Category Archives: music

Immersive Reading as a Lifestyle

I love how ‘immersive reading’ adds to your awareness of details afterwards. Probably a lot of what makes my friends think I am an absolute genius is down to immersive reading (and the rest is due to my being an … Continue reading

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Shadow Lounge Readathon Log May 2017

I am a participant and one of the moderators for the Shadow Lounge Readathon group, and our monthly readathon is this weekend. We started yesterday, at 4pm in my time zone (6pm Eastern Time), and I was at the laundromat … Continue reading

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New Weekly Spotify Playlist: May 1-7

I spent a while listening to my friend’s radio project The Colorado Playlist online today and decided it has been far too long since I last made one of these. So, here are 21 songs (because one of them is … Continue reading

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Album of the Evening- Stages

Album of the Evening-┬áStages┬áby Josh Groban The longer I blog about music, the less I seem to tolerate albums in the classical/pop crossover subgenre that all include the same songs. I suppose if you are a man singing baritone or … Continue reading

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Album of the Evening- Hushabye

Album of the Evening – Hushabye, by Hayley Westenra I had enough high energy evening music for a while, at least enough that tonight’s album is a lullaby collection by one of the women whose voice I occasionally wish I … Continue reading

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Album of the Evening- Mercy Street

Album of the Evening- Mercy Street, by Keith Harkin Ok, maybe this is not the best album to wind down and fall asleep to. Keith Harkin, who has been one of the principal singers in Celtic Thunder for about a … Continue reading

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Album of the Evening- Phone Power

Album of the Evening- They Might Be Giants, Phone Power I feel old when I think about how long ago the album Flood was released, that has most of the songs I really know from They Might Be Giants. But, … Continue reading

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Album of the Evening- Chimes of Freedom

Album of the Evening – Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan, Honoring 50 years of Amnesty International (2012) I mentioned this album yesterday- this is the collection through which I started listening to The Airborne Toxic Event. There … Continue reading

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Album of the Evening- Songs of God and Whiskey

The Airborne Toxic Event- Songs of God and Whiskey (2015) I’ve been making a habit of putting on a single album every night for bedtime music. My cats seem to like this idea, and they really liked frolicking to this … Continue reading

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Philip Glass- The Hours (soundtrack)

I’ve been known to whine about how modern arts are still so overshadowed by the classics, especially with respect to music. Mozart, Beethoven and Bach are well known names, but few modern composers’names are known by anyone outside academic music … Continue reading

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