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Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover--Bandette: Volume One: Presto! (2014)

SOUNDTRACK: ERNEST RANGLIN-Tiny Desk Concert #380 (August 16, 2014).

Ernest Ranglin is a pioneer in ska, by mixing elements of reggae and jazz.  And at 82, he still plays a great guitar.  962 more words

Short Books

Tom Shiegoski and Jeff Smith: Bone: Quest for the Spark, Book One (2011)

SOUNDTRACK: BOB MOULD-Tiny Desk Concert #379 (August 11, 2014).

Man, I leave the Tiny Desk concert area for a little while and they have loaded up ten shows already!  977 more words

Adventure

Ross Campbell--Water Baby (2008) [Minx #8]

SOUNDTRACK: TRACY SILVERMAN-Tiny Desk Concert #366 (June 28, 2014).

Tracy Silverman is an electronic violinist. In addition to playing the violin, he uses loops to build his sound (I love how many people are using loops these days).  849 more words

Sex

#SOULFULSUNDAYS - The Foreign Exchange - NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

While on a world tour to support their fourth album, Love in Flying Colors, The Foreign Exchange stopped by the Tiny Desk to rev up a Friday afternoon. 113 more words

Hip Hop

Mike Carey, Sonny Liew, Marc Hempel--Re-gifters (2007) [Minx #2]

SOUNDTRACK: CONOR OBERST-Tiny Desk Concert #365 (June 23, 2014).

I’ve never been a fan of Conor Oberst (or any of his many bands). I really don’t like his voice, which I admit sounds sometimes like Paul Westerberg, but I’d just rather listen to Paul Westerberg. 804 more words

Graphic Novel

Tiny Desk Concerts: Welsh singer Cate Le Bon

I discovered NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts some months ago and browsed through all performances. This was one of the first ones I watched/listened to, and still considered it one of the bests. 34 more words

Listening

Steven Millhauser--"Coming Soon" (New Yorker, December 16, 2013)

SOUNDTRACK: MOON HOOCH-Tiny Desk Concert #369 (July 7, 2014).

I like to do things in an orderly fashion when I write about them, but when it comes to Moon Hooch, order simply must go out the window. 670 more words

Short Story