January in Musical Review

Here’s a mix of some songs I’ve been listening to this month. They’re not all new songs, but for one reason or another, they’ve been getting steady rotation around here. Let me know what you think! . . . → Read More: January in Musical Review

Wow, That’s a Good Song: The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

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This song combines four things that I have an undying love for: humor, unique orchestrations, cover songs, and mashups. These are all things which you should love, too.

There are five songs in here. I won’t spoil it for the rest of you; just watch and be . . . → Read More: Wow, That’s a Good Song: The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

News & Links – January 27

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I’ll admit that I’m not much of a Joanna Newsom fan. I didn’t like either of her previous releases, The Milk-Eyed Mender or Ys. I wanted to like her music, because she oftentimes gets lumped in with musicians whose work I do enjoy, but I just couldn’t get into her whole sound. . . . → Read More: News & Links – January 27

This Week in Great Music: 1/25 – 1/31

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Happy Monday, all! I had great plans for getting some album reviews written up over the weekend, but instead I spent my time feeling miserable and sick and sleeping on the couch while watching Dirty Jobs reruns. What a life.

It’s a pretty low-key week for music here. If you’ve . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music: 1/25 – 1/31

Wow, That’s a Good Song: The Gentle Guest, “Darlin’ Darla”

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A drunken almost-sea-shanty. Raise a pint, let the beer slosh and splash around, sway drunkenly with a stranger while you sing a plaintive request to your love. I don’t know where I first heard of The Gentle Guest, but I’m sad that it’s taken this long to find them.

I come dressed in . . . → Read More: Wow, That’s a Good Song: The Gentle Guest, “Darlin’ Darla”

News & Links – January 20

OK Go talks about embedding videos, the internet remembers Kate McGarrigle, and artists band together to support Haiti. . . . → Read More: News & Links – January 20