NMIL014: “Purdie” – Chord Progressian II

Download Audio: Closed Format: MP3 The Chord Progressian Series features tracks linked by session players, in this episode I focus on Bernard “Pretty” Purdie. Best known for ‘The Purdie Shuffle’ (a polyrhythmic beat unfortunately most often credited to John Bonham) Purdie is clearly the master of tight, intricate yet defined grooves. He is said to … [Read more…]

NMIL004: “Hopkins” – Chord Progressian I

Download Audio: Closed Format: MP3 The Chord Progressian Series will feature tracks linked by a session player, in this case the great British keyboardist Nicky Hopkins. Hopkins is probably best known for his work with the Rolling Stones, although I guarantee he’s been on a lot of top recordings. Can you spot any other personell … [Read more…]

NMIL057: “This is 1974!” Part Two

Download Audio: Closed Format: MP3 No Mixtapes in Lansing sometimes pulls from a few series of themed mixtapes including guest mixtapes, the Chord Progressian series (where a session player is featured), and a series where I focus on a specific year. For episode 57, we head back again to 1974 for the second in a … [Read more…]

NMIL053: “This is 1974!” Part One

Download Audio: Closed Format: MP3 No Mixtapes in Lansing sometimes pulls from a few series of themed mixtapes including guest mixtapes, the Chord Progressian series (where a session player is featured), and a series where I focus on a specific year. For episode 53, let’s go back 40 years to 1974. This is the first … [Read more…]

No Mixtapes in Lansing 035 – Paper Anniversary

Download Audio: Closed Format: MP3 (67mb). No Mixtapes in Lansing is celebrating its one-year anniversary today! 34 mixtapes since starting on October 15, 2012. That’s just under a day and a half of continuous music. I’d like to thank everybody for your support and thank Jeremy for his guest mixtape! For the paper anniversary, episode … [Read more…]

No Mixtapes in 2012: A Year in Review

Download Audio: Closed Format: MP3 MP3 These are episodes 12 and 13 of No Mixtapes in Lansing. This is my two-part mixtape featuring songs from 2012 releases.  See you in a few weeks with a new chord progressian mixtape featuring a drummer… PART ONE (NMIL012) Rocket Juice & The Moon – Rocket Juice & The … [Read more…]