Archive for April, 2011

I first heard The Kooks while watching 17 Again.  Their song, Naive, along with my future husband, was featured during the credits of the movie and I noticed it immediately.  Yes, a song convinced me to stop daydreaming about the love of my life and wake up my other senses.  Somehow, I had forgotten about […]

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I have a weakness.  Songs that combine different genres (such as rap with an Adele sample) are a bit addicting to me.  Last summer, I got excited any time B.O.B’s Airplanes ft. Hayley Williams came on the radio, long after a whiny chorus of “overplayed” could be heard each time the song began.  It was my […]


Shoutout to Rolling Stone for tweeting the video of this performance.  Usually, I’m nervous about posting a live recording, but I had to double check a couple of times to make sure the recording truly was live.  It’s always refreshing to find a group that genuinely create live music, without the assistance of autotune or […]


Hailing from Nashville, Tenn., Afterlife Parade was born with one concept in mind: death.  Singer/songwriter Quinn Erwin realized that all too often, the event of death is drenched in sadness rather than a celebratory event of the life of the deceased.  This initial thought led to Afterlife Parade’s first part of a two-part concept, “Death.”  The […]


Two songs come to mind immediately when I hear the name Fleetwood Mac: Go Your Own Way and Landslide.  Without fail, one of these songs will begin playing in my head upon hearing Fleetwood Mac.  Clearly, the group has a much more extensive repertoire than those two songs, but those have been seared into my […]


Not many words are needed to intro this one.  Since today is the 17th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death, I found it appropriate to feature his work as the song of the day.  Plus, I never mind listening to one of my favorite songs on repeat, either. Wanting to be someone else is a waste […]



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