Monthly Archives: December 2012

This Will Be Our Year

Election is over, Mayan apocalypse is over. May this coming year be your year. It took a long time to come. It’s a Zombies song but the Foo Fighters do a fine job with it.   Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to […]

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In Memoriam 2012

People passed away,  publications ceased, marriages dissolved and bands we thought that broke up a long time ago officially called it quits.  A small list of what we lost in 2012.                Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about […]

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2012 Favorite Music Videos

If 2011 was the year of unique dance videos, then this was the year of unique puppet videos…really. All of these videos from 2012 feature puppets.  I did throw in one bonus of a Grease tribute with James Franco as Danny and  a cat head performing as Sandy….really! All of them are worth your attention. […]

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Favorite Albums 2012

Well I seem to be in the minority now but I still love the album.  I guess that’s why all my favorites this year reminded me of past artists’ work.    Here’s my list of favorites in no particular order: Frank Ocean Channel Orange – It feels like Prince wrote a love letter to the […]

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Merry Christmas 2012

May this season bring you as much joy as this video with Jimmy Fallon and Mariah Carey. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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The alternative Donny and Marie

I guess we don’t need an alternative Donny and Marie as they are still going strong with a two week performance at the Panatages just completed but for those looking for a more randy version of siblings look no further than Rufus and Matha Wainwright. At their annual Christmas 101 show at Royce Hall this […]

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Free Music Friday

It’s Christmas time and many sites are in the spirit of free music Friday so here are a number of sites to get your fill of Christmas music. Feels Like Christmas Amazon Last.fm And for those that can’t get enough, here is an app for your phone or tablet that claims 10,000 Christmas songs!  I’m […]

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Weekend In LA

The weekend before Christmas offers up a couple of phenomenal shows: The first is a holiday tradition that continues for 7 years running now at Royce Hall where Rufus and Martha Wainwright will reign for two shows.   The shows entitiled Christmas 101 was spearheaded by the Wainwright’s equally talented mother Kate McGarrigle.  Rufus and Martha […]

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Playlist for Mourning

I did not plan to comment on the horrific events in Newtown as so many discussions are still ongoing but it is so hard to focus on the trivial while we bury the innocent.  I really don’t have anything to add but I do know that music can help heal and soothe and comfort those […]

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New Music Tuesday

Two potentially wonderful soundtracks are coming out this week. For anyone that loves the musical it will be awfully hard to top the original but Anne Hathaway is going to give it her best shot as Les Misérables comes out. Perhaps the greatest soundtrack compilations from the past twenty years have come from the films […]

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