Commercial radio and television are vast wastelands (for the most part). I know many people who are growing weary of the mind-numbing stupidity that commercial media feeds us insultingly labeled as ‘entertainment’. How many news stories must one hear of Amy Winehouse or Rihanna as if they matter? And what is up with the overkill on the radio? Who has not grown tired of the empty, rootless and imitative music that comes out of the speakers every time the radio is switched on? And let’s not speak of the level of narcissistic exhibitionism in many of the popular musicians today.
The following playlist celebrates a different kind of sound seldom heard….