Archive for the ‘classical’ Category

Last month I was lucky enough to be visiting friends in Charlottesville the same weekend that Bruce Hornsby came to town and played a co-Headlining show kicked off by Bela Fleck & the Flecktones. Bruce was great, but… Remember the episode of South Park where the self-righteous hipster douches bought hybrid cars (and chastised those […]

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Check out Part 1: The concept of Plastic Beach …and Part 2: The art of Plastic Beach Artist: Gorillaz Album: Plastic Beach Year: 2010 Genre: alternative, hip hop, R&B, classical Mood: talking about important stuff while drinking You’ll like this if you like: mixed genres in the same song, Snoop Dogg, Beastie Boys, New Order, […]

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Check out Part 1: The concept of Plastic Beach …and Part 3: The music of Plastic Beach Artist: Gorillaz Album: Plastic Beach Year: 2010 As the image of the band began to evolve a bit, we saw less “cartoon” looking images, and more of what I’ll call 3D animation. It’s not truly 3D, but I […]

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Check out Part 2: The art of Plastic Beach …and Part 3: The music of Plastic Beach Artist: Gorillaz Album: Plastic Beach Year: 2010 The history of Gorillaz is long, interesting, and worthy of another post at another time. So I’ll assume that you’re familiar with the band and its music…but did you know what […]

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Check out these cool covers of great songs! ‘Frontin’ by Jamie Cullum (Pharrell cover) …also check out ‘High & Dry’, ‘Don’t Stop the Music’, ‘Everlasting Love’ and ‘Wind Cries Mary’ ———— ‘Laid’ by Matt Nathanson (James cover) ———— ‘Wagon Wheel’ by Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers (Old Crow Medicine Show cover) ———— ‘Human Nature’ by […]

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“The guy with the video where he sings to a kitten”, that I saw online and sent to my girlfriend, actually turned out to be a pretty good musician. Lightspeed Champion is a quirky young artist that delivers an artsy fartsy brand of music and videos. After digging into his first album Falling Off the […]

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1. Click your way to Pitchfork to download this FREE mixtape from The Streets, who happens to perform my favorite Brit-rap song ‘Fit But You Know It‘. He is still second to Dizzee Rascal overall in my book, but that one song cracks me up every time! 2. My early pick for album of the […]

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I love talking about this album, and why I purchased it. Peter Adams is a relatively unknown artist who makes great music…right up my alley. I won’t act like I know much about him, so check out peteradamsmusic.com for biographical info, etc. I stumbled upon this album online…I think I was actually looking for an […]

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