There comes a time in everyone’s life when we need to be hard working and responsible adults. If you are lucky, there will also come a time where your roommate leaves for 2 weeks giving you the opportunity to live in a fort you built in the living room.
For this mix I wanted to have a selection of music that captures the essence of the fort lifestyle. When you construct your fort, you will want to think about the type of activities that you need it for. As a kid most of my forts were designed to withstand impact from random flying objects. The fort that I built recently was designed for Maximum comfort with a focus on TV accessibility.
I hope this mix inspires you to hurry up and relax. Spring is right around the corner, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t find some time to hunker down and enjoy the last bit of winter. Bake some cookies, sip on some hot cocoa and build yourself a fort.
hey everybody, Viss here with your music monday mix, and this is an epic one.
anytime you go on an adventure, whether it is a day-trip to the mountains, or a six month journey around the world, you are going to encounter a wide range of activities, from traveling downtime or active exploration. both of these mixes are a journey in themselves. they rise and fall with some familiar songs and some that are going to give you a new listening experience.
this mix is a modern take on the old school mixtapes which were recorded onto blank cassette tapes and passed along to anyone who wanted them. after collecting the majority of music for this mix i decided that it would be best to have it split into two groups, so i decided to go with the “A side” and “B side” mixes. the “A side” is going to have more traditional instrumentation while the “B side” is going to have a more electronic feel.
i hope that you enjoy these mixes as a whole and use them to provide some added substance to your own adventures as they have done to mine!
feel free to save the to save the “A side” or “B side” mixes to your spotify page, or follow me if you want to keep up with the stuff I am listening to in real-time.
editor’s note: hey all, miq here. just a heads up: in keeping with my announcement last week that i would be spotlighting more music each week outside of my regularly scheduled wednesday-story-days, i’ve recruited friend and fellow audiophile eric visser to be a regular contributor. we here in denver affectionately refer to him as “viss,” and he brings a really cool perspective to our little community of philistines. viss is a great concert buddy if you need one (probably the most active show-goer i know, often popping into a couple per week in the summers), and will bring a slightly more modern flavor to the fold than my decidedly americana-folky leanings. he’ll be making appearances here a few times a month, so get ready to have an even better soundtrack to your life. i love this playlist that he’s drummed for us and i think you will too…
After returning from his Euro-megatrip, Miq invited me to share some of the music that I have been listening to in this weekly blog segment.
I have been into all types of music since as long as I can remember and have always loved sharing my fovorites with anyone who would listen. When Miq asked me to do something productive with my life and start contributing to this blog I jumped at the opportunity. What I didn’t think about was how I was going to present each song and make it relevant to the masses who would be reading this. It didn’t take me long to realize that I shouldn’t try to get too deep and should just get to why I love music.
Music is my favorite art form because Continue reading Music Monday: Songs to listen to while looking for dutch oven recipes