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In 2010, I found myself in Los Angeles for some reason; Los Angeles has this incomparable radio station called KROQ, a bastion of alternative rock n’ roll that sets the bar nationally, and shows a lot of love and support for the local music scene.   444 more words


Top Ten Interesting Subjects in Songs (Pt. 2)

  1. Matilida by Polly Paulusma

This song is masterful. Sweet, Ernest yet haunting vocals that lag against the music just enough to create an arc of suspense and tension, simple, raw piano with thoughtful pauses that are just barely long enough for you to digest  what’s going on but not enough time for you to become comfortable with it and gentle melody and poetic lyrics constructed with subtle metaphor and simile but not too much symbolism that the realness of the situation gets lost or pretentiously flooded all come together to create the story of Matilda. 1,168 more words


04/10/2015 Day 100 - A Song That Reminds You of A Past Relationship

This song was playing in the car once when an ex of mine and I were driving to dinner on a date, and it was the first time I heard it. 40 more words

365 Days Of Songs

#MellowMonday: Foster The People - 'Pumped Up Kicks'/Jaden Smith - 'Pumped Up Kicks (Like Me)'

Pumped Up Kicksis such a sensationally catchy track with an odd psychedelic, beach-like quality to it, which just captivates me. I can’t get enough of it! 184 more words

Mellow Monday

Censorship on the radio today made me angry

This afternoon, while I was driving my son home from archery practice, I heard “Pumped-Up Kicks” come on the radio. If you’re not familiar with the song, it’s by Foster the People and it’s about… 1,020 more words

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