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From Albright to Albright

January 15, 2021 — Gideon Mayhak

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We interrupt our regular broadcast to bring you a late Christmas treat: a new addition to the CD collection--by an artist I hadn't heard of before--received as a gift.

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Tags: cd-listening, christmas, music

From Computer Magic to Costa

December 19, 2020 — Gideon Mayhak

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More of my CDs and why I have them. These sort of hit on opposite ends of my life, from recent adulthood to early childhood.

WARNING: This episode may contain a tangent of love.

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Tags: cd-listening, meet-the-mayhaks, music

From CAKE to Cars

December 11, 2020 — Gideon Mayhak

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This time, we have two bands from the collection. One I have a little, one I have a lot. Don't be fooled by the CDs that I've got: I'm still, I'm still avoiding disc rot.

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Tags: cd-listening, meet-the-mayhaks, music

From Bowie to Brubeck

December 03, 2020 — Gideon Mayhak

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This one brings us two artists who shouldn't need any introduction, and about whom I feel woefully underqualified to write. As with previous entries, I'll focus mostly on what they mean to me and how their albums made it into my CD collection.

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Tags: cd-listening, meet-the-mayhaks, music

From Beat to Boston

November 29, 2020 — Gideon Mayhak

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In this installment, we go across the pond and back again. These are all bands that have been with me in spirit for a long time, but they entered my CD collection at very different times.

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Tags: cd-listening, meet-the-mayhaks, music

From Banta to Battles

November 20, 2020 — Gideon Mayhak

After completing my CD ripping project, I decided it was time to listen to my 264-disc collection all over again. I haven't listened to some of these albums in their entirety for years, and I wanted to revisit some of those less-worn tomes. I figured it might be nice to write a little about them as I go, but don't expect top-quality music journalism or in-depth song analyses.

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Tags: cd-listening, cd-ripping, music