The Last Royals :: Twistification :: New Music Review

The Last Royals Hello 2013, what have we here? A brand new album from a just discovered band that I am already musically obsessing over? Why thank you, yes it is, and this is just the way I love to start a new year! Twistification is a soon-to-be-released album from Brooklyn-duo, The Last Royals, that …

6:58 are you sure where my spark is :: video of the day

Spark :: Tori Amos There are volumes and chapters and whole entire books worth of emotions and memories I have connected to this song, and to the images in this video. Ever the escape artist and the survivor, a grown-up girl with a gypsy soul who still has scars that she has trouble hiding some …

So much for the city :: song of the day

One of my resolutions for this new year is to get outdoors more. I have become too confined and far too plugged in to technology (she says as she writes in her blog, oh technology, I am yours eternally), and I have missed being free of cords and batteries, besides maybe a car's battery. Those …

You Are Home :: Nobody leaves here without singing the blues

List Your Favorite Soul and Blues artists┬ácourtesy of┬áMusic Listography : Your Life In (Play)Lists 1. Bring it on Home to Me : Sam Cooke 2. Feeling Good :: Nina Simone 3. Try a Little Tenderness :: Otis Redding 4. Me and Bobby McGee :: Janis Joplin 5. Love and Happiness :: Al Green 6. Strange …

I need your loving like the sunshine :: Soundtrack Shout Out Wednesday

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind :: Soundtrack Shout Out My most favorite film ever has quite an emotional soundtrack to go along with it. The score itself was composed by Jon Brion, noted for his other incredible film scores, and for his work with a favorite musician/artist of mine, Aimee Mann. The music is …

No I cannot forgive you yet :: video of the day

I Should Have Known (live on Letterman) :: Foo Fighters I am admittedly not much of a fan of David Letterman's late night talk show, I tend to be more a Daily Show/Jimmy Fallon/Conan kind of girl, but I am rather fond of Letterman's musical taste and many of the live performances he has featured …

Stumbling a little :: song of the day

Sometimes a kiss starts something, sometimes a kiss is an ending, and sometimes a kiss should have been some kind of warning. Then there are the kisses that time finally allowed, that confess something that was held back for so long, the kinds of kisses that mean movement forward, kisses that are promises without words. …

Ryan Bingham Spotify Sessions :: New Music Review

Ryan Bingham :: Spotify Sessions My favorite artist discovery of 2012 was Ryan Bingham, and my favorite album of the year was Ryan Bingham's album Tomorrowland. Tomorrowland was a right place at the right time kind of musical discovery, coming in to my life when I was thrashing about emotionally trying to settle into some …