Mike Sajecki: The Music Machine
A monthly series hosted by Mike Sajecki where he boldly takes you into his vast and always growing musical database. Numerous genres and eras are explored ensuring a never bland, pleasantly eclectic mix. Each month will differ from the previous in an effort to avoid stagnation. Prepare to be thoroughly compelled and entertained.
12/5/13 Screaming Through December
The last show of 2013 is packed with a wide selection of songs from artists such as Kool and the Gang, The Byrds, Martha and the Vandellas, The Left Banke, Minnie Riperton, The Exciters, James Taylor and more.
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11/14/13 In The Throes of November
"Autumn chill robs me of the previous season's energy and optimism, leaving myself susceptible to emotions that summer's warmth and vibrance would've easily distracted me from otherwise. I'm trapped; vulnerable, almost defenseless in the throes of November." This month's installment is a balanced mix of tracks from artists including Nick Lowe, The Rascals, Queen, Bourgeois Tagg, David Essex, Matthew Wilder, The Jacksons and more.
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10/17/13 Soundtrack to a Currently Non-Existent Movie
This month's installment utilizes the songs involved to produce a loose concept and storyline. Artists included in this 'soundtrack' of sorts are Peter Gabriel, Todd Rundgren, The Ramones, Genesis, Electric Light Orchestra,10cc, Robert John and more.
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9/5/13 Reflections of September
"Summer has not yet faded away, but the inevitability of it's departure hangs over the beloved season's remaining days." This month's installment includes artists such as Blondie, Malo, Simply Red, Lou Reed, Billy Joel, The Turtles, The Nerves, Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods and more. An apt conclusion to a productive summer.
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8/8/13 A Misummer's Night Dream Playlist
In a rare example of a whole show's worth of songs dedicated to one theme, this month's anomaly features songs revolving around the word/concept of dreams. Artists utilized to convey this include The Everly Brothers, The Zombies, T. Rex, Crowded House, Roy Orbison, Randy Newman and more.
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7/11/13 July's Gems
Yet another great selection of tunes featuring artists including The 5th Dimension, Ambrosia, The Hollies, Wings, Harry Nilsson, Patti Smith Group and Bad Company. A good list to crank up while enjoying the nice, warm summer weather.
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6/6/13 Apparently 14 Skeptics
The fourteenth installment of the Music Machine finds it once again in it's usual eclectic format featuring artists such as The Brothers Johnson, Neil Sedaka, Flying Burrito Brothers, Walter Egan, Daft Punk, Olivia-Newton John, The Monkees and more. Another varied musical journey for everyone to embark on.
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4/29/13 Season 2: Episode 1
Beginning the second season of the Music Machine a well-balanced selection of tunes are presented from a diverse range of artists including Leo Sayer, Procol Harum, Lou Christie, Air, Natalie Imbruglia, Rick Springfield, Chic, The Buggles and more. A successful start to another wonderful season of music.
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4/4/13 Dreams Of... (An Ode To Someone)
In the season finale of The Music Machine, a concept of sorts is told by the carefully chosen track listing narrated by three small rounds of prose. Artists included in this concept include Jim Steinman, Earth, Wind & Fire, Heart, Bob Dylan and a cut from each of the Kiss solo albums. An apt way of ending a successful season while anticipating another series of quality shows.
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3/7/13 Awesome Mix Tape # 11
The eleventh installment of the show has another quirky assortment of tracks from artists including The Cowsills, The Police, Lighthouse, George Strait, The Defranco Family, Carly Rae Jepsen, Seals & Crofts and more. This is one mix tape you'd want for your car.
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2/7/13 Birthday Chart
In observation of Mike's birthday, 14 selections from the Billboard singles chart out the week he was born are played. Artists with hits on that chart include Kool & the Gang, Dolly Parton, Steely Dan, Air Supply, John Lennon, Neil Diamond, Boz Scaggs and more. This playlist serves as an interesting time capsule of where popular music was at that particular time.
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1/3/13 #9 Show
The first show of 2013 provides an exceptional mix of songs from artists including, but not limited to Elton John & Leon Russell, Stevie Wonder, Utopia, Hall & Oates, Jr. Walker & The All Stars and Stephen Bishop. The perfect companion for a cold January evening.
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12/6/12 Your Ideal New Years' Eve Final Hour Playlist
The perfect collection of tracks for your New Years' Eve party, or any function throughout the year for that matter. Guests will appreciate the compilation of mostly upbeat numbers from artists including Expose, Rose Royce, Diana Ross, The Jets, Thelma Houston and more.
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11/8/12 The Seven Rays
Another great show filled to the brim with music from artists including Burt Bacharach, Les Paul & Mary Ford, DeBarge, Blue Oyster Cult, Belle & Sebastian, Leslie Gore, Spirit and more. Also featured is the debut of the Mike Sajecki composition/performance "Had To Fall In Love With You".
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