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Svetlana Chmakova--Brave (2017)

SOUNDTRACK: SKATING POLLY-Fuzz Steilacoom (2014).

“Ugly pop” is how Skating Polly describes their music.  And it’s a pretty good descriptor.  Their music is loud and brash and the two members can both sing pretty and scream loudly. 1,400 more words

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SNAIL MAIL - " Tiny Desk Concert "

Brooklyn-via-Baltimore singer /songwriter/guitar prodigy Lindsey Jordan aka Snail Mail is the latest addition to the Matador Records roster.  Snail Mail will release a full-length album in 2018, following  179 more words


O. Henry--"A Chaparral Christmas Gift" [The 2017 Short Story Advent Calendar #25] (1910)

SOUNDTRACK: HANSON FOR THE HOLIDAYS-Tiny Desk Concert #684 (December 18, 2017).

The Hanson Tiny Desk Concert back in October ended with them saying “See you for Christmas everybody.”  And, lo, here they are. 802 more words

Short Story

DIET CIG - " Tiny Desk Concert "

On their debut LP Swear I’m Good at This, this New Paltz, N.Y., duo strike a winsome balance between sugary, sometimes plaintive vocals and serrated guitar riffage over galloping drums on catchy songs that sift through the tumult and confusion of young adulthood. 49 more words




FWD = Finds While Digging

Some reposting but hell you likely missed the first post and their sound is Clean!

Hip hop lives…

Dr. Clayborne Sayings

Elena Ferrante--My Brilliant Friend [Book One of the Neapolitan Novels] (2012) [translation 2012] [331 pages total]

SOUNDTRACK: PHOEBE BRIDGERS-Tiny Desk Concert #675 (November 27, 2017).

Phoebe Bridgers has an incredibly delicate voice.  And yet despite its delicacy it is also really powerful (as evidenced by the note she holds at the end of “Motion Sickness”). 1,377 more words

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Doreen Cronin--Into the Wild: Yet Another Misadventure [The Chicken Squad #3] (2016)

SOUNDTRACK: LEDISI-Tiny Desk Concert #673 (November 21, 2017).

Even though I don;t follow R&B, I’m always surprised to discover an artist whom I’ve never heard of.  909 more words

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