Song of the Day: “Money On My Mind”

It’s about time I get back to posting again, after a little (as usual, unplanned) break. I’m hoping to get my first Artist Spotlight in ages out soon, but for now, a nice Song of the Day from an artist you’ve most likely heard of very recently… “Money On My Mind” by Sam Smith! Sam…

My Favorite Albums of 2011, Part I

The time has come for my last posts of the year, and they’re two posts I’ve been excited for a while to make. This year I’ve curated a list of my 19 favorite albums (yep, I know I said 15 earlier, but the times, they are a-changin’) of 2011, plus a few fine EPs I’ve…

Artist Spotlight: Hem

So I haven’t done an Artist Spotlight since last year. Which means you got a break from them…but I have TONS of artists I still want to share, so let’s bring sexy the artist spotlight back, and shine it today on a band (Harmony Avenue’s first spotlighted group since Local Natives)… Hem! So what exactly…

Album Review: Hu Hu Hu

New album review coming right up, without further ado. Album: Hu Hu Hu Artist: Natalia LaFourcade Released: May 2009 Latin music can be a minefield for the English-speaking listener. There are a mountain of stereotypes; the language is foreign; the styles potentially hard to navigate. That’s not to say it’s difficult for someone who doesn’t…