Remember Last.fm? I’m aware it still exists but I don’t know anyone who still uses it. Five or six years have gone by since the last time I scrobbled my recent plays. I did discover some great stuff through them, though, and Laura Veirs is one of the better ones. Around the time Bella Union re-issued her album The Triumphs And Travails Of Orphan Mae … Continue reading Laura Veirs-Lightning Rod
I’ve spent a good amount of time over the last week with Alicia Keys’ new record Girl On Fire. Probably too much time based on the return I received. I’ve always held her in a slightly higher regard than most of her pop radio counterparts because she is genuinely more talented than everyone around her. It’s curious, then, that I’ve never really connected with her … Continue reading If This Girl Is On Fire, Why Does She Leave Me So Cold?