In the morning I stream NPR (I'm located in Central America) and then go to music. I think my gringo customers appreciate the feeling of "home" with the news on.
After that I try and stay mellow with some light jazz or acoustic based stuff like Miles Davis, Dave Bruebeck or Nickel Creek.
I than switch over to "modern folk" like Josh Garrels and Bradigan and singer/songwriter stuff like David Wilcox.
I don't want the music to overwhelm but accentuate the atmosphere.
TV on the Radio is nummy, as is the Blow, who led me to my current obsession, Venus Hum (I can't stop listening to Pink Champagne). Fleet Foxes have also been rambling around my brains. But 90s rock will always be my old standby. Toadies "Possum Kingdom" is my jam. Is that weird? And I can't get enough Pearl Jam and Soundgarden. Yum.
Subtle- strangest/best hip-hop ever. It might not even really be hip-hop, I'm not sure what to call it. The album For Hero: For Fool is one of the best new pices of music I have heard in a long long time.
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