Sketches: O Canada

It’s Canada Day today, where Canadians across the world celebrate the unification of three colonies into the nation we know today as Canada, back on July 1, 1867. Although I’m not a Canadian myself, I’ve always been fascinated with, as they say, our “neighbors to the north,” and over the years I’ve gathered a few…

Sketches: Wanting Memories

(Apologies for the incredibly long delay in getting this tribute posted.) This will be a bit of a difficult post to make. It will also be somewhat of a personal one. Hopefully I’ll be able to get the words out the way I want them to, or the way they should be, or something along…

Sketches: My Favorite Christmas Albums

Remember last week when I said I’d get this post out “today or tomorrow”? Or earlier this month when I planned a grand round of Christmas-themed festivities (aside from the Holiday Songs of the Day that I’ve thankfully already posted, for your reading & listening pleasure)? Ha. Like I can be expected to hold to…

Sketches: Wake Up

(‘Tis been quite a long time since I last posted. I’m not entirely sure I have regular readers yet, but in case there are any of you out there, sorry for not writing anything for a few weeks.) So last night I went to see Arcade Fire’s concert in Phoenix. It was kind of a…

Sketches: Yellow

My first Sketches (AKA the part where I blog about something random and music-related, in an informal fashion) post in a while, beginning with a video: As I might have stated on this blog before, I’m a HUGE covers guy. One of my favorite types of music to look for is that of one artist…

Sketches: Country Strong

Hi there! Once again, there’s been a bit of a gap between my last post and…now. Here’s another new feature…and this is one kind of without much bells and whistles. It’s where I want to basically just write. About a music-related topic that’s on my mind. For fun. And I might ramble. But with good…