Twisted Mix-Tape? WHAT??!!! This is what. Me and music, we go hand in hand. I carry earbuds with me everywhere I go. I'm not anti-social (I'm only anti-work), I'm just anti-silence. Well that's a bold-faced lie, but when my choices are listening to the drivel playing at grocery, or a bunch of people yapping at … Continue reading Twisted Mix Tape – Forbidden Love
Welcome to Twisted Mix-Tape on Raised on the Radio. The new home for my most favorite weekly music bytes. If you want to play along, please comment with your favorite songs! This is what makes me tick. Me and music, we go hand in hand. I carry earbuds with me everywhere I go. My favorite … Continue reading Twisted Mix Tape
I'm the 70's pop culture junkie and frankly, New Year's Eve isn't New Year's Eve without disco. And I don't mean some new fangled discotheque music. What the heck is a discotheque anyway? Or is it Disco Teka? Whatever it is, that's not what I'm talking about it. What I'm talking about here is … Continue reading Old School Disco New Year’s Eve Playlist – Boogie Fever!
The table is set, the lights are turned down just the right amount to make the room sparkle and the cheesy Christmas decorations are hidden in another room - leaving only the very tasteful decorations you share with company. Now shove the kids in another room with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and enjoy one … Continue reading A Swinging Jazz Christmas Playlist
Every year you think you want it - something new. You are so sure that you start messing with your iPod, maybe playing with your Pandora or buying a few of those "Target special purchase" CD's. But then you realize; it just doesn't matter. Some songs were done right that one time. You can … Continue reading Cozy Up With Your Classic Christmas Standards Playlist!
'Tis the season. Whether you partake or not, you can't help but tap your toes to this special brand of Christmas music. So pull up a chair, grab a martini and enjoy yourself at the Raised on the Radio Christmas Lounge. A Martini Lounge Christmas YouTube on the top, bottom links go straight to *iTunes … Continue reading Martini Lounge Christmas Playlist
He's the reason for the season, so the saying goes. We celebrate but once a year (for 4o days or so) and as you go through your days, beginning at Thanksgiving, you hear every type of Christmas music from every speaker you pass. Here is are the Carols before the songs, these were meant … Continue reading Inspirational Christmas Music Playlist
The table is set, the lights are turned down just enough to make the room sparkle and the cheesy Christmas decorations are hidden in another room - leaving only the very tasteful decorations you share with company. Occupy the kids with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and enjoy one night as an adult. Hit shuffle on your Thanksgiving Playlist … Continue reading A Thanksgiving Playlist
Age does funny things to you. The one I think we are least likely to understand when we are young is the resistance to change. Of course I know this to be true because I am a child of sitcoms. And each sitcom has at least one episode about the adults not "getting it." Whatever … Continue reading I Love Chicago, I’m Old, and The Best Night of Funky R&B Ever.
For me, Dance Music is New Wave 80's music. Because that's when I was disturbed and dancing. I did some dancing in the late 90's, but that's when Dance music was just plain old disturbing to me. Here are some notables: Ministry with Everyday is Halloween - By the way, this song was our … Continue reading A New Wave Dance Playlist
Whether you are relaxing at home or heading out, I hope you have great music to listen to. We all know that music sets a mood, when you are visiting with friends and family the last thing you need is jarring music in the background. Dinner Party Music should uplift without being noticed, you should … Continue reading Sunday Playlist – Dinner Party Music