Tag Archives: Laura Marling

SXSW Radio Hightlights

With the SXSW convention over all that’s left is the documentation left on YouTube. Here are a few highlights thanks to NPR, WFUV, KUTX, KXT and KCSN 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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New Music Tuesday

Sometimes I’m wistful for the early 70s Laurel Canyon music scene and the carefully crafted folk song. Then I step back and realize we have a couple of artists that are creating music just as invigorating and thoughtful as Joni Mitchell or Jackson Browne. I’m talking about Courtney Barnett and Laura Marling and they both […]

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Favorite Albums 2013

I’m still one of those weirdos that enjoys the full album. Like the movies, some deliver on the anticipation, many disappoint and some come out of nowhere to continue my faith in the full length recorded LP.  In no particular order, here are my favorites at this particular moment in time (favorites are always subject […]

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Grammy Nominations

The Grammy Award nominees were announced and while they seem to get it mostly right, there’s always those favorites that missed out that you would like to see get recognized.   With that in mind, here are a few of the one’s that got away.  I limited my choices to those that charted on Top […]

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Mercury Prize Nominees

For those of us that still like albums and are still obsessed with the music coming out of the UK, look no further than the nominations for the Mercury Prize.  Nominations are chosen by a panel of musicians, music executives, journalists and other figures in the music industry in the UK and Ireland.  It’s usually […]

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Best albums 2013…so far

We’re halfway through 2013.  Here are the top ten albums (in no particular order) that have been replayed the most at the house. Justin Timberlake “The 20/20 Experience   Daft Punk “Random Access Memories”   Laura Marling “Once I Was An Eagle”   Vampire Weekend “Modern Vampires Of The City”   Tegan and Sara “Heartthrob” […]

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New Music Tuesday

Laura Marling has released a gem.  She’s only been making records since 2008 and each one has been more impressive than the next but her fourth album “Once I Was An Eagle” has her sounding self-assured, angry and yet, still vulnerable.  Laura mentions in a Spin Magazine interview that “I’d been traveling a lot and listening to […]

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New Music Tuesday

If you love the ladies of Indie Rock today is like Christmas for you. First off is Annie Clark aka St. Vincent’s new album, Strange Mercy.  Here first single, Surgeon is a typical mix (for her, anyway) of dreamy vocals, synthesizers and disco beats that start and stop.  This song builds into a crescendo that […]

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