Happy Beltane/MayDay!

Happy Beltane/May Day, everyone! In celebration of Beltane/May Day, I’m posting up a bawdy little song about May celebrating that is straight from the Renaissance. I used to sing this and other madrigal songs when I was in madrigal choir in high school. Really though, pay attention to the words Continue Reading →

Lucas Carpenter playing “Can’t Take It Back”

Here is Lucas Carpenter (who I posted about before) playing his song “Can’t Take It Back,”  and joined on the 12-string by Aurelien Budynek (from Cindy Blackman Group, DareDevil Squadron). He’s even nice enough to provide lyrics and the guitar tabs. This song is my favorite on his recent album, Continue Reading →

Mi Nuevo Proyecto: Diseño de Apartamento

Tengo la intención de mover mi cama aquí y usar libreros para crear un muro. Decidí ya que sólo estará en este espacio por un corto tiempo, no lo voy a pintar, aunque el amarillo no es mi color favorito. Si usted tiene alguna idea, no dude en enviar un Continue Reading →

Voy a extrañar bailar salsa en Harrisburg

[English translation below; Traducción en ingles al final] ¡Este es mi primer post de «Spanish Friday» y el primero escrito completamente en español! Decidí tomar este desafío, porque Señora López proponó un reto en su blog, Latinaish.com. (Chequea lo en algún momento.) No espere la perfección ya que por lo Continue Reading →

Beyoncé – “Run The World (Girls)” is Fashion Eye Candy

Beyoncé’s elaborate music video for the new single “Run the World (Girls),” premiered during “American Idol” tonight (May 18) and is on YouTube. While the lyrics are still growing on me despite listening to the song since mid-April, the beat is definitely infectious. I have definitely jammed to it in Continue Reading →

The Ten Most Important Artists Of The Last Decade (Full List) (via Leading Us Absurd)

Having not had time to write a music post for while, here is one that is Freshly Pressed and provided to you via Leading Us Absurd. I like it because I actually disagree. This is technically a repost, but for those interested it’s all in one spot. 1.) The White Continue Reading →

Happy May Day!

Happy May Day, everyone, whether you are celebrating Spring or protesting for better pay! When I think of May,  I think of warm weather, my younger brother’s birthday, Mother’s Day, and roses. Roses and May make me think of musician Erutan/Katethegreat19. This song is from her YouTube page. It features Continue Reading →

Lucas Carpenter & Mark Rose at Folklore Coffee & Co.

Tonight, I got to enjoy the sweet sounds of Lucas Carpenter and Mark Rose at Folklore Coffee & Co. With a $5 cover charge, a chance to eat great food & better coffee, this was definitely an event worth coming out for. A Pennsylvania native, Lucas’s sound is refreshingly innovative Continue Reading →

Things I Like: Fat Grip

This “Things I Like” post is on a band I like: Fat Grip. Fat Grip is a Connecticut-based band that were nominees of the Hartford Advocates “Best New Group” of 2009. They wrote/recorded the theme song for the WCCC 106.9  “Picozzi, Klonk & Holden Show.” Within the past year, they Continue Reading →

Things I Like: Anamanaguchi

Following up with the early 90’s theme from this month’s “Sunday Sense” series, this “Thing’s I Like” post brings back memories of 8-bit video games and music. While popular culture brings us a world of realistic 3-D graphics and a digital musical experience, the 8-bit genre is music written with Continue Reading →