June 2009
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“Mad World” by Soft Charisma

Over the weekend I attended a Word Camp (WordPress Blogger Conference) and I learned a lot of new things and am now inspired to make my site more professional and exciting for you! After I get back from vacation that it. I will be spending the 4th of July in up north Michigan. […]

Remembering Michael Jackson

My sister told me of a co-worker who got a call from her husband informing her that Farah Fawcett died. Three hours later she got another call from her husband saying Michael Jackson died. She said, “You’re stupid,” laughed, and hung up on him. But before the end of the work day […]

“Black Sand” by Jenny Lewis

The single “Black Sand” off of Jenny Lewis’ 2008 release, Acid Tongue, finally has a video. This was always one of my favorite tracks, while others tell me that they initially disliked it. I’ve heard it described as one of those songs that has to grow on you.

I will be seeing […]

Awesome Widget

I was visiting the Low vs. Diamond website, as I occasionally do, and I found this amazing widget. This is all you need today. I don’t have to say anything more.

“Sweet Disposition” by The Temper Trap

The Temper Trap is a rock band from Melbourne, described in their twitter bio as “4 aussie kids just rockin’ it.” They are currently on tour in support of their first full-length album, Conditions. “Sweet Disposition” was chosen for the soundtrack to the upcoming film, 500 Days of Summer. I will be […]

“Fresh Blood” by EELS

Picture courtesy of www.todayfm.com/

Back with Hombre Lobo is Mark Oliver Everett, the one consistent member of The EELS. The album contains 12 new songs and was released on June 2, 2009.

“Fresh Blood” by Eels

mp3 courtesy of The KEXP Blog

“Rise” by Azure Ray

Winter Passing is an indie drama film directed by Adam Rapp. Rent star, Anthony Rapp, provides a cameo in his brother’s directorial debut. I struggled internally with the option to include or not include the former piece of information because I am aware of my small obsession with the rock opera, Rent. […]

“Parked Car” by The Real Matt Jones

I went to the Tasting Room here in Houston on Saturday night. The classy venue welcomed Albuquerque native singer/songwriter, Matt Jones, who records in Austin. He played only a few songs, including a cover of Criag David’s “Fill Me In,” before an unfortunate incident of sound equipment failure. Given the friend and […]

“I Need to Know Where I Stand” by Rhett Miller

Rhett Miller photo from www.vervemusicgroup.com

This is the free song from Walmart this week. It is the first single on the self-titled 4th solo album from the Old 97’s lead singer, Rhett Miller. Click here to read a few words from PASTE magazine and to hear another album track titled “Caroline.”

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“The Last One” by Au Revoir Simone

Still Night, Still Light is the third album by electronic indie pop trio Au Revoir Simone. It was released on Tuesday May 19th 2009.

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“The Last One” by Au Revoir Simone