New Tunes – Parlovr

Parlovr is a three man indie rock band out of Montreal, Quebec. There isn’t really a concise way to describe their sound…

Random quote from my music library

“I hope I don’t sound too ungrateful, what history gave modern man: a telephone to talk to strangers, machine guns and a camera lens.”

New Tunes – Cat Power

Cat Power (Chan Marshall) is by no means a new artist, but this is the first album of original material she’s put out in six years.

New Tunes – David Byrne & St. Vincent

David Byrne of course needs no introduction, and even if you’ve never heard of St. Vincent…

New Tunes – Kishi Bashi

Kishi Bashi is the solo effort of multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Kaoru Ishibashi who has toured as a violinist for Regina Spektor and of Montreal. His own songs are playful, orchestral adventures full of texture and relentless energy. The song I’…

New Tunes – The Airborne Toxic Event

This is yet another instance where the music I’m featuring isn’t necessarily brand new, but I only recently discovered this song.

Random quote from my music library

“If you need someone to blame, throw a rock in the air. You’ll hit someone guilty.”

Heavy rotation

Several months ago I swore off any talk radio, including NPR, during the election season because…

Let Down

Been a long day away from the computer and I’m right now manning Marlo’s door because I put her to bed only an hour ago and she’s tried to get out six times already (after I marched her back to bed for the second time she screamed for over two minutes, “YOU HURT MY FEEEEELIIIIINGS! [...]

New Tunes – Perfume Genius

I just checked my music archives because I was sure that I had already featured the work of Perfume Genius here (stage name for a solo artist out of Seattle named Mike Hadreas), and I’m stunned that I haven’t. If ever there were a voice or a sound to give words to the last several [...]