist by Caroline Kerr, Valslist marketing team) Listen in iTunes
Change of Scenery 2016-04-20 A LITTLE CHANGE OF SCENERY IS A GOOD THING. GO WITH IT. 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
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
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
Close Your Eyes 2011-05-03 THIS PLAYLIST IS MEANT TO MOVE YOU. CLOSE YOUR EYES TO HEAR IT BETTER. New Artists to Valslist: Rebecca Loebe, O'Death, Beth Jeans Houghton, Paul Kelly, Eastern Conference Champions. Valslist faves: Danger Mouse& Daniele Lubbi, The Waterboys, Mirah & Thao, Mat Kearney, Okkervil River, Alela Diane, Low, Manchester Orchestra. Vintage tracks by: The Cars, Bob Dylan, Neil Young. New playlists every Friday at Valslist.com. JUST LISTEN. 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 :: 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 :: 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
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 :: 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
Color It Purple 2012-02-27 ADD A SPLASH, BE REMARKABLE. New artists to Valslist: The Radio Dept., The Constellations. Valslist favorite artists: Paul Simon, Beady Eye, Rubblebucket, Florence + The Machine, Otis Taylor, Homelife, Little Big Town, The Radio Dept., The New Pornographers, Young Galaxy, Lenny Kravitz, Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Vintage tracks by Eagles and The Rolling Stones. 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
COUNTRY :: A Potion 2011-10-15 ALL COUNTRY - ALL THE TIME. A collection of my favorite new country songs. Except Track 1 which is different. Read my blog "A Scary Story" and you'll understand... Great artists included here: Crystal Bowersox, Luke Bryan, LeAnn Rimes, Joey + Rory, Casey Donahew Band, Blake Shelton, Toby Keith, Joe Nichols, Carrie Underwood, Billy Currington, Brantley Gilbert, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Randy Houser, Alison Krauss & Union Station. New playlists every Friday. JUST LISTEN. 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 :: 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 :: 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
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
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
Dalis & Zelda's Offspring 2011-07-15 SONGS THAT SPEAK SO YOU'LL LISTEN. New artists to Valslist: The Magic Numbers, The Zombies. Valslist faves: Foster the People, The Decemberists, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Emmylou Harris, Liam Finn, City and Colour, Mirah & Thao, Dr. John & The Lower 911, Marc Cohn, Radiohead, The Raconteurs. Vintage tracks by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Elton John. New playlists every Friday. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
DANCE :: Boogie Shoes 2010-12-16 GRAB YOUR BOOGIE SHOES. 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 :: Go To Town 2011-09-09 MUSIC SURROUNDING THE FASHION SHOW - PRE AND POST. Brand new from Coldplay, vintage from Harry Nilsson, great stuff from Phoenix, Chaka Khan & Rufus, Zero 7, Lips, Next, Nouvelle Vague, Ana Laan, Benise, Ernie Halter, Antonio Carlos Jobim & Elis Regina, Moby, Robin Thicke. 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
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
DANCE :: Move It 2011-09-10 MUSIC TO STRUT TO. Runway music from the Northwestern Settlement House Fashion Show '11. Great for dance party. Great artists: Martin Solveig & Dragonette, Austra, Cibo Matto, Sting, Cee Lo Green, Janet Jackson, !!!, ADELE, Big Blue Ball, Trombone Shorty, Gabin, Murray Head, Victoria Hanna, Foster the People, AIR, Playing for Change, Acos Coolkas. New playlists every 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
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
Dance on the Grass 2011-07-05 STEP OUT THERE - IT'S ONLY NATURAL. New artists to Valslist: The Middle East, Warren Haynes, The Crookes, Dave Alvin, The Knocks, LMFAO. Valslist faves: Gavin Rossdale, Florence & The Machine, Bon Iver, Lissie, Stevie Nicks, Mirah & Thao, Thievery Corporation. Vintage Tracks by Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, Ike & Tina Turner. New playlists every Friday on Valslist.com. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Day Off 2014-12-28 Sleep in, put your feet up, read the paper, have another, decide later, take a nap, go for a run... It's your day off. Oh, and JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
