Preview the New Single ‘Shine’ from Anna Nalick!

Tweet When Breathe (2AM) came out a couple years ago it was one of my favorite songs of the year and still remains high on my list, but I hadn’t really heard of anything new by Anna Nalick after her 2006 album Wreck of the Day. (above are iTunes links) Feed and email readers may […]

Highlights from Anaïs Mitchell’s Hadestown

Tweet I’ve been hearing about Anaïs Mitchell’s folk opera Hadestown in bits and pieces for quite a while now – starting from the last time she came to Cafe Paradiso and then in subsequent email and website updates. Folk music, theatre AND a reworked myth (Orpheus) all in one? Sounds like my kind of heaven, […]

There’s ‘No One’ Like Alicia Keys – But People are Trying!

Tweet When a song is good, a song is good. While it’s a little strange to me when people cover a song so soon after it comes out, it’s still fascinating to hear the different takes on it. Along the same line as Umbrella being covered by everyone last summer, another song everyone loves to […]

Ingrid Michaelson Tries to Find Out if She is Famous

Tweet Too funny not to share! Ingrid and Allie had some time to kill during their tour last month and found themselves in the Mall of America. Ingrid decides to do a little experiment to see just how famous she is: Feed and email readers may need to come to the blog to see the […]

Lyrical Venus: Looking Back on 2007

Tweet So I’m a few days behind with the whole 2007 retrospective thing people are doing with their blogs, but considering that December was so crazy for me that I only decorated my Christmas tree 2 days AFTER Christmas, I think I’m doing pretty good with trying to catch up to life in general. *grin* […]