Friday Mixtape! | Bent

Friday Mixtape!

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Zero new songs are in this week’s Friday Mixtape. Instead, it contains 18 tracks mostly from the last decade, but as far back as the 90s that may have been overlooked or forgotten. Great songs, like the harmonizing rock track “No Nostalgia” by Portland’s AgesandAges, prickly folk from Canada’s Jeremy Fisher and modernized 80s power pop from Brooklyn’s Tigercity. And each song should inspire a little digging into the albums associated with each track. That’s especially true of Michael Penn’s 1992 album Free-For-All, the singer’s extremely compelling and emotionally wrought sophomore release. Just be prepared to do some searching for it, the album is not available on Spotify.

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Ethan Maffey

Both a writer and a fan of vinyl records since age 5, it wasn't until nearly three decades later that Oregon Native Ethan Maffey derived a plan to marry the two passions by writing about music. From blogging on MySpace in 2007 and then Blogspot, to launching his own website, 83Music, and eventually freelancing...

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