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Don’t Miss: Glen Hansard @ DAR Constitution Hall, 11/28/15

Glen Hansard (Photo courtesy Sacks & Co.)

Irish folk singer Glen Hansard is well-regarded for his groundbreaking role and performance in the movie Once, and thereafter as half of The Swell Season, and he recently released his second solo album, Didn’t He Ramble, via Anti- Records. 158 more words

Music Park

We've All Gone Solo #12 (Sandy Denny)

“I’ve always lived in a mansion on the other side of the moon,” Sandy Denny sings in the last verse of the leadoff track to her 1974 solo album, … 1,038 more words

We've All Gone Solo

Dimming of the Day

Sometimes on a Sunday morning I find myself surfing around on YouTube trying to find a song that strikes me just right, something that wants  to be shared  as my Sunday morning music.   306 more words

Favorite Things

King Crimson - ‘Dinosaur’

A mess of sounds dominated the living rooms and car journeys of my childhood. From my mother, there was Motown, Phil Spector, Stock Aitken Waterman… 552 more words


Art of the Day: Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson
Red Trout / Red Rise, 1990
Oil on Canvas
68″ x 74″

Art Of The Day

What's Opera, Doc? (1957)

The animation of the studio era settled early on into a comfortable pattern. These short cartoons usually showed funny animals doing crazy things. While you might find a few examples of verbal humor, for the most part the comedy was intensely physical, with characters chasing each other, hitting each other, and sometimes blowing each other up. 780 more words

Studio Era

Best Music of 2015 Part Deux

So little good new music, so much time to listen…. Strike that, reverse it.

I am genuinely surprised at the amount of enjoyable albums coming out in 2015, many by groups that I’ve never heard before. 521 more words