A history of modern music: Jazz – download the playlist

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

As part of the Guardian’s summer of music, we are releasing a history of modern music. Download the jazz playlist here
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Download the world & folk playlist
Download the dance playlist
Download the indie playlist
Download the hip hop playlist
Download the rock playlist
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Pampelmoose MP3 Music Monday

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Now Now Every Children. Having started a new interactive strategy company Fight, 3 months ago, I have become rather time challenged as me and my partners wrestle with the complexities of actually forming a company never mind running one. That said, I am taking a hiatus from my WOXY radio show until the new year [...]

Pampelmoose New Music Hour on WOXY Show 11

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

Slaraffenland Week number 11 of the Pampelmoose New Music Hour radio show on WOXY.com. After two straight weeks of music from only Portland bands I’ve reverted to digging through the digital crates known as the Moose inbox. This week you’ll hear Fever Ray, Handsome Furs, Fleet Foxes, Polvo, Slaraffenland and more. The show airs twice [...]

Sony Music makes Back Catalog Available Through eMusic

Monday, June 1st, 2009

Chad Batka for The New York Times I’m not sure what to make of this news. As the NYT says – “In another example of struggling major music labels and Internet services finding common ground, Sony Music Entertainment has agreed to make its back catalog of songs available on eMusic, one of the largest music [...]

The End of The Music Album as The Organizing Principle

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

It doesn’t seem that long ago since Radiohead did what was once unimaginable – release an album without being signed to a major record company. On the long march to digital ubiquity as the means of music delivery Radiohead avoided the tar pit that seems to be major label thinking and came out clear winners. [...]

Amazon Gives Me Free Music

Sunday, December 28th, 2008

Not only does the Amazon MP3 store have hundreds of free MP3s and 256kb DRM-free at that, it is now ponying up $5 worth of free downloads to me just for buying music that I actually want. iTunes beware, I have quit you. Should I consider EMusic anyone?

Pampelmoose, 14 Portland Bands, a 2008 New Music Hour Year End List

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

Little Hunks This is the final 2008 Pampelmoose edition of the New Music Hour on Portland’s 94.7FM. Tonight will be the last show of the year and it’s time to take stock of all the great music that I’ve been able to play from Portland’s vibrant music scene. I have 14 songs tonight from some [...]

Pampelmoose New Music Hour on Portland’s 94.7FM 12-11-08

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

Parenthetical Girls This is the Pampelmoose edition of the New Music Hour on Portland’s 94.7FM. Some more new music from my email inbox. As we head towards the end of the year I will be playing my top 13 songs from 2008 next week [a baker's dozen as they say..] and then the following week [...]