Playing for keeps
Today’s flavor: Helena by Nickel Creek I could have sworn I had already mentioned something about this song or band or anything. However, it appears I have not. Helena might be one of the most emotionally challenging songs I have come across. I can never decide how to feel about the singer because every time I listen to the song I find a new perspective and hear another line that has...
Andrew Bird. Yes please. →
It feels like the world is crashing down that nothing is what it seems but what is the difference in seeming and being? We should all be so lucky to go how we’ve always been.
Always remember there was nothing worth sharing like the love that let us share...– Murder in the City by The Avett Brothers
I have how many followers!?
I have 5. This makes me happy.
Fantasies aren’t what you need anymore. I wish we shared a reality. But me? I have my own, and someday we’ll meet up, you’ll see. Don’t worry about tomorrow for what is tomorrow? You know, you don’t have to break your neck to love someone. It’s weird. I don’t know what it is.
At least in your own head you know what is going to happen…. This is my downpour.
Schedules, schedules, schedules
8:30 - Lessons in Cynicism. Check.
I just can't get enough of it!
Attention all: The Mountain Goats have recently released a new single that is not only amazing, but will be on their new CD, ALL ETERNALS DECK, due out March 26 from Merge Records. Their new single, Damn These Vampires, is amazing. Maybe it’s my soft spot for John Darnielle, or maybe it’s the fact that the lyrics are hauntingly intriguing, but either way I am in love. I heard about...
I’m alive it’s all right. I’m going to die it’s all...– That’s Some Dream by Good Old War
I’ll be your coffeemate at the break of dawn. I’ll be your rook and...– Andrew Jackson Jihad, Skipping Stone If someone said this to me, I think my heart would melt.
Today’s Flavor: Animal Tracks by Mountain Man Something about the harmony of voices and the subtle rhythm of the guitar gives me shivers when I listen to this song. Not only are each of these women’s voices beautiful, but they mesh them together seamlessly. Simply put: I am envious of their extraordinaire talent.
I am without my computer and without my music. It’s a blow to my psyche.
Ah yes. →
The Return Flavor(s): Only Way to be Alone by Good Old War Astounding. Amazing. Awing. This album, though probably separately cited else where throughout this blog, is the epitome of the preceding adjectives. I can listen to the songs on this album over and over again. The beautiful harmonies and catching lyrics are just enough to keep each song playing until the last second. As a three piece...
Caleb Stine and Saleem - Outgrown These Walls In Baltimore, two artists collaborated in 2008 to write a song about Baltimore. Sponsored by a local radio station, the two, Caleb Stine and Saleem, were charged to write one song, with a complete stranger. Coming from two very different musical backgrounds, the collaboration developed into a 10 track album. Outgrown These Walls is a fascinating...
Conway Twitty, aka Harold Jenkins picked his name by randomly putting two fingers on a map and landed on Conway, Arkansas and Twitty, Texas. Amazing.