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Archive for Music

Family Music Round-Up: Fall 2012 Edition

Ready to refresh your family playlists? Here are some albums sent to us for review that we have been listening to on the road, during dinner and at our mandatory family dance parties. In the Twang of Thangs Boxtop Jenkins brings in some marquee names  and a mix of bluegrass, country, rock and folk for […]

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A Very Kid-Friendly Halloween

It’s the season of the witch, and we have been playing our Halloween music and watching our Halloween films since mid-September.  We have already rolled out our yearly music playlist, and are ready to follow up with some more ways to get your kid-friendly scares on this Halloween. Listen To: “The Grand Scream of Things” […]

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Halloween Comes Early to Nugget Island!

Musical Tricks Last Halloween, we got into the spirit early with the Nugget Island Family Halloween Hootenanny playlist for Spotify. Filled with classic family-safe scare-tracks and classic kindie treats, this playlist is a must for Halloween lovers. Add it to your Spotify playlists now to hear classic Halloween-loving musicians like John Zacherle, The Moon-Rays, Shiny Toy […]

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How I Learned to Appreciate Kidz Bop

It’s easy to hate on Kidz Bop. Tweenage kids singing weeks-old pop songs that you, a self-professed hipster parent, already shrugged off as frivolous top 40 anyway. Perhaps, like me, you have vowed to raise your kids on a steady diet of kindie music only. “It’s just Gustafer Yellowgold, Lucky Diaz, and Secret Agent 23 Skidoo for […]

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What’s Cooking In Kindie-ville: Another Music Update

Get your iPod, laptop, and credit card out, it’s time to refresh that music library. Your fall playlist is played out, and you need some new tunes to take you in to 2012. Below is a musical buffet of albums to check out, with several sure to fit your musical pallet. The Jimmies – Practically […]

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