Friday Five :: It’s all she loves, it’s all she hates, it’s all too much for her to take

L.A. Song (live) :: Beth Hart Friday Five 5 Things this song reminds me of: 1) My never ending love/hate relationship with Los Angeles. 2) A certain dive bar and the people that frequent it, the way it feels inside, the atmosphere and the conversations, the expectations and the desperation, and that “I want to get the hell out of here” emotional response I have had within it, on occasion. 3) That I wish I had continued playing piano. 4) Long cross-country drives with bags in the back and naive hopes that this time, this place, this change will make … Continue reading Friday Five :: It’s all she loves, it’s all she hates, it’s all too much for her to take

Somebody told me this is the place :: song of the day

Keep Art Alive :: “Jessica” :: Art by Aaron Nagel Final Sight (by me) I closed all doors to myself with you, at first sight, at that first initial hello, it was this instant of fear, primal, subliminal, the image of something real sent me screaming. The places I hid were wrapped in the web of denial, arms and legs, lies told to keep fingers entwined, I threw out the window my needs, wants, pleasures, let that bough of familiar sweep me up and away. There were more damages there then I will ever say, every breath a loss, with … Continue reading Somebody told me this is the place :: song of the day

And everywhere we turn they’re playing our song :: video of the day

Never Seen Such Good Things (live) :: Devendra Banhart A fall in love with the song at first listen was me and Devendra’s Never Seen Such Good Things this morning. Looking very much forward to his new album, Mala. I have quite a soft spot for Devendra and his music, especially since seeing/hearing him play live a few years back, at Coachella. His music always reminds me of San Francisco, of certain music from my 70’s childhood, and of long, drawn out conversations over too much coffee, too late into the night, and next morning. Continue reading And everywhere we turn they’re playing our song :: video of the day