February 2009
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“Use Somebody” by Tyler Hilton

Remember this guy from roughly four years back with a debut album and a stint on One Tree Hill? Or maybe you remember him as Elivis in Walk The Line? Check out this nice cover he does of Kings of Leon’s “Use Somebody.”

Thursday Night at the House of Blues

Last week I posted a song and a picture along with a heads up that a Lenka concert review would be coming soon. Well, today I have to disclose the bad news. I missed Lenka. I could not, for the life of me, locate the charger to the GPS that my dad […]

The BRIT Awards 2009: Winners

So, Coldplay doesn’t win anything in the UK! They only win in the U.S. Go figure?! No love for MGMT either. And come on, Katy Perry instead of Santogold!

Anyway, this was Duffy’s night. Way to go Duffy!

Take a look at the full winners’ list below:

British Female Solo Artist:
Beth Rowley
Duffy – […]

House of Blues: Lenka, Higgins, and Nozuka

Concert Review Coming Soon!

“Don’t Let Me Fail” by Lenka

I will be seeing Lenka with Justin Nozuka and Missy Higgins tomorrow night the Houston House of Blues. I thought it fitting to post a ‘Lenka’s 2009 tour video,’ accompanied by her song, “Don’t Let Me Fail,” off of her 2008 self-titled debut. This album also includes “The Show” which has been […]

“Half Asleep” by School of Seven Bells

This group is currently touring the U.S. with M83, an awesome French electronic group that supported The Killers earlier this month. I missed them at Verizon Wireless Theatre in Houston. The School of Seven Bells describes their sound as ‘dream pop.’ Their album Alpinisms was released on October 28, 2008. […]

“Can You Tell” by Ra Ra Riot

Here’s a the latest video from Ra Ra Riot off their album The Rhumb Line released last August on Barsuck Records. Great video!

“You Found Me” by The Fray

Ok, it’s time for me to go mainstream. The Fray has finally released their second studio album. This self-titled sophomore came out last Tuesday January 3, 2009. The single “You Found Me” debuted two months ago on VH1 with their music video that compiles scenes from the upcoming season of Lost on […]

“Move You” by Anya Marina

Anya Marina hails from San Diego but was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She recorded a five-song debut EP called Exercises in Racketeering then the full-length, Miss Halfway, in 2005. She is coming into the light now with appearances in SPIN and Paste Magazines and because of her tour with Jason Mraz.

Post-Grammy Comments

If anyone is wondering why I took an extra day to post my post-Grammy entry it is because I needed that day to recover. Come on Mr. Portnow! We thought last year was bad. I knew this going in but I will stress it again…there was just not enough variety in the […]