One of the Reasons They Invented Youtube

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Hey Seattle! Messiah is Coming

A reader writes: Hi, Mark!  I was wondering if you could let your Seattle-area readers know about an opportunity this weekend to hear a holiday classic and support a really wonderful parish music program. Our Lady of Fatima in Magnolia will be performing Handel’s Messiah on Sunday, November 18 at 3:00pm.  We use period instruments [Read More...]

Chris Thile *and* J.S. Bach: What’s Not to Love?

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If Your Dad Doesn’t Have a Beard…

You’ve Got Two Mums: Some songs are simply imbued with Primal Truth from the Burning Core of Reality. The Beards, by the way, are a band which some might call “monotonous” in their choice of subject matter, but which I will clemently say are… pursuing their own unique vision. [Read more...]

Victor Wooten is right up there….

…as one of the greatest, if not *the* greatest bass player on planet Earth.  Here he is, being delightful and awesome, as is his custom: What joy! [Read more...]

Best Part About Politics

The Autotune the News Guys: [Read more...]

New Album by Justin Stroh

Twelve songs from a Catholic heart. O Sacred Heart is an album dedicated to guiding souls to the heart of Jesus. It is an album designed to assist you in praying for souls most in need of Divine Mercy. You are invited to encounter the living heart of Jesus Christ! [Read more...]

A Chance to Do a Work of Mercy

*and* score some music from a fine musician! Audrey Assad writes: As many of you may know, my husband was diagnosed in September 2011 with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. We were really glad to know it was such a treatable cancer, but it was cancer nonetheless! Billy just finished 6 months of chemotherapy, which came at a [Read More...]

Audrey Assad is not as funny as Tina Fey

But then again, Tina Fey is nowhere near the fine musician and singer Audrey is. Here are a couple of tasty tunes from her new album, Heart: Her work is consistently beautiful, melodic, and lyrical. If you’ve been looking for some really high quality new work from an excellent musician, I recommend Audrey Assad’s Heart. [Read more...]

Check out Colleen Nixon

…a very talented singer songwriter and also the voice of Marian Grace, a Catholic music project. [Read more...]

Extreme Musical Coolness

In the words of Kip Dynamite, I love technology. [Read more...]

Hank Green continues his quest…

to Decrease the Suck and Increase the Awesome: [Read more...]