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PLAYLIST: Inspiring Ani Difranco for Changing the World

PLAYLIST: Inspiring Ani Difranco for Changing the World

One of the most amazing things about Ani Difranco is how she uses her music as a call to action for her listeners. She’s not content to sell albums and collect money; she wants to inspire her fans to live their best possible lives. When you’re having trouble finding your reason to fight, or if […]

PLAYLIST: Songs to Sob to by Ani Difranco

PLAYLIST: Songs to Sob to by Ani Difranco

In addition to Ani for a Broken Heart, there’s a wide range of sorrowful tunes by Ani Difranco that don’t explicitly focus on break-ups. She touches on the struggles of being a woman, of being a child of divorce, of being the one to end a relationship, and many other real experiences. If you’re feeling […]

PLAYLIST: The Best of Angry Ani Difranco

PLAYLIST: The Best of Angry Ani Difranco

  Sometimes, you just need to explode. And when you can’t, you need someplace for all that pent-up rage to vent. Ani Difranco has long had a reputation as an “angry girl” singer, in no small part because of her ability to give rational voice to one of the least rational of emotions. The next […]

PLAYLIST: Ani Difranco Gets Political

PLAYLIST: Ani Difranco Gets Political

Ani Difranco has been active in politics since her career began. She has been encouraging her audience to vote for years, and her songs often explore different topics of note in a passionate, graceful manner. From gun control to institutionalized racism to police brutality and oversteps, Ani has a song for that. The next time […]

PLAYLIST: Sexy Songs by Ani Difranco

PLAYLIST: Sexy Songs by Ani Difranco

There’s nothing like the right sexy song to get you in the mood for an evening with that special someone. Ani Difranco has a softer side that goes perfectly with an intimate evening with a loved one, a bottle of wine, and some candles. The next time you’re feeling frisky, put on this romantic mix […]

PLAYLIST: Ani Difranco for the Enamored

PLAYLIST: Ani Difranco for the Enamored

When you’re falling in love, every sappy song on the radio suddenly seems to apply to you. Ani manages to capture the powerful feelings of love and infatuation in a way that transports her listeners back to their first love. From more modern, poppy tunes to some selections from her earlier albums, Ani’s exploration of […]

PLAYLIST: Last Of The Summer Vibes

PLAYLIST: Last Of The Summer Vibes

I chose to showcase my favorite ambient vibes from around the globe while creating this mix of both old and new songs.  The minimal vocals and fluid beats are just a few of the reasons why these are my favorite chill songs for summer listening. Whether discovering music through my own research, or suggestions from […]

PLAYLIST: Best New Releases Of July 2013

PLAYLIST: Best New Releases Of July 2013

PHOTO: Laura Mvula, Bunch Of Style, UK Laura Mvula – “Green Gardens”: British singer Laura Mvula’s debut album Sing the Moon debuted in the U.K this March and quietly in the U.S. in May. Last week, she released the new video for “Green Gardens.” Because of her classical conservatory training in music and her deep, booming voice […]

PLAYLIST: Summertime is Sweet

PLAYLIST: Summertime is Sweet

This is my “Summertime is Sweet” mix and it includes songs celebrating the ease of summer and the joy of candy, sweets and ice cream. Summer-themed songs and summer references pepper this music mix and celebrate the joy in the happiest and hottest season of the year. The ice cream songs are from the music […]

PLAYLIST: Road Trippin’

PLAYLIST: Road Trippin’

My friends and I used to take some pretty epic road trips. We would roll up a couple joints, cruise over the Golden Gate Bridge in my ’89 Chevy Celebrity and wind our way up the Pacific Coast Highway blasting these songs as we drove off to somewhere we had never been before. When we […]