In preparation for a Bob Dylan-themed birthday party we’re throwing next weekend, I made a little Dylan “mixtape.” This is based on this post and some of the tracks my friends and I shared there. Listen to the mixtape here.
Re-Watching some of the “No Direction Home” documentary this evening on Bob Dylan and was reminded of this haunting video by Joan Baez. I absolutely love it. YouTube – Joan Baez – Virgin Mary (Had One Son).
Here’s a new video from John Legen and the Roots. I love the Roots so that’s how I bumped into this, I’ve never really listened to John Legend before. I find the video really uplifting, and the song has a good tune with some great lyrics. It just kind of makes me happy all around.Continue reading “Wake Up Everybody”
Since he spends so much time immersed in music, I asked my good friend, and fellow Canton, Ohio native Matthew Hoopes of Relient K to share his top 5 Albums of 2008 with the gathering in light community. This is his first guest post here, and it’s a a pleasure to have him. Here’s whatContinue reading “Guest Post: Matthew Hoopes’ Top 5 Albums of the Year”
Peace on Earth Vol. II is a collection of Christmas music put together for the express purpose of raising money for The Children of Uganda Fund. There is a whole laundry list of issues facing Ugandan children, especially those in the north, among the most prominent issues are Malaria and AIDS; AIDS is the causeContinue reading “Christmas Album Raises Money For Children”
In the spirit of creativity and utilizing the web to foster fan-based participation, Radiohead has launched the website Radioheadremix.com and are inviting everyone to remix their latest single “Nude.” They’ve split the song up into five separate tracks and have made each available for sale so that you can remix the song however you’d like.Continue reading “Remixing In Rainbows (and the church)”
Our good friends from the Pasadena based band, No Little Kindness, has set about the task of writing, recording, mixing, and then posting a new MP3 everyweek until they go completely insane. Their music is wonderful and certainly worth the download, and while you’re at it check out their myspace and a review of themContinue reading “Dress Down Friday | No Little Kindness’ Oh So Fresh Music”
I was in the middle of reading some websites when I got the email notification at 10:50pm tonight that Radiohead‘s new album “In Rainbows” was ready for download. I almost jumped out of my skin trying to switch over to mail and hit the special “UNIQUE DOWNLOAD ACTIVATION CODE” link embedded in the mass email.Continue reading “First Glance at Radiohead’s In Rainbow”