Listening to ILX Listen: January 2019

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i appreciate all the work you put into the lists, I use them frequently.

omar little, Wednesday, 16 January 2019 16:42 (one year ago) link

thanks man. the way this is organized this year is gonna be to reward bulk listening... folks who are on the road a lot or just need background may find this useful.

I neglected to point this out in the opening post, but I'm going to be setting this up as MONTHLY playlists... basically everything discussed in all the above threads each month. Hopefully that should make these less onerous and more easy to navigate.

So, again, that earlier playlist is for January on ILM.

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Wednesday, 16 January 2019 17:15 (one year ago) link

Cool idea, forks. A Rolling Nominations playlist for the year!

UPDATE: A monthly Rolling Nominations playlist, still cool!

breastcrawl, Wednesday, 16 January 2019 17:24 (one year ago) link

adding: rolling r&b 2019

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Wednesday, 16 January 2019 21:00 (one year ago) link

So I think the thing I'd like to do here is set up monthly threads for people to discuss what they're hearing in the playlist that they like; more of a genre-blind listening clubhouse project. Would folks be likely to participate? Anybody wanna jump in with January finds?

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Tuesday, 22 January 2019 22:37 (one year ago) link

Or perhaps not? Anyways, this month has pulled down almost two hundred tracks already and I'm rummaging through alphabetically and finding some nice stuff. The Anitta "Veneno" song is likely the current stand out but I will admit to finding American Football to be more enjoyable than I presupposed!

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Wednesday, 23 January 2019 18:48 (one year ago) link

Glad you like “Veneno”, forks.

I like this grab-bag idea in theory, but I also know that I’m permanently lagging behind in my listening to my own to-listen-to playlists in genres that I actively (try to) follow, so I’m not sure how realistic this would be for me.

(Maybe there will be more appetite for this once EOY season is over?)

breastcrawl, Wednesday, 23 January 2019 22:20 (one year ago) link

Could be! I'll drop a separate thread in February and follow my own drummer with it.

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Wednesday, 23 January 2019 22:29 (one year ago) link

Bumping this for those of you enjoying the 2018 ILX Tracks rollout who would like to get a jump on late 2018/early 2019 music listening.

have also added these threads for inclusion:
where's d'scene? rolling soca, chutney, jab & other caribbean pop
ILX Gonna Shine in My Backdoor Someday (new post-Fahey folk for ppl posting in Takoma/Tompkins Square threads Pt II)

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Tuesday, 29 January 2019 22:02 (one year ago) link

join us over here:
Listening to ILM Listen: February 2019 - Collaborative Listening Project

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Sunday, 3 February 2019 21:12 (one year ago) link

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