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Favorite Songs

"How Soon is Now?" (both versions), "Love is Like Oxygen" by Sweet, "Urge for Going" and "Woodstock" by Joni Mitchell, "Strong" by Velvet Chain, "I Feel" and "24 Hours" by The Sundays, "A Day in the Life," "While My Guitar Gently Weeps," "Cry Baby Cry," "Something," and "Across the Universe" by the Beatles, "Julia" by John Lennon, "Molly's Lily," "The Necklace," "The Llama," "The Flood," and "Bad Dreams" by Rose Polenzani, "Windy" by the Association, "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes" by Crosby, Stills, and Nash, "Over My Head" by Furslide, "May This Be Love" by Jimi Hendrix, "Transylvanian Concubine" by Rasputina, "Beyond the Great Beyond" by The Heavenly States, "The Killing Moon" by Echo and the Bunnymen, "Under the Milky Way" by The Church, "Toto Dies" and "Sari" by Nellie McKay, "St. Teresa" by Joan Osborne, "Flicker" and "Looking for a Girl" by Patti Rothberg, "Stay" and "Hurricane" by Lisa Loeb, "Marmalade" by Geraldine Fibbers, "Taste of Blood" by Mazzy Star, "Christine" by Siouxsie & the Banshees, "Making Pies" by Patty Griffin, "Your Ghost," "Me and My Charms," "Ruby," and "Your Dirty Answer" by Kristin Hersh, "Violet" by Hole, "Grace Kelly" by Mika, "Las Inviernas" by La Musgana, "Lull," "A Nervous Tick Motion of the Head to the Left," "Skin Is, My," "Fake Palindromes," "11:11," "Sovay," and "Case in Point" by Andrew Bird, "Song of the Dispossessed" by Dead Can Dance, "Haunted," the first part of "Wild" (before it gets all techno-trancey), "Amazed," and "Hey Pretty" by Poe, "Incense and Peppermints" by Strawberry Alarm Clock, "Spooky" by Classics IV, "Star Witness," "Maybe Sparrow," and "Dirty Knife" by Neko Case

Favorite Artists

Tori Amos, Anuna, Fiona Apple, The Association, Beatles, Andrew Bird, Cat Power, Chopin, Cibo Matto, The Cranberries, Sheryl Crow, Dead Can Dance, Neil Diamond, The Divine Comedy, Dolly Ranchers, Donovan, The Doors, Garbage, Gomez, PJ Harvey, Kristin Hersh, Hole, Chris Isaak, Led Zeppelin, John Lennon, Neko Case, Nellie McKay, Joni Mitchell, Nirvana, Beth Orton, Poe, Rose Polenzani, The Police, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Sondre Lerche, Stevie Nicks, The Sundays, Switchblade Symphony, They Might Be Giants, Tchaikovsky, U2, Velvet Underground, Veruca Salt, Watercress, Santana, The Zombies

Favorite Albums

Putumayo "Groove" Compilations, Rose Polenzani, Hits by Joni Mitchell, Little Earthquakes by Tori Amos, Run Lola Run soundtrack, Hedwig & The Angry Inch movie soundtrack, Chicago movie soundtrack, Viva! La Woman by Cibo Matto, Donovan's Greatest Hits, Fox Confessor Brings the Flood by Neko Case

Recent Concerts

I saw La Musgana at Explore Park-- captivating

I saw Stevie Nicks at Summerfest 05-- what a show she puts on! Definitely worth the ticket price.

I've seen Rose Polenzani twice--once at the Gravity Lounge (w/Pamela McCarthy) in Charlottesville and once at Babe's in Richmond

I saw Kristin Hersh in Cary(?), NC in 2005

Can't forget 2003 SARS-fest in Toronto! I thought the Flaming Lips would be better, but the Guess Who were my favourite

I won four tickets to see Garbage at VTech in 1999/2000 (?)

I saw Dar Williams at my alma mater in 2001/2?

I saw Les Miserables in Dublin, 1999, with Colm Wilkinson (the original Jean Valjean)

I saw Tori both during her Scarlett's Walk tour at GMU in 2002/3? and during her Boys for Pele tour in Roanoke in 1996

I saw The Violent Femmes at the Waukesha County Fair in the 90's sometime

I've seen The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, Mama Mia!, Cats, Lord of the Dance, The Nutcracker, and Prokofiev's Cinderella


I'll send anyone a mix, if you ask real nice :-)

2007-05-11 13:42:27

Cd vs. Tape

2007-05-11 12:56:43


2007-04-05 20:01:43

First Day

2007-02-16 11:29:25


darksunnyfolkcountrypop--October 2007

A mix centered around Neko Case and October Project.