DEAR DAD: You've Been Valslisted! 2012-06-16 FATHER'S DAY PLAYLIST - for your new iPod, dad! New artists to Valslist: Little Barrie, Mud Digger, Dent May, Patterson Hood. Valslist fave artists: Portugal.The Man, Bonnie Raitt, Filligar, Jorma Kaukonen, Yeasayer, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes, Katy Perry, Stellar Road, Pearl Jam, Charlie Mars, Blitzen Trapper, Fruit Bats, Shearwater, Punch Brothers, Jack White, The Tallest Man on Earth, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals. Vintage tracks by Leon Russell, Eric Clapton, Crosby, Stills, Nash. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
DECEMBER BUZZ 2016-12-01 A SOUNDTRACK TO GET YOU THROUGH THE HOLIDAY HYPE Listen in iTunes
Demon in Paradise 2012-04-01 A MIX OF SONGS SO GOOD YOUR MUSIC LIBRARY WILL NEVER SOUND BAD AGAIN. New artists to Valslist: The Zolas, The Naked and Famous, White Denim, Milagres, Civil Twilight, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Hospitality, Whispertown, honeyhoney. Valslist favorites: The Boxer Rebellion, Communist Daughter, The Shins, Justin Townes Earle, St. Vincent. Vintage tracks by Steve Winwood, Neil Young. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Discovered. 2014-10-13 A playlist of new, sprinkled with a few vintage gems. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Discovery 2014-10-16 Discover new artists right here right now. Listen in iTunes
Face Lift 2012-03-24 A MIX OF GREAT ARTISTS TO ENHANCE YOUR MUSIC LIBRARY. MuteMath, Daniel Rossen, Good Old War, Caveman, Punch Brothers, Vessel, Mick Hucknall, Musikanto, Janalee Swain, Carter Tanton, Shearwater, Polarcode, moe., The Asteroids Galazy Tour, Rodrigo y Gabriela & C.U.B.A. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Fall Sounds 2016-10-18 HUNKER DOWN AND 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
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
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 :: 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
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
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
FLURRY 2015-12-17 FLURRY: THE SENTIMENT OF THE SEASON. Just Listen. Listen in iTunes
FLYING SOLO 2014-07-08 FIRST STEP TO MUSIC INDEPENDENCE! Give this playlist a listen and decide what YOU like... Listen in iTunes
Fright Titles ~ Fab Tunes 2011-10-21 DON'T LET THE FRIGHTFUL TITLES FOOL YOU. This mix is the best of the new (a go anywhere playlist.) New to Valslist.com: Maura Kennedy, Boo Hewerdine, Poolside, Mekons. Valslist faves: Sam Roberts Band, Thievery Corporation, The Middle East, Toro y Moi, Lord Huron, Butcher the Bar, Poi Dog Pondering, Lissie, The Kooks, Fences, Vetiver, Wilco. Vintage tracks by George Michael. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Gather 'Round 2013-11-25 FOR A HOLIDAY GATHERING: Music to suit everyone's taste. happy thanksgiving from the valslist team! 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
Give It Back 2011-10-01 MUSIC ARTISTS GIVE & GIVE. PAYBACK TIME. New artists to Valslist: Ducktails, Trinity FM, Tyler James, Megafaun. Valslist faves: The Samples, new from Wilco, Laura Jansen, The Waterboys, Anne McCue, Crystal Bowersox, new from Nickelback, Alejandro Escovedo. Vintage tracks from David Crosby & Graham Nash, Harry Nilsson, Colin Hay. New playlist every Friday. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Gotta Get Out 2012-07-23 GOTTA GET OUT AND HAVE SOME FUN. If you take this playlist along the fun is guaranteed! New artists to Valslist: Cisco Adler, Christopher Paul Stelling, Frank Ocean, North Orchard, Quiet Hounds, Julie Clark, Shoemaker Brothers, brett schieber. Valslist faves: Dirty Projectors, The B-52's, The Tallest Man on Earth, Santigold, Dave Matthews Band, Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Shins, David Byrne & St. Vincent, Erykah Badu, Citizen Cope, Jason Aldean. Vintage tracks by Eagles and Joe Jackson. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
