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Music Mix Monday

Snail mail is a thing of beauty. I love sending it, and I love receiving it.
Know what else I love? Music. 

Combine the two, and you can understand why I'm eagerly checking the mail this week...My friend Alasdair and I have been doing a yearly music trade pretty much since we met. It is getting tricky to find bands the other person hasn't heard yet, but the challenge is half the fun. The other half of the fun is receiving a CD from across the ocean with a dozen songs I don't know, but am almost guaranteed to love.

And probably two songs I already love. That is how I know it's a successful trade.

Anyway. The point is that I've compiled the mix I made this year, and since he has now received the hardcopy, you can take a listen to the mix online (many of you Canadians will recognize more of the artists than the average Brit, so I apologize if few of these are new to you).



Any favourites? Any Canadian music-makers I've obviously overlooked?

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