The Pythian Chronicles--September 2007

More Angst--August 2007

WorldMusique 2004-2007

A collection I made for a friend.

Some Angst--June 2007

Disclaimer: I do not condone violence against kitties.

Quiet Intensity--May 2007

Actually, I wasn't quite sure what to call this one. Any ideas?

You Should Know Rose Polenzani--April 2007

A single artist mix.

#3's--March 2007

My first one for IMP is a collection of the third tracks on their respective albums.


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Hi kalyca Good blogs and even better music.I would enjoy a sidetrade if you have time.I have a new email address trishmull77@comcast.net Please drop me a line when time permits and we will exchange addresses! Groove on Trish


we need to trade mix cds. right now i'm into doing themes. i've been planning a rainbow themed mix-- you know, songs with each color of the rainbow. yellow is f***ing me up, though. (i *know of* songs but i don't *have* them.)


Dear Kalyca Re CDs Vs Tapes Although I enjoyed the creative process of cassette I do love the faft editing isnt an issue with CDs and making cover art is great.I vote CDs! If you want to do a side trade please email me. trishmul77@hotmail.com Ill turn you on to some cool music! Musically yours Trish


Hey, I just got your mix. Thank you so much!


I just picked the songs for your July mix, um... August 8th right now, sorry! I was going to just give you an exact copy of the mix I sent out last month, but that is no fun. I'm working on putting them in a good sequence, then printing up a tracklist and mailing it off to you. Sorry sorry it is so late, don't take it personally... ask my friends and family, they will tell you I am always late. Anyway, please let me know when you get it! Tony

Thomas J

Thanks for the mix, lot of new bands you have introduced me to and I always love when someone puts the ole Andrew Bird on a mix. I noticed your blog of over a year ago about tape/cd... I asked Ryan about it when I first started and he had never received a tape nor knew of anyone that had. But I think I am going to make a few now.


There is a mix in the mail with your name on it, hope it finds you well!


boop boop boop. the mix has arrived.


hey ya, the band SOL is from Madison, local group - really great guys...im working on a documentary about them right now. check them out on iTunes. search SOL. CD's called Synesthesia. Thanks and enjoy!


well i would but I seem to have misplaced your address. if you could email that to me(sinnakik6@hotmail.com) i'll get it right out to you :)


thank you thank you thank you! I will get that p!nk mix right out to you:)


i love love love love the worldmusique mix you sent off to me. every track is so interesting. love it! i loved the offer and your angst mix looks right up my ally. i need to actually enter some of my mixes, i'd have no problem sending one off to you as well, if anything we're to strike your intrest. thanks again!

L.A. in N.Y.C.

Hey, hi! I'm your mix recipient-to-be. That "worldmusique" mix looks pretty choice to me. Thanks!


No Worries! The CD has arrived safe and sound! In fact, I'm just giving it a spin right now...


Hello fellow Pisces! I put your mix in the mail today. Hope you like it.


hey kalyca... some angst sounds perfect. cheers! Constance


Kalyca-got your mix! We'll have to do this again!


Too right-IMP and Ryan Mixtape;a concept too cool for school that might never have been realized-Had it not been the idea of our lovely and talented RM...Genius-I wholeheartedly agree. Kudos Ryan Mixtape,wherever you are...


Just posted your trademix,(May 18th),should reach you in within a couple of weeks... E


Thanks so much for the mix! Of course, I wasn't expecting one, so it's a great surprise. Hope you enjoyed mine. Perhaps we should continue sharing if you like? Let me know.


Brilliant idea! Funnily enough, I was just thinking the other day that getting into some "side trades" would definitely be a good thing-You can email me at emmab4@shaw.ca and we can swap particulars...


I'm a slacker. I'm just now sending out your April cd. But hey, if the cover I made doesn't make you laugh, then you've got to dead on the inside.


i haven't listened to it yet, and even though you don't recommend it, i still think i will give it a quick listen.


i tried to email a thankyou but all the variations on the URL you wrote that i tried didn't work. also I apologise for the spelling errors above..... www.myspace.com/martinart


thank you for the Rose Polenzi mix. intersting songs. its good to hear an artist that would otherwise not be known to me.


Excellent, excellent taste. Wow. :)


i love andrew bird!


Black Rock City Cancerian


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