Archive for December 2014

The best versions of Christmas classics

The best versions of Christmas classics
You can’t escape Christmas music these days- nor would you want to.  Every musician is legally required to churn out a holiday hits album, usually trying to put their own spin on a classic.  For the holiday music consumer, it’s downright overwhelming.  Here I have amassed some of the holiday classics, noting the most popular... Read more »

Did Adnan really do it? Maybe the music of Serial will lend a clue

Did Adnan really do it? Maybe the music of Serial will lend a clue
“This is a global Tel Link prepaid call from *Adnan Syed*, an inmate at the Maryland Correctional Facility.”  Does that sound familiar? (If not, stop reading- the rest of this will bore you silly)  As you hear it in your mind, you probably also hear the theme song in the background. I first became consciously... Read more »

November 2014 New Music Favorites

November 2014 New Music Favorites
My gift to you, whatever your religious beliefs or lack thereof, is not to be forced to listen to bad music.  So here is November’s not-bad music: 1. “Comeback” – Ella Eyre 2. “Congregation” – Foo Fighters 3. “The Never” – Pell, feat. LV Baby 4. “Real Love” – Tom Odell 5. “Uptown Funk” – Mark Ronson, feat. Bruno Mars... Read more »
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