GRADUATE :: We Salute You 2012-05-28 THE LATE NIGHTS AND HARD WORK HAVE PAID OFF- YOU DID IT! New artists to Valslist: Aloe Blacc, Haley Reinhart, Tanlines, Demi Lovato, Wilhelm Tell Me. Valslist favorite artists: Keane, Here We Go Magic, John Mayer, Jack White, Cloud Cult, honeyhoney, Joshua Radin, The Zolas, Passion Pit. Vintage tracks by Donna Summer, Graham Nash. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
Grand Point North - Burlington VT 2014-09-11 WEEKEND GETAWAY. a taste of the fest Listen in iTunes
Habit-Forming 2014-03-01 SO GOOD YOU'LL WANNA LISTEN OVER & OVER & OVER ... 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
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
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
HOLIDAY :: Flannel & Fleece 2012-12-25 HOLIDAY FARE THAT WILL WARM YOU. Wide array of new artists and old favorites: The Ready Set, Deana Carter, American Bang, Glee Cast, Paul Simon, Fran Healy, Kara DioGuardi & Jason Reeves, Oasis, Cavo, Owl City, The Red Elephant, The Spill Canvas, The Dirt Drifters, Rachael Yamagata. New playlists every Friday at Valslist.com. JUST LISTEN. 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
HOLIDAY :: Tuck Me In 2011-12-16 A HOLIDAY SUITE OF NEW COVERS BY OUR FAVORITE ARTISTS. Sheryl Crow, Neil Halstead, Rogue Wave, Chicago, Haley Reinhart & Casey Abrams, Tom Ze, Bahamas, Carole King, Vanessa Carlton, G. Love, Matt Wertz, Il Volo, Glee Cast, The Civil Wars, Andrew Belle, OneRepublic, Everest. JUST LISTEN. 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
Honorably Mentioned 2016-05-31 A Memorial Day playlist - We relaxed while they kept watch. Listen in iTunes
HOT DAY 2015-06-08 HOT ONES for HOT DAYS. Listen in iTunes
HOT DAYS 2015-06-08 HOT SONGS for HOT DAYS Listen in iTunes
I Think I Can 2013-02-11 YOU CAN DO IT. Great Lake Swimmers, Yo La Tengo, Angel Taylor, Tyler Ramsey, Traffic, Fiction Family, Barnaby Bright, Steve Dawson, Mike Farris, Kris Allen, Cat Power, Ari Hest, Blind Pilot, Muddy Waters, Jill Barber. 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
INdependent 2012-07-04 OUR ARTISTS NEED US. This playlist is dedicated to all artists whose music enhance our lives. New artists to Valslist: Whispertown, Ed Sheeran, Chris Cagle, Shel, Shoemaker Brothers, Tim Stop, POP ETC. Valslist fave artists: The Clash, Smashing Pumpkins, Everest, John Mayer, Patti Smith, The Barr Brothers, Civil Twilight, Jack White. Vintage tracks by Paul & Linda McCartney, Simon & Garfunkel. 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
it's SPRING. take a BREAK. 2016-03-24 COMING OR GOING, PACK THESE TUNES. Listen in iTunes
JUST ANNOUNCED! New date for next summer's WINNETKA MUSIC FEST: FATHER'S DAY WEEKEND June 15-16, 2018. Here's a taste of 2017: 2017-06-17 GET AN OVERALL TASTE OF THE SOUND, VIBE AND TALENT at the WINNETKA MUSIC FESTIVAL (N. SHORE OF CHICAGO). A FREE MUSIC FESTIVAL!! SEE YOU NEXT YEAR.. 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
Ladies & Gentlemen, I'd Like to Introduce... 2011-08-30 INTRODUCING SOME MORE NEW STUFF - JUST LISTEN: New to Valslist: The War On Drugs, A Lull, Amanda Shires, A Perfect Circle, Caetano Veloso, Gotye, North Highlands, Daniel Isaiah. Valslist Faves: Lissie, The Civil Wars, Joseph Arthur, The Black Crowes. Vintage tracks by Eagles, ELO, Pearl Jam. New playlists every Friday. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
LEE WOODRUFF: You've Been Valslisted! 2017-02-19 #FIERCE 50 CAMPAIGN LAUNCH IS TODAY and my blog partner is LEE WOODRUFF: speaker, author, media trainer, journalist, writer, blogger, mom, and a warrior who's handled some fierce living with grace. This playlist is dedicated to Lee and other warriors like her. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
LEE WOODRUFF: You've Been Valslisted! 2017-02-19 #FIERCE 50 CAMPAIGN LAUNCH IS TODAY and my blog partner is LEE WOODRUFF: speaker, author, media trainer, journalist, writer, blogger, mom, and a warrior who's handled some fierce living with grace. This playlist is dedicated to Lee and other warriors like her. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes
LEE WOODRUFF: You've Been Valslisted! 2017-02-19 #FIERCE 50 CAMPAIGN LAUNCH IS TODAY and my blog partner is LEE WOODRUFF: speaker, author, media trainer, journalist, writer, blogger, mom, and a warrior who's handled some fierce living with grace. This playlist is dedicated to Lee and other warriors like her. JUST LISTEN. Listen in iTunes