The Alabama Shakes
Posted on October 3, 2012 10 Comments
My friend Jon and I got tickets to see the Alabama Shakes Monday night. We decided to make a night of it (go big or go home), so we made pre-concert dinner plans as well. As luck would have it, it happened to be Philadelphia Restaurant Week.
OMG I love this song! M83, “Midnight City”
Posted on April 2, 2012 Leave a Comment
I haven’t done a music post in ages, but this song was the perfect reason to bring them back! Even though M83 has been around for a decade, I first read about the French band in a recent Slate article highlighting the best songs of 2011. M83 has been described as electro-pop, ambient, and shoegaze. […]
OMG I love this song! Lily Allen, “Who’d Have Known”
Posted on December 18, 2011 2 Comments
You might recognize this song from T-Pain’s current hit, “5 o’clock.” Despite T’s Auto-Tune prowess, I was most drawn to the soft spoken intro. I was surprised to find that it was sampled from Lily Allen’s full length song “Who’d Have Known,” released in 2009. Allen’s version features an upbeat chorus and catchy lyrics. The […]
OMG I love this song! She & Him, “The Christmas Waltz”
Posted on December 8, 2011 2 Comments
She & Him is an Indie band featuring Zooey Deschanel on vocals and M.Ward on guitar. Deschanel is an actress, currently starring in the TV show New Girl, and Ward is known for his singer/ song-writer work. The duo has just released their third album, A Very She & Him Christmas, unique covers of well-known […]
OMG I love this song! Young The Giant, “My Body”
Posted on November 29, 2011 Leave a Comment
I first heard Young The Giant when I caught a rerun of the MTV video music awards. “Your Body” is catchy and energetic, and there’s something very optimistic about it that makes me want to go out and seize the day!