Category Archives: Music

New Music

It’s been a long time since I’ve shared some of my music purchases with you… In all honestly, they have slowed because of our change in finances… I used to purchase a new CD once every other week! No longer. The holidays and my birthday provided a fun little pop in my music collection and […]

6 GB of Free Legit Music from SXSW

So, if you like music, you might want to know about this. Free things are good.

Oh Lisa.

So, I did a review of Lisa Hannigan’s debut solo CD Sea Sew awhile back, and then I found out she was going to be at South by Southwest (SXSW). And then I found out, not only is she going to be at SXSW, she was going to play a free show during lunch today. […]

Sleeping at Last: Keep No Score

So I first heard about Sleeping at Last in Cold Tangerines and I recently revisited her short story, Needle and Thread (which you should read if you haven’t – that’s a pdf link to the short story), which is where that band is mentioned. I looked up the band and listened to samples of their […]

Ray LaMontagne: Gossip in the Grain

There is something about his gritty voice that just draws me in. Maybe part of it is the fact that he’s a bit of a recluse and not in the music industry for the fame and fortune of it all. I have thoroughly played out his last two CDs with Til the Sun Turns Black […]

Lisa Hannigan: Sea Sew

Anyone who knows me well knows that I really like Damien Rice. I’ve also always had a love for his back up singer, Lisa Hannigan. Her voice is so unique and the two of them together, although so unique individually are just magical together. I was a little sad to hear that the two of […]

Ben Folds: Way to Normal

I think you know a CD is good when all of the songs on it seem to get stuck in your head everyday, even without listening to the CD that day. Now, me and Ben Folds, we have a long history. I think he is a genius and it all started with the album, Whatever […]