It’s been awhile since we’ve shared some Todd Snider music. About time we rectify that, don’t you think? Here’s the enlightened “Can’t Complain.” We’re all waiting in the dugout Thinking we should pitch How you gonna throw a shutout If all you do is bitch
Leave it to the exceptional Lake Street Dive to reimagine A-Ha’s “Take On Me” that swings, at various moments, between mariachi, reggae, jazz and pop.
Canadian singer-songwriter Matt Goud, aka Northcote, is overdue to release some new music into the world (hint, hint). In the meantime, here’s a favorite from 2013’s Northcote.
With one notable exception, my live concert year is off to a phenomenal start. The most recent addition to the list was John Hiatt, joined by Sonny Landreth and the Goners. The foursome revisited Hiatt’s seminal album Slow Turning in its entirety, every musical nook and cranny resounding with an infectious energy. Landreth, in particular, […]
We’re gonna keep with our air of positivity this week with Leeroy Stagger’s “I Want It All.” As the man says, “out into the world of love and strife, I’ll smile and be happy.”
In a turbulent world it’s sometimes nice to get lost in music. You’ll be hard-pressed to find a more uplifting moment of escape than this version of the Beatles “Across the Universe.” Talented folk trio the Accidentals are joined by members of the Decemberists for this mesmerizing performance.
Happy New Year to all. Let’s start with a holiday classic from Slaid Cleaves and a gem from Josh Ritter. Ritter has a way of making even melancholy sound uplifting, all the better via a regal arrangement courtesy of the Boston Pops.
I always love when holidays fall on Mondays as it gives me license to share holiday-themed videos. On this day how about partaking of two of the best holiday songs ever written. Two songs which happen to share a common theme of spending the holiday in jail. Go figure. Enjoy the Pogues (with Kirsty MacColl) […]
I saw Denton, TX-based singer-songwriter Isaac Hoskins at a holiday show last week. He previewed several new songs from a work-in-progress album, each filled with vivid details that brought to life the engaging stories that he sung. While we wait on that release, here’s a song that he quietly released online last year.
How about some good ol’ rock and roll to start the week. As the man says, “Baby, I do love Rock and Roll.”