It has been unusually warm here in Seattle this February. It hit close to 65 the other day which means no-coat weather. It also means everyone got to see my awesome new Sleater-Kinney shirt I have been wearing. Read More Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Weirdly Warm February
This week, a break in format: Rather than talk about the music I already own, let’s dedicate some space to newer music upon which I can’t wait to lay my greedy paws.
Released through famed indie label Rough Trade Records, The Sundays’ first single, “Can’t Be Sure,” is an great snapshot of the band at their most Smiths and Bunnymen-esque. Let us travel back to 1989 England, shall we?
My life has been a little crazy lately, and I feel like I can’t get a minute to catch my breath. Luckily, here’s a list of ten songs keeping me sane this week! Hope these help you keep a level head, too, as you try to make it to next weekend! Read More Persephone Playlist: Ten Songs Getting Me Through This Week
This week in High Fives, I interview my favorite person in the world. Yes, it is nepotism, but she is my lovely soul mate. When we first became online friends courtesy of Livejournal, we bonded over the Beatles, Tori Amos, feminism, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Read More High Fives: Carolina Wings-McManus
It is the annual American tradition of Sportsball Sunday on February 1st. My local team, the Seattle Seahawks, are up against the Evil Empire of the National Football League, the New England Patriots. Tom Brady is Darth Vader and Bill Belichick is the Emperor. Richard Sherman, Russell Wilson, Marshawn Lynch, and the rest of the Hawks will be up for the task. Read More Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Superbowl Sunday Edition
After writing about Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie songs, I couldn’t very well leave out Lindsey Buckingham’s contributions to Fleetwood Mac. So let’s get to five of my favorite songs from the man himself.
I really enjoyed my first High Fives, so I wanted to bring it back. I found an excellent person to interview in my good friend Kara Tucker. She and I have very similar musical tastes especially in our love of Sleater-Kinney, the Beatles, Against Me!, and the Beach Boys. Read More High Fives: Kara Tucker