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…]

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Mark Goffeney—The Boy With The Incredible Feet

One of my favorite live renditions of Tom Petty’s “Mary Jane’s Last Dance”: Your Thoughts? [Read more…]

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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…]

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New Tom Petty Live Anthology Coming Soon!!!

As a Tom Petty worshipper and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers bootleg collector with a couple hundred discs of his live material (and as a curator of his best material onto anthology discs for my own private use), I’m ecstatic to pass on the news of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers’ new anthology with 48 [Read More…]

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Pachelbel Everywhere

In reply to my post the other day of Axis of Awesome’s “4 Chords, 36 Songs,” Cat’s Staff pointed me to this other cool exploration of the limited chord repertoire in modern music: Your Thoughts? [Read more…]

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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…]

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4 Chords, 36 Songs

Thanks for the link, Shane, feel better… Your Thoughts? [Read more…]

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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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