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Legalized CO Summer Music Mix ’14

Legalized CO Summer Music Mix ’14

Summer fun forever!  The summer concert season at Red Rocks Amphitheatre came to a close earlier this month. As autumn takes hold, I’m feeling nostalgic for the heat and the fun of summer.  Listening to the live music at outdoor concerts and festivals is one of life’s greatest joys, especially if the show is at […]

PLAYLIST: Rocking the 420 Freedom Beats

PLAYLIST: Rocking the 420 Freedom Beats

IMAGE: Smokedown Prohibition, Phildelphia 4/20/2013, Photo: Vanessa Waltz Welcome to the holiday weekend. It’s a celebration, and your love keeps lifting me higher, into the happy green gardens of funkytown. We freedom warriors have the eye of the tiger, and we are, undoubtedly, the champions. Groove is in the heart – all of our hearts – and this […]

Off To a Good Start: New Music in 2014

Off To a Good Start: New Music in 2014

Even though February isn’t even halfway over yet, the year 2014 has already been packed with new album releases that appeal to diverse music lovers and crowds. Beginning with albums released in January, here are a few cool picks: Pixies, EP2 (Jan. 3) Genre: Alternative/Indie Rock The second in a series of EPs released by […]

PLAYLIST: End and Begin

PLAYLIST: End and Begin

Goodbye 2013 and hello 2014! In the spirit of change and renewal, beginnings and endings, the old and the new,  we offer you this swell collection of groovy tunes. Happy 2014, Ladybuds!

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 […]

PLAYLIST: Yoga Mix – Music to Get Your “Om” On

PLAYLIST: Yoga Mix – Music to Get Your “Om” On

I know it’s not the purest approach, but I love doing yoga to good music. I wish I could find a meditative state the organic way, and sit in utter silence while clearing out all the crappy negative thoughts residing deep in the recesses of my unconscious, and sometimes conscious, mind. I have double the […]

PLAYLIST: Veronica Dee’s Psychedelic Trip

PLAYLIST: Veronica Dee’s Psychedelic Trip

Drugs make us listen to all kinds of music. Some is really good and some you can’t really get into unless you’re on drugs. I don’t have any set playlist for when I’m on psychedelics but I have found a favorite to listen to in an odd way. When I was eighteen, I took a […]