Category Archives: Reviews and Spotlights

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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Living Asleep- New Music from Fierce Bad Rabbit

Did you enjoy the videos in Tuesday’s post? Well, if so, you may need to check out the brand new album by Fierce Bad Rabbit. Living Asleep, Fierce Bad Rabbit‘s new 8-track album, just came out this week. This album … Continue reading

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Quartet for the End of Time, by Messiaen

This lovely, very modern sounding work, more jazz than classical, is one of the nice things that emerged out of the ugliness of WW2. Olivier Messiaen composed this piece for the 4 instruments that were available in the German POW … Continue reading

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Great Singer-Songwriters of Northern Colorado

Danielle Ate the Sandwich, Justin Roth, John Mieras and Lara Ruggles came together tonight to play a show together, as in all 4 of them on stage all at the same. They sang harmonies for each other, played percussion and … Continue reading

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Now Listening: Katie Gray

Best way to stay positive amidst cripplingly scary money woes- listen to new music and share more really great music with everyone who reads my blog. A nice bottle of whiskey and a terminal swim in the reservoir sound pretty … Continue reading

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