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Dollar For Every Dime
aka "The Lotto Song"

Why don't more people write songs about money and more specifically: not having enough money? We're doing our part.

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Best Fictional Bands
That I Wish I Could See Live

What band that never existed did you wish you could see live in concert? We're omitting Spinal Tap, The Monkees, etc since they did end up touring. But enjoy these would-have-been-great acts all in one place

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On Tap!
Another Musical Residency

Here's some spotty memories of a recurring Friday bar gig of ours in San Diego. The manager may have been a dick but as they say "He was always nice to us".

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The Insane Music Of Stuart Anderson
A Wee Scottish Lad

It's not often when you can say you are the only person on the internet to have written about any subject, no matter how small. This week our subject isn't just small, he's "wee": child singer Stuart Anderson from 1989.

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Top 100 Political Songs - Part 3
Songs 61 through 100

More of our curated playlist of 100 great political songs you should remember or become aware of. We go in depth about what we like about songs #61 through #100

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Top 100 Political Songs - Part 2
Songs 21 through 60

More of our curated playlist of 100 great political songs you should remember or become aware of. We go in depth about what we like about songs #21 through #60

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Top 100 Political Songs
Nice Politics and Great To Listen To

Here's a curated playlist of 100 great political songs you should remember or become aware of. Plenty of classics here but the key is that these aren't like homework to listen to; instead they sound great even if you turn your brain off.

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Music CD Release Checklist - Part 3
Part 3: CD Release Party and Beyond

Three-part, 4250-word article of advice and checklist for musicians who need to plan a release of their album. Part 3 covers release day and afterwards. Then we remind you to enjoy it!

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Music CD Release Checklist - Part 2
Part 2: Your To-Do List

Three-part, 4250-word article of advice and checklist for musicians who need to plan a release of their album. Part 2 is the meat of our to-do list. If you're putting out a CD, bookmark this page.

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Music CD Release Checklist - Part 1
Part 1: Why, Finishing The Music and Your Website

Three-part, 4250-word article of advice and checklist for musicians who need to plan a release of their album. Part 1 has good background info and asks what you want to accomplish.

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Always Be
An Unusual Song ... For Us

Reflections on a song that doesn't really sound like us about a topic most people don't sing about. (Spoiler Alert: it's about suicide)

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Best Sports TV Studio Show Music
Football and Non-Football

We continue a second straight week about the music used in sports television. So it's the second week in a row where we've lost our mind. That said, we've all heard this music a lot!

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The Music Of NFL Films
Sounds Like Football

The music of NFL Films has forever been intertwined with pro football highlights. But we feel these songs can stand alone just fine and deserve a listen. WARNING: Goosebumps alert for football fans

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Frankly, Our Oddest Show
Frank Moore's Shaman's Den

Bands always get asked what our weirdest show was. Well, we can tell you all about our weirdest TV appearance was even though it was just local Berkeley public access television.

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That First Time In A Music Studio
What Happens Under The Bright Lights

We recently had some first-timers in the studio and it reminded us of what it feels like to be in an honest-to-goodness music studio and on the mic.

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