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Today's Musing: More Concert Videos and Pictures

Today's Musing: More Concert Videos and Pictures

Check them out in HD and the rest of my pictures are below. More Coldplay Pictures (Dallas 7/21) [Continue]

More Concert Stuff: Videos!!

Finally!  We managed to upload videos in full quality.  They’re amazing, so take a look!  Make sure you click on HD to watch them. There are more to come, and some of Kitty, Daisy and Lewis and Amadou & Mariam, plus our edited highlight video. [Continue]

Concert Review: Amadou & Mariam (Dallas/Houston 7/21-7/22)

Concert Review: Amadou & Mariam (Dallas/Houston 7/21-7/22)

Amadou and Mariam are a blind couple from Mali who have been recording music together since the 1980s. Coldplay’s second opening act was Amadou & Mariam, a band that I have referenced on