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#christmasmusic Archives –

PorchDrinking Playlist | Christmas Mix-teen for Twenty Sixteen

November 29, 2016 |

Photo courtesy of the Huffington Post.

Every year my wife spends days combing through new Christmas music, and revisiting classic versions and compiles a new seasonal mix of music. Every year she spends even more time trying to come up … Read More

PorchDrinking Playlist | ‘Tis the Season

December 2, 2015 |

It is now December and the Holiday season is here! Holiday music may or may not be your favorite thing but it does always seem to add a bit of cheer to the season! Give a listen to this … Read More

Drew Saves Christmas Music!

December 25, 2014 |


Each Christmas you hear holiday songs, new and old
From carols in church to classics by Nat King Cole
But every year, all across the nation
You’ll see NEW Christmas albums in your nearest Starbucks location

Your favorite artists will sing those classics you’ve heard
But every once in awhile, they’re stumped by the words
Give it a listen, and whether you sing or you hum
There’s a few lyrics you might catch that are super-dumb

So this Christmas, PorchDrinking endeavors
To re-write dumb lyrics and make them more clever
We know we’re doing this quite late in the season
But Drew was mad about these lyrics, for some insane reason

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PorchDrinking Playlist | A Very Sufjan Christmas

December 16, 2014 |

With two “box-set” holiday albums (i.e. multi-CD conglomerates) overflowing with merry melodies, this playlist is inspired by indie singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens and his unashamed Christmas proclivities. From renditioning the classics, to caroling his way through uncharted holiday territory, this playlist … Read More

Roundtable Discussion | Christmas Music

December 10, 2014 |

This week PorchDrinking tackles a widely debated issue: How early is too early to start listening to Christmas music? I started listening to Christmas music November 13. Was that too soon? According to our staff, yes, yes it was. I also wanted to know everyone’s favorite songs of the season (secretly so I could add them to my already ginormous Christmas playlist :)). Personally, I’m really digging Karen O’s rendition of “Marshmallow World” for Target, and I don’t think you can ever go wrong with Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You.” And Frank Sinatra’s Christmas album…classic. Feel free to leave your thoughts in the comment section below!

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