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El formato físico dura años incluso después de nosotros, el online desaparece cuando el dueño de la empresa decide cerrar o se la vende a un multimillonario. ¿Dónde estará Spotify dentro de 50 años?. Te dejo por aquí algo nuevo que escuchar, igual creo que se puede acercar a tus gustos. https://youtu.be/FNIe0WNjbI4?si=OyiYNhaDzD2XwhNF

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Gracias Samuel! For your thoughts and your recommendation, which I’m excited to listen to! Now I just need to improve my Spanish 🙃

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Oct 1, 2023Liked by Lail Arad

Dear Lail, I feel all of this!!

I recently stumbled upon Margo Guryan by chance, you might like her as well! And I re-created some of my old mix tapes as playlists on Spotify (don't we all still remember the exact order of the songs on these tapes?), it's fun!

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Oh great idea - course the order! And thank you I will check her out today!!

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Oct 2, 2023Liked by Lail Arad

I was talking about all this the other day! how I miss my cds, how i open spotify and dont know what I was to listen to because I can see my music!

I have a playlist of eclectic songs I vibrate to, that you may like (some or all):

LOF TOF :https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3SzXmq3HzsEZgju8ymOOX9?si=bb300411b64b4c26

thank you for the Jockstrap recommendation!

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Oct 2, 2023Liked by Lail Arad

oh and a great discovery Michael Hurley! "I paint a Design" has been the soundtrack of the summer this year!

thanks all for the recommendations!

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Ana! So glad I'm not alone in this! Will download your playlist + Michael Hurley right now! It's so ironic how we are stuck when there is SO MUCH to listen to...

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Oct 1, 2023Liked by Lail Arad

Sigh. You think you have difficulties accessing music. I discovered yours from Radio 4's Late Junction which I used to put on at 11pm and record on tape when I went to bed, then listen to next day (fast-forwarding the Mongolian throat music and other less hummable items) and re-recording the best items (eg Everyone is Moving to Berlin) onto another tape. This was in the days when you could get radio cassette players with twin tape decks. My point is, I can't move on and I'm stuck with about 35 home-curated tapes of 'best of Late Junction, cerca 2000 to 2016' and the CDs that I bought on the strength of items listened to there. It's a fine collection but where do I go now but nowhere?

https://youtu.be/3dUV5C5X5L8?si=2Yt8H5Naz7TmjV_t

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I’m so honoured to have been discovered and upgraded in this analogue way! It’s so much more exciting and invested than clicking the heart button next to a track on Spotify! But yes, ok, maybe not the most practical way to move forward… I feel you… Perhaps you will have to bite the bullet with a streaming service… although I do hear tapes are back!

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Oct 1, 2023Liked by Lail Arad

Number one,may this be your most daunting problem in life. Try out Molly Tuttle and Billy Strings. They are both going to be over in England soon. Great live shows,phenomenal pickers and good song writers.

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I know right, good problems! Looking forward to checking these two out presto!

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Oct 1, 2023Liked by Lail Arad

Pleasure reading, and yes a pleasure to have Jonathan Richman in the CD player of the dust covered car and the broken plastic box in the glove compartment…

I remember a couple of years ago Alma & Linus, Mariscal’s teenage twins, fell in love with New England - they had never heard of JR before that ride on the dirt road.

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Already been to Paris, already been to Rome (dum-de-dum-de-dum-dum-da-dum-day)

And what did I do but miss my home? (Oh-oh New England)

What’s not to love!!

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Oct 1, 2023Liked by Lail Arad

For some reason, Spotify suddenly thought I'd like to hear Patsy Cline, early Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette and another country-singer woman whose name I can't recall ever having heard of - LeAnn Rimes, 'Blue'. Spotify was right: Trumpland politics are odious, but some of those voices....! I have to confess a tendency to like Willie Nelson & co. on occasion too - but don't tell my son.

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I love Patsy and Dolly and Tammy… never realised all their names end in Y! Tell your son Willie Nelson awaits him!

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Oct 2, 2023Liked by Lail Arad

Today... Etta James!!

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At last!

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If you're in the mood for a little indie-pop/shoegaze, Seablite's new record "Lemon Lights" is fantastic.

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Oct 1, 2023·edited Oct 1, 2023Author

I’m in exactly that mood! Will investigate immediately. And probably the obvious remedy to a lot of my malaise is to subscribe to more music discovery substacks like yours!

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Right on! Thanks for subscribing, and let me know what you think of the record.

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Oct 2, 2023·edited Oct 2, 2023Author

Wow guys! I'm going to make a playlist based on all your recommendations and some new discoveries from music Substacks -- keep them coming and I'll keep adding! Will share it soon. (Also, who else should I subscribe to for inspiration? Preferably in the vague vicinity of my musical wheelhouse...)

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