Taylor Swift’s “1989” Reviewed

Taylor Swift’s “1989” Reviewed

You compromise, you throw yourself at your work, your home, your friends, you shake it up and you shake it off, and you even compromise with the guy and become buddies with benefits and then in the end, the pain isn’t gone, it is just dulled

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Listen to ‘May As Well’ By Angel Olsen, A Song Released For Her Deluxe Edition

Listen to ‘May As Well’ By Angel Olsen, A Song Released For Her Deluxe Edition

’May As Well’ is streaming on my computer right now and the song is so moving and touching it pierces you right in your heart, your soul, your guts or wherever you believe your being resides, but in any case, it is a deep experience

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David Guetta Gets An All-Star Cast For His Next Album

David Guetta Gets An All-Star Cast For His Next Album

There is a satirical series on French TV, very inspired by the British show Spitting image, which makes fun of Guetta all the time. In one episode, a piano maker is tailoring a piano for Guetta, and of course the piano has only one note

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Best Albums Through October 31st, 2014

Best Albums Through October 31st, 2014

Big Apple Blues – Tomas Docker Band – Yusef Komunyakaa and Tomas Doncker concern themselves with what people do and don’t do for each other, with a sidetrip to Alabama and a layover in Fun City.

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Yusuf’s “Tell ‘Em I’m Gone” Reviewed

Yusuf’s “Tell ‘Em I’m Gone” Reviewed

Just what the world needs right now: a born again religious fanatic singing the blues. And singing it if no not badly, with a song here and a song there even better than that, not very well either

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Singles Going Steady: New Singles Released Week of October 27th, 2014

Singles Going Steady: New Singles Released Week of October 27th, 2014

Stay Awhile – She & Him – The thing about tackling Dusty springfield with a 20 piece orchestra behind you is if he isn’t terrible then it must be good because this enormously tedious duo are honor bound to screw it up, but this is an effective version – B

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10 Songs: Friday, October 30th, 2014

10 Songs: Friday, October 30th, 2014

CCM makes God into the ultimate agent for the NSA, the US Church seems to be in the market to anthropomorphize the mystical and mythical: how awful. But weight it as you may, it doesn’t outweigh this song of obedience and adoration- C+

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Country Musical Festival June 2015 At Randall’s Island? Great Line Up And Pros Behind It

Country Musical Festival June 2015 At Randall’s Island? Great Line Up And Pros Behind It

Still, for a three day show, from June 26th to June 28th, the $225 General Admission and $599 for VIP three day passes sound reasonable to me. The way to go is VIP if you can swing it, it is really a blast to swagger up to the lip of the stage.

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Taylor Swift’s “1989” Reviewed

Sad being Happy Taylor Swift

You compromise, you throw yourself at your work, your home, your friends, you shake it up and you shake it off, and you even compromise with the guy and become buddies with benefits and then in the end, the pain isn’t gone, it is just dulled

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Listen to ‘May As Well’ By Angel Olsen, A Song Released For Her Deluxe Edition

Angel Olsen photographed in London this month.

’May As Well’ is streaming on my computer right now and the song is so moving and touching it pierces you right in your heart, your soul, your guts or wherever you believe your being resides, but in any case, it is a deep experience

READ MORE ... ADD COMMENT
 

David Guetta Gets An All-Star Cast For His Next Album

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There is a satirical series on French TV, very inspired by the British show Spitting image, which makes fun of Guetta all the time. In one episode, a piano maker is tailoring a piano for Guetta, and of course the piano has only one note

READ MORE ... ADD COMMENT
 

Best Albums Through October 31st, 2014

The Tomas Doncker Band

Big Apple Blues – Tomas Docker Band – Yusef Komunyakaa and Tomas Doncker concern themselves with what people do and don’t do for each other, with a sidetrip to Alabama and a layover in Fun City.

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Yusuf’s “Tell ‘Em I’m Gone” Reviewed

Usuf has the blues, Rubin gave em to him

Just what the world needs right now: a born again religious fanatic singing the blues. And singing it if no not badly, with a song here and a song there even better than that, not very well either

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Singles Going Steady: New Singles Released Week of October 27th, 2014

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Stay Awhile – She & Him – The thing about tackling Dusty springfield with a 20 piece orchestra behind you is if he isn’t terrible then it must be good because this enormously tedious duo are honor bound to screw it up, but this is an effective version – B

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10 Songs: Friday, October 30th, 2014

anthropomorphize God

CCM makes God into the ultimate agent for the NSA, the US Church seems to be in the market to anthropomorphize the mystical and mythical: how awful. But weight it as you may, it doesn’t outweigh this song of obedience and adoration- C+

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Country Musical Festival June 2015 At Randall’s Island? Great Line Up And Pros Behind It

Randall

Still, for a three day show, from June 26th to June 28th, the $225 General Admission and $599 for VIP three day passes sound reasonable to me. The way to go is VIP if you can swing it, it is really a blast to swagger up to the lip of the stage.

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Spanking Charlene’s “Sugar Love” Reviewed

Spanking Charlene Ungranulated

Spanking as in brand spanking new, Spanking Charlene’s new single “Sugar Love” is with us and it is a goodie, if it doesn’t have the mainstream manipulations of Eric Amble or the garage rock pressure points of Little Stevie, what Charlene McPherson is a fresh live take on her latest release

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Listen To The New Collaboration Haim-Calvin Harris

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Is it me, or the tune even sounds la bit ike the Police at 0:58 and at 1:57? Because yes, it goes back into circles, a bit pop-dance, taking a full disco ball level, then these half-hushed Fleetwood-Mac-like multi voices and then open dance floor again….

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Let Taylor Swift Water Down New York City For You

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NYC has neighborhoods with good lattes, NYC has good people, and NYC is big but cozy at the same time… She also dares to teach people about NYC’s vocabulary, words she is obviously learning as she speaks/reads…

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David Bronson’s “Songbird” Reviewed

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The question, the opinion, the axiom Bronson has found is superb “outside I hear a songbird and I think she has it right, she is just singing, she is not asking why”. There is a deep and simple truth here and a song to back it up

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