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November Playlist: Patricia Dowd

by Patricia Dowd in Cyclocross, Train With Grain

I love music. As I kid, when the New England weather was really crappy, I roller skated in my basement to Diana Ross and spun awesome 80s hits on my record player. I made mix tapes in high school and college and decorated the tape covers. Now I download music, burn CDs and make monthly playlists.

Listening to music gets my legs spinning and gets me psyched to race! Music also helps me keep what’s left of my sanity when I’m stuck inside riding Mr. Trainer or the rollers when it’s 20 below and snowing outside.

November 2011 playlist:

  • Intro: The XX
  • Arrow: Tegan and Sara
  • Ageless Beauty: Stars
  • Kids: MGMT
  • Sick Muse: Metric
  • Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough: Michael Jackson
  • Hidden Track: Scissor Sisters
  • Gold Guns Girls: Metric
  • Ursula 1000-Disko Tech: Ursula 1000
  • Where Does the Good Go: Tegan and Sara
  • All Fired Up: Pat Benatar (she’s making a comeback, btw)
  • Galang, M.I.A.

Looking for new music? John Richards’ Morning Show on KEXP is a must listen; NPR’s All Songs Considered features live concerts, new artists and old favorites; and Pandora’s Funk station is super fun, especially at dance parties.

Tune in to music—it’s good for your soul.

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