Lykanthea: Migration

By: Brendan Migration is the first in a projected 5-part series by Lykanthea. It's a dreamily ambient collection of songs wherein ethereal vocals swim in the enticing sound of Lykanthea's complex score. For me, the electronic beat of "Hand and Eye" seemed out of place in the otherwise mellow set. However, Migration is at times... Continue Reading →

Introducing His New Atlas…

By: Brendan I'm happy to introduce you to my favorite Irish voice of 2014. The amazingly impressive single "His Young" from His New Atlas was recently featured on BBC Radio Ulster and released on Bandcamp. Listen below... Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src=p+'://';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');

Free Online Poetry Course

You can sign up for a free, no obligation, 10-week course on Modern American Poetry from the University of Pennsylvania at Coursera. There are no college credits awarded, but you can get a certificate of completion if you successfully finish the course. The class started two days ago, but it's fairly easy to catch up... Continue Reading →

Adrien Reju: I Hope That I Don’t Fall in Love With You (Tom Waits Cover)

By: Brendan Gorgeous version of the Tom Waits classic... Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src=p+'://';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');

Queen Esther: New Album & Video!

Queen Esther is one of those singers that should be heard by everybody everywhere. Seriously, she should be booked on Mountain Stage, guest singing with The Roots on Jimmy Fallon, have a cameo singing in the Bluebird Café on Nashville and performing on every other tv and radio show that features music. If nothing else,... Continue Reading →

Werner Herzog on Parks & Recreation

My fascination with and affection for Werner Herzog has taken a somewhat bizarre and very exciting turn. According to Flavorwire, the filmaker let it slip in a recent interview that he will appear on the upcoming season of Parks & Recreation as an old man selling his house to move to Disney World. Tweet !function(d,s,id){var... Continue Reading →

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