My Mix Tape http://kalw.org en "Sara de la Mer" by Dave Easley http://kalw.org/post/sara-de-la-mer-dave-easley <p></p><p>Judy Beck of San Francisco loves this Dave Easley track, especially because of the surprising yet serendipitous rooster crows and wind chimes that were worked into the song's final mix.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Chris Hoff 46570 at http://kalw.org "Sara de la Mer" by Dave Easley "Water with the Wine" by Joan Armatrading http://kalw.org/post/water-wine-joan-armatrading <p></p><p>When Jewelle Gomez first heard Joan Armatrading's voice on the radio of a hired car, she was so struck by it, that she had to ask the driver to pull the car over.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Chris Hoff 46569 at http://kalw.org "Water with the Wine" by Joan Armatrading "Regulate" by Warren G http://kalw.org/post/regulate-warren-g <p></p><p>This rap song was released when Oakland's Martin Schatz was in high school. He must have listened to it hundreds of times, without his parents finding out.</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Chris Hoff 46568 at http://kalw.org "Regulate" by Warren G "Effervescing Elephant" by Syd Barrett http://kalw.org/post/effervescing-elephant-syd-barrett <p>Erica Peters of Mountain View still remembers this Syd Barrett track she would listen to as a teenager.</p> Sun, 01 Jun 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Chris Hoff 46566 at http://kalw.org "Effervescing Elephant" by Syd Barrett "Valerie" by Amy Winehouse http://kalw.org/post/valerie-amy-winehouse <p>From Amy Winehouse's warm vocals, to the lyrics focused on memories, listener Ava Kennedy thinks that Valerie is a soothing, calming tune.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 19 May 2014 20:55:00 +0000 Chris Hoff 43990 at http://kalw.org "Valerie" by Amy Winehouse