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An Urgent Message From My Overwhelmed Brain To Yours: Love Your Amygdala

April 9, 2015

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I really suck at writing for more than 140 characters lately. In fact, I am just doing what I have to do every day, just to get to tomorrow. I am stressed. I could blame Twitter or the pressures of my life (I’m a Social Worker in my day job, have a side hustle or […]

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Morning Song – Black Is The Color

March 9, 2015


Originally posted on MassCommons:
“Well, it’s the kind of thing [where] if you’re going to do something that’s been covered a million times, you want to do it differently, and you want to kind of put your spin on it.” On the list of reasons for why the First Rule of Cover Songs* is, in…

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Beckyonce: Single Loser

February 13, 2015


Is this ok Kanye?

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Why Sly Stone Matters.

January 28, 2015


Originally posted on The Pulmyears Music Blog:
Before I begin, take a listen to “Family Affair” (there may be an ad to get through): This week the web was alive with the NY Post story that Sly Stone, mastermind of Sly & The Family Stone, had lost his Napa area home and has been…

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Tunes for Tuesday: Björk’s Stonemilker

January 27, 2015


Originally posted on Anibundel:
Björk released Vulnicura last week to rave reviews. A break up album from a relationship ten years in the collapsing, the opening track “Stonermilker” (11 months before) is a haunting opening to the slow demise of the safety of a known world.

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Creating a Space Where There Was None

January 27, 2015


Tenx9 Nashville hosts monthly storytelling events in Nashville and around the world. I am deeply honored to be a part of this community of people. Our motto is an Irish saying, “It is in the shelter of each other that the people live.” The joy, insight and beauty of true stories leaves my heart larger […]

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Damon Albarn says new Gorillaz album coming in 2016

October 19, 2014


Originally posted on Consequence of Sound:
Photo by Amanda Koellner In the run up to his show at Melbourne, Australia’s Palas Theatre, Damon Albarn sat down for an interview with The Sydney Morning Herald. While talking up his debut solo album, Everyday Robots, Albarn revealed that his next record could come from one of his most beloved group projects:…

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Kate Bush’s Top 10 Songs

October 17, 2014


Originally posted on Consequence of Sound:
“Before the Dawn”, Kate Bush’s recent run of shows at London’s Eventim Apollo, saw the unique singer/songwriter/performer return to the stage after a 35-year break. Her 25-song set featured two expansive song cycles, The Ninth Wave (from Hounds of Love) and A Sky of Honey (from Aerial), with a…

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October 1, 2014


Why yes, it is my birthday month. And the Nashville AIDS walk, the Nashville Zombie Walk, Halloween (!!!!!) — complete with pumpkin spiced anything and everything. It is also Artober. I am a fan of all of these things. The weather is perfect. PERFECT. Here are some handy dandy guides to help you maximize THE […]

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Eddie Vedder releases cover of John Lennon’s “Imagine” — listen

October 1, 2014


Originally posted on Consequence of Sound:
Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder has released a cover of John Lennon‘s “Imagine” to benefit, an organization that uses music to foster peace between Israel and Palestine. The song is now available for purchase via iTunes. Calling it “the most powerful song ever written,” Vedder covered “Imagine” for the…

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