Lauryn Hill concert review by the New York Times →
Adele "Rolling in the Deep" music video
This video and this song are really beautiful. My faith is always restored in the mainstream when Adele belts something out. Right on. I love all the musical references in this too (from the 60s all the way to the 80s, the BeeGees, the Ronettes, Patti Labelle, etc.)
Sophie Hunger makes weekly Urban Outfitter's...
Switzerland’s own self-taught overnight singer-songwriter-actress-film composer Sophie Hunger has made it onto an Urban Outfitters’ weekly playlist. This girl started playing guitar in her 20s, has written and produced two highly successful albums and she’s not even 30 yet. I really do hope anglo-saxon music culture treats her a little better than the French have. The last...
17 year old Amy Winehouse's to-do list
They should make a book about these lists. It’s cool she’s probably ticked off most of the things on this list too!
100th post - "It's beginning to smell a lot like... →
I’ve been busy for a while but I’ve decided to make the 100th post a link to one of my favorite DJ’s music blogs. DJ CPI. She lists her favorites of 2010. And I couldn’t have put it better in words. Caitlyn is a systems analyst. On the side she has been DJing since 1998 and you can download her mixes athttp://thetastates.com/On the side she runs an MP3 blog
Emily’s Team Pick: Intervention with Margaret Cho... →
I think I like the music video better than the song. But I have an undying love and commitment to Margaret Cho and her sense of humour. autostraddle: This is a music video starring Margaret Cho and Tegan & Sara Quin. What else do you need.
Merry Clayton's backup vocals on "Gimme Shelter"
this is simply chilling. The entire article here separates all of the recorded tracks for the Rolling Stones’ “Gimme Shelter”. This is the portion of the backing vocals performed by Merry Clayton and Mick Jagger. When she wails “Rape, murder, it’s just a shot away… it’s just a shot away…” it creeps into your bones.