Vedanā (pronounced VAY-dunna) is Pāli for raw physical sensation, which can be objectively observed in meditation to provide insight into the impermanent nature of all things.
Only four? Get thee more Belle and Sebastian! (Push Barman…, the latest, is a collection of EPs, and is quite good. They have a great set of b-sides.)
"Stuffy old listening habits -- like listening to albums from beginning to end..."stuffy? the art of creating and listening to an entire coherent album has been lost. most of my students can't make it through one song before jumpimg to another.