Can’t

A (morbidly) fun little animated musical video by Ed Stockham for a song by Alan Lastufka and Tom Milsom: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

“Sweet Child O’ Mine” Victoria Bergsman Style

From Victoria Bergsman (formerly of The Concretes but here as taken By Trees) comes this gorgeous, understated rendition of the classic bombastic Guns ‘n Roses ballad: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

New Ingrid Michaelson

Just discovered Ingrid Michaelson has a new album out! Here’s a taste! In celebrating the new Ingrid Michaelson, I also wholeheartedly recommend this amazing cover of Ingrid’s song “The Chain” which tops even Ingrid’s original on my facebook friend Melissa Reyes’s myspace page and select “The Chain”.  Seriously, her voice and self-harmonization is just staggeringly good [Read More...]

God Is In The House

As I’ve mentioned before:  As far as I go, no singer/songwriter better explores the theme of religion or better employs religious imagery than Nick Cave.  Very few people write either religious music or music about religion that avoids either preaching on its behalf or railing against it.  Nick Cave is liberated from any creedal loyalty [Read More...]

Laura Marlingmania

For tonight’s entertainment, here is about 70 minutes of the best of Laura Marling on youtube as conveniently culled by Camels With Hammers for you.  Interview: Her amazing album is Alas I Cannot Swim. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Ghosts

Laura Marling has one of those rare voices and phrasing styles that seriously makes my heart hurt with its sublimity and keeps me repeatedly hitting the repeat button on my i-pod.   Out of the nearly 9000 songs on my i-pod, those featuring Marling, Lisa Hannigan, Neko Case, Lykke Li,  Amy Millan, Nina Persson, and Victoria Bergsman get the [Read More...]

Lykke Li And Robyn—”I Want To Break Free”

Some shaky camera work and rough audio, but a must for any who are Lykke, Robyn, Queen fans like I.  And the whole veil symbolism is much appreciated. And a few awesome more professional quality Queen, Lykke, and Robyn videos  since the mood has been terrifically set: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Permission To Marry

A well-done video. And it does my heart good as ever to hear the strains of Lisa Hannigan in the background.  The song is called “Ocean and A Rock” and it’s simply gorgeous lyrically, musically, and in her performance.  I got to see her live sitting about two feet away from her (if that much) [Read More...]

Bukowski and Mouse

Charles Bukowski, “The Genius Of The Crowd” there is enough treachery, hatred violence absurdity in the average human being to supply any given army on any given day and the best at murder are those who preach against it and the best at hate are those who preach love and the best at war finally [Read More...]


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