Beautiful People, as a Musical?

Music Monday with Pomplamoose On Saturday, we did a Saturday Song from Nataly Dawn, the amazing song writer who is one half of the group Pomplamoose. It was pretty heavy stuff, and this is just the beginning of a rough week for me before I take next week off for some fall hawk migration watching!…

Music Monday with Audre Lorde and Vampire Weekend

I’ve broken my own rules, but in blogging the rules are like the Pirate’s Code, “more what you’d call ‘guidelines.’” From time to time I forget that the Music Monday feature differs from Saturday Songs in that on Mondays we also explore a little poetry at the same time. Sometimes, it’s a very obvious connection between…

Music Monday with Devotchka

I am so happy about this. You may remember recently I said that Devotchka was my favorite “nationally-known” band (I have to put that qualification in for friends and relatives who put out some fantastic music of their own). They are a crazy mix of genres, with gypsy and international influences, a touch of circus…

The Next Four Years, a Song on the Barricades

Monday Music with Frank Turner It’s getting late, so I’m going to keep this simple and save further writing on this topic for an upcoming post, probably the next one. For now, I just want to share a song that my son Micah shared with me the other night. It’s the perfect protest song but…