Dave’s Lounge #123

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So I’m playing songs by Dive Index and Science for Girls this week, and it got me to thinking. I did a special episode for Dive Index, but I’ve pretty much scattered Science for Girls’ music throughout multiple episodes, and I’m wondering which approach y’all like better. Feel free to leave a comment here with your thoughts.

By the way, that little voice in the back of our heads that I mentioned at the top of this episode? Mine’s telling me that I really need to redesign this web site soon. Among other things…

Playlist for Dave’s Lounge #123:

  1. Favard, "Emotion"  Buy from: eMusic | iTunes
  2. Alka, "Side of a Mountain"  Buy from: eMusic | iTunes
  3. Indidginus, "Unstuck"  Download from: Last.fm
  4. Di Johnston, "Epilogue (Reimagined)"  Buy from: eMusic | iTunes
  5. Dive Index, "Come Tell Me"  Buy from: eMusic | iTunes
  6. Science for Girls, "Pattern Recognition"  Buy from: eMusic | iTunes

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Comments

Dave’s Lounge #123 — 15 Comments

  1. hi Dave

    personally, i tend to like the usual ‘various artists’ mixes better. i listen to podcasts to discover new artists, so the more artists featured per show, the more likely it is that i’ll find something that i really love!

    nothing against the ‘feature’ shows, those are cool too, just my 2 cents

  2. I agree with travis. I like to listen for new music but every once in a while I like it when you spend a whole show on just one artist. You get a better feel for what their sound is like overall. I, for one, would not mind a feature show now and then.

  3. I also prefer variety and a feature show now and then. În my opinion you have that right feeling to see when an artists deserves a feature show.

  4. I’m in favor of a little tease to get me interested followed by a special to really hammer it in. Much like the way The Atomica Project was done. I tend to listen to the podcasts over and over, sometimes the variety is nice but I also enjoy the specials when I’m in a certain feeling or emotion. Your narration is always a welcome addition to the line-up also. thanks Dave. nod.

  5. A tough call either way. But I’ll take the variety approach. I wanna hear different stuff in the morning as you ease me into consiousness. 🙂 Trouble with dedicated podcasts – if you don’t fancy the artists, then the whole podcast is a waste. With a mix, if you don’t like a song, there’s a different one around the corner. Plus, we have emails et al links. If we like asong, we can sample the rest of the album anyways and hear/buy more if we like…

  6. I think I agree with the view of “Dave you have the right mix” – that is a majority of variety, but when something real special comes along, then a special is definitely called for – I still listen repeatedly to the Natalie Walker special, even though I’ve got the album!

    Can’t wait for her special in August!!!!

  7. Hello Dave, I discovered your podcast a few days ago, I am from Brazil, and I just loved it! The sequence of music that you play is fabulous! Excellent taste for music!

  8. i like the specials alot. i trust your judgement. Artemis, Dive Index, Cosmic Chill, Natalie Walker. All great. I have purchased the albums of every artists you tell me to via your specials. I am a daveslounge robot.

    lol

  9. Variety is good, but specials are awesome. As long as you do specials of really great artists and not really frequently, I think you should stick with the same format. Your shows already have a big variety of music and truly deserving pieces get “a special show”.

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