Monthly Archives: February 2014

Free Music Friday

I love the Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine Trail Mix and so should you.   Download the music and take it with you whenever you get outdoors.   There’s good stuff from Odessa, Drive-By Truckers and Nicole Atkins. Click on the photo to get the music.  Enjoy!   In case you love the 80s (and who […]

Posted in music | Tagged as: , | Leave a comment

Get Out

During this week before the Oscars some movies and music are getting their chance to be showcased so take advantage of it before the show on Sunday and get out!   At the Sundance Theatres there are screenings of the nominees for Short Film Live Action and Short Film Animation. I’m going with Helium to take […]

Posted in concerts, Movies, music | Tagged as: , , | Leave a comment

Oscar Musical Moments

Sure, The Academy Awards are all about the movies which is why there’s been head scratching moments that involve music. The Academy awards movies that take risks but tends to lean towards movies that are safe  so here are a few wonderful risks and horrible safe picks that happened from shows past. Three 6 Mafia […]

Posted in Movies | Tagged as: , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Music Tuesday

Major League Baseball is trying to determine the Face of MLB and if there was a similar contest to determine the face of the Los Angeles music scene, for me only one word comes to mind.  Beck. For twenty years now he has followed his muse and created music that sounds like various areas of the […]

Posted in music | Tagged as: | Leave a comment

Oscar Best Song Non-Nominees

The Oscars are next week and there are four songs nominated for Best Song. “Happy” by Pharrell Williams from “Despicable Me 2” “Let It Go” sung by Idina Menzel from “Frozen” “The Moon Song” sung by Karen O from the movie “Her” “Ordinary Love” by U2 from the movie “Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom” Alone […]

Posted in Movies, music | Tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free Music Friday

Discover a new favorite artist.  Like Kings Of Leon?  Try The Districts.  Like Eric Church?  Try Jason Eady.  Like LCD Soundsystem and Jose Gonzalez?  Try Chulius & The Filarmónicos.  It’s all there for the taking.  Just click on the Amazon Artists to Watch photo. Want more of an artist you love?  You know you love Ingrid […]

Posted in music | Tagged as: , , , | Leave a comment

Get Out

When I can’t immediately think of something to do I often check out Largo and Hotel Cafe.  They usually do not disappoint and this weekend is no exception. Benmont Tench is playing three nights at Largo.   You probably know Benmont is the keyboardist in the Heartbreakers (as in Tom Petty & The…).  Regulars of […]

Posted in music | Tagged as: , , , | Leave a comment

Co-Headlining shows

I saw Paul Simon and Sting last week and it was actually pretty good.  They sang each other’s songs and dueted together.   They played most of their hits (and a few buried gems).  The only big risk was Sting taking the lead on Bridge Over Troubled Water I think it worked quite well.  They […]

Posted in music | Tagged as: , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Music Tuesday

You never know when you might discover a new, exciting band or artist.  I was watching the Inside Llewyn Davis concert on Showtime waiting for Jack White, Avett Brothers and Patti Smith when out of nowhere came this voice that immediately made me perk up and pay attention.  That voice belongs to Rachael Price and […]

Posted in music | Tagged as: , | Leave a comment

President bands

Today we celebrate all our Presidents of these United States and I celebrate by listing a number of my favorite bands that have a President in their name.  Sure it’s a stretch but this is my blog. Carter Family Jimmy may have been the 39th President but The Carter Family was the first family of […]

Posted in music | Tagged as: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
%d bloggers like this: