In difficult times, we somehow manage to still have fun. My best memories of this hellish year are set to music. Driving around to Drake’s “Passionfruit” in the spring, pretending it was already summer; bartending on hot summer days, yelling the lyrics to Kendrick and Rihanna’s “Loyalty” with my coworkers; reveling in the darkness of… Read More Our Soundtrack to 2017
bizarre, fluid, delightful
Shrek is love, Shrek is life. You are warned not to google that phrase, unless you follow it with “bandcamp”, lest you find something distinctly less musical and more “bowels of the internet” than what I’m writing about. At the Shrek is Love bandcamp, find the amazing union of the talents of vocalist Michael Mayo,… Read More The Shrektacular get down
Digging the new Amber Coffman single. No release date on the album yet (titled City of No Reply), but if the rest of her music sounds like this, let’s hope it’s out in time for summer.
Oakland-based artist Jay Som (Melina Duterte) released her excellent debut album today. It’s a true DIY effort, created in just three weeks with Duterte responsible for playing all the instruments as well as the writing, recording, and producing. Her ability to blend a variety of unique sounds and styles to form a cohesive album is… Read More Jay Som – Everybody Works