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…

Saturday Songs with Devotchka

Though, I loved them, it turns out I had only heard a bit of the music of Devotchka. I knew them from the Soundtrack of Little Miss Sunshine and from their Album, 100 Other Lovers. But when I asked Brian to put some of their music on USB for our recent drive to Columbus, I…

Saturday Song with The Lumineers, “Dead Sea”

It’s Saturday, and I’ve had a long, long day and just a little sleep. So now with a glass of wine in hand I bring you the song I am unwinding to right now. The last couple of years I’ve really gotten into bands with a lot of instruments, and a decidedly folk-rock feel–Devotchka, Beruit,…

Saturday Song: Rita Hayworth and 100 Other Lovers

I like the idea of a Saturday Song. So much new music has been in my life these last few years, and I don’t often share it on the Dad Poet. But this morning, a friend posted a quote on Facebook from one of my favorite Stephen King Stories, and it got me thinking of this…