Whatcha Gonna Do…?

Ok. Now that I’ve done the video blog thing and the photo blog thing, I might as well figure out how to do the music blog thing. I just installed the audio player plugin that plenty of sites seem to use and wanted to test it out with a few of the songs I’ve been listening to this week.

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In theory, clicking on that sucker above should play three songs for you. For your listening pleasure, they’re three amazing new tracks from Vic Ruggiero’s latest (solo) album, Hamburguru, which (tragically and inexplicably) is only available in Japan… or through Chuck, which is how I scored my copy.

You know how sometimes when you’re in a group of people and a conversation wanders and wanders over time and then someone asks how you got from point A to point Z? And then people walk backwards through the string of the conversation to figure out all the twists and turns? I keep doing that with my life, where I start wondering how certain things happened that never would have happened if not for random event X so many years ago. With that in mind, I started wondering how I came to be listening to a Japanese CD from a guy in Brooklyn that I bought from a guy in Chicago, and realized that it’s a process that went back about 20 years or so. As I was looking for stuff to blog about, I figure I may run that string back to the beginning and see if I can figure out my music obsession from way back when. Should be a fun way to make use of the audio plugin at least. At my current pace of blogging, it may take a while to actually run through the whole string, and I imagine I’ll be posting other stuff during that time as well, but this should serve as at least mildly entertaining filler and/or random nostalgia depending on who you are (all three or four of you, that is).

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masnick.com » Coming Up With A Ska Wedding Mix… Not So Easy  on February 17th, 2008

[…] Note: The imeem player has been buggy lately. If it’s not working, let me know and I’ll go hunting for a better player solution. I also have each song playable separately in the playlist below. Okay, so I had promised both more posts about music (from 10 months ago) and more posts about the wedding (from 7 months ago) and haven’t had time for either — so I’m going to try to do both at once. I originally had planned to write up a post like this before the wedding when I was trying to figure all this out, but that didn’t happen. […]

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