Playlist: Summer 2015

summer2015It has been nearly a year since I shared one of my current favorites playlists, Fangirls. It’s about time that changed. This summer has brought me buckets of fantastic tunes that have been playing nonstop in my car & around the house. So, I’ve reflected upon the last few months of music and what I’ve been enjoying the most, and put together a dozen of the highlights. Read More »

Music: Spotify’s Discover Weekly

IMG_4635So, Fangirls. I was all set to talk about Apple’s new music streaming service, which I was feeling just okay about, and then my beloved Spotify dropped a new feature that grabbed my attention. As I’ve spoken about before, I adore Spotify Premium, their Discover feature, and all that they offer. Then, they really decided to up the ante. A weekly playlist made just for me? Hell yes, pleaseRead More »

Music: Gallant // Weight in Gold

TS70mEwZI  had an entirely different plan for this article, Fangirls. Then a few hours before I wrote this, I heard this artist for the first time. Everything else was on hold, I had to talk about this, because after only minutes of listening and I was obsessed. I had never heard of Gallant before, or his song, when it was mentioned briefly in a video I was watching, I immediately hunted it down. Something told me it was going to be good. To my delight, I discovered a song, and an artist, that is killing itRead More »

The A.V. Club

portland-press-herald_3278451A few years ago, admit the height of my YouTube obsession (though I’m not certain I’ve ever come down), I discovered an amazing channel along with my brother that we totally fell in love with. It’s combines the wonder of live music with the fun of covers and the thrill of incredible musicians. Though it seemed like it might have been short lived, the show is alive & kicking more than ever in it’s now sixth season. Plus, they’ve got an incredible website offering even more goodies to boot. Read More »

Music: Leon Bridges

Leon BridgesBoy, have I found something good, Fangirls. I have a real passion for good soul music, but it seems to have had it’s era, which has come and gone. However, that’s no longer the case. Leon Bridges has arrived to grace our ears with a vintage sound so classic & true it’s hard to believe this album was just released this week. Read More »

Music: Bleached

bleachedFangirls, I am into this. Discovering Bleached is perfect timing with spring finally arriving. While welcoming back things like skateboarding, bike rides, and rowdy drives, I now have the perfect band to accompany those activities. I’m not sorry for sharing another kick ass lady punk powerhouse band, Bleached is a perfect example of the booming bouncy noise pop scene.

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