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MFT mixtape, John P. Strohm blog



And while we're ransacking the Internets for stuff of interest, we'll take this opportunity to point you to the newest Musical Family Tree mixtape, which features just a slew of stuff worth giving a listen. Available as a zip download here — — it's compiled by the well-informed tour guide Dan Fahrner, who's doing a valuable service in highlighting some of the better tracks from the voluminous MFT archive, which is hard to navigate precisely because it's so gloriously egalitarian.

Also, there's a post by John P. Strohm worth reading concerning his devoting himself again to songwriter, despite all the distractions attendant with raising a family, working a job, etc.

A couple years back on MFT, Strohm posted a well-crafted, fascinating and perhaps dangerously honest tour diary about much of his working and performing life (with the Lemonheads, Blake Babies, Antenna, etc). It has since been taken down, but I hope it someday finds a more permanent home — MFT founder Jeb Banner has even spoken about publishing it. It's the kind of thing to look for on MFT, which can lie basically dormant for a week or two before someone smart, well-informed, etc. feels compelled to speak her/his mind.


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