Archive for the ‘Music’ category

Hymn To Her, The Pretenders

August 11, 2012

Had forgotten just how beautiful this song is.  Have a listen:

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The Downton Abbey Suite

July 30, 2012

One of my latest TV obsessions is “Downton Abbey”. Fabulous history, totally engrossing story, fantastic acting, the works.

And, of course, the music is also perfection.

Here’s the fully developed theme song, the gorgeous “Downton Abbey Suite”.

My Newest Musical Obsession

May 30, 2012

The latest album by Anders Osborne “Black Eye Galaxy”.   It’s bluesy, zeppelinesque, trippy singer/songwriter rock.  Lovely.  My fave album of 2012 (so far).

Here’s the title track: 

In Rehearsal: Sutton Foster Sings “Anything Goes”

December 31, 2011

It’s amazing how the performers do such extraordinary dancing and singing, yet they make it seem so effortless.

Vegan Black Metal Chef Episode 2-Easy Meal Ideas of The Ages

December 29, 2011

Why oh why did it take me so long to discover the Vegan Black Metal Chef?  Dear God, he’s awesome.

(NSFW due to lots of pure EVIL and naughty language)

 

A Pretty Instrumental From Popcap Games

October 26, 2011

Uh oh, it’s another song obsession.

Listen to this theme from Bookworm Adventures.  Love finding interesting music in unexpected places.  Beware.  This will get stuck in your head.

Spotify, “The Fool On The Hill”, and “The Hits Just Keep On Comin'”

July 18, 2011

Ok, so I got an invitation to  Spotify yesterday.  Be warned.  It’s a ridiculous pile of love for the obsessed music fan.  When you get your invite, my advice is to jump in it!

As of this moment, I’m stuck in sixties mellow pop music.  Here’s a favorite, a very swinging “The Fool On The Hill” by Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66:

Also,

If you love music from the seventies and pop music in general, check out this blog:  “The Hits Just Keep On Comin'”.  This guy knows his pop music, having been a DJ for 30+ years.  Great stuff.