Mixtape Monday: Fireside Chats

Sam Orley

Some consider Franklin Roosevelt one of the greatest because he lead the USA through its two biggest crises to date. Through fire and rain, four presidential terms or simply one summer evening, our fireside sounds are here for you.

We have heard the “hot damn” too many times from Bruno’s Uptown Funk and we are still freezing. Shall we see if a rural vibe does the trick?

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Snow Day Mixtape

Mimi Zak

I woke up early this morning and drank three cups of coffee, put on my warmest sweater, strapped on my boots and walked out the door to a snowy wasteland of a college town. I was headed to the library in some (hopefully) fruitful attempts to reestablish ‘good-student’ karma. Trudging through un-shoveled snowy sidewalk, I moved from the sidewalk and started to walk in the middle of the street. A cheap thrill surely, but it emphasized the awkward post-apocalyptic feeling that is delivered with any unmanageable weather condition. I switched from my favorite NPR news podcast to my Spotify account. With ironically sunny sky sparkling the snow around me, I wanted to make a soundtrack for this brave little trail I had begun to carve out.

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