Tag Archive: NPR

Song of The Day: Lover by Walker Lukens

Thanks NPR All Songs Considered from April 30, always offering up a compilation of musical treats.  Iggy & the Stooges, Jim Guthrie, Tricky, and Walker Lukens do have some gems they’re casting out there… Continue reading

Song of the Day: Quit Draggin’ My Heart Around

Thanks to this NPR All Songs Considered blog post by Stephen Thompson, I learned about the AV Club’s “Undercover” series from 2012 in which bands covered pre-selected songs in a tiny round room.… Continue reading

Top 5 Things That Are Happening This Week

FIVE. I am trekking over to Market on Main to pick up my specially ordered shoes from Maria McCloy. I already own two pairs, but I need to pick up my new couple and take them home… Continue reading

Song of the Day: Love Songs for Those No Longer Waiting

Today’s song of the day is actually 28 songs. I finally finalized my “Love Songs” playlist on February 13. I’ve been working on this for quite some time and I’m pleased with the end product.… Continue reading

Beck’s Song Reader: No Sound, All Interpretation

Beck’s new unrecorded album Song Reader makes me wish I were a musician even more than I usually do. The album is all sheet music and no recordings. In his interview with NPR All… Continue reading

Song of the Day: happy Friday and happy shopping memories

In case you need to take a break before the holiday party and find something both artistically rewarding and entertaining, check this Tiny Desk Concert out. You can ride the Macklemore & Ryan Lewis wave. Oh, and… Continue reading

I am Thankful for Stop Animation

Today is Thanksgiving, and I am in South Africa and thusly far away from my family, pumpkin pie, home-made vegetarian stuffing, brussels sprouts.  I shared a wonderful lunch at Woolworths with my colleague… Continue reading

Top 5 Musical Musings Friends Shared this fall

I am a lucky lady, having friends who keep me in the know about new songs I should love and new versions of songs I do love. Here are the Top 5 Musical… Continue reading

The Art Of: Dourness and Sweetness

I am catching up on NPR All Songs Considered recent shows and currently absorbing “Fall Music Preview.” Many songs are stoking my heart cockles, but I am partial to the Ben Gibbard and… Continue reading

Albums for Ages with Associations

For months now NPR has been running a weekly survey asking people to vote for albums they love. This is all under the auspicious of “Albums Everyone Can Love?”  The question mark says it all.… Continue reading