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Holiday Listening Playlist from Kyle Long
Last year we asked our friend Kyle Long to make a list of eclectic music for Holiday Listening. Kyle hosts Cultural Manifesto on WFYI Wednesdays at 8pm, DJs locally, and writes for NUVO magazine. You can read the full original article with Kyle’s commentary on each album here.
‘Tis the season when that razor thin songbook of commercial holiday standards comes blaring out of every shopping mall and department store speaker in sight. While I do enjoy hearing Ella Fitzgerald “ring ting tingling” her sleigh bells every December, I prefer to dig deeper into the vast catalog of holiday tunes for my own Yuletide musical fix. Fortunately, there’s a wide world of under appreciated holiday music out there just waiting to be discovered. So if your holiday wish list includes a request for some fresh seasonal sounds, I’ve assembled an assortment of recommended songs for you below.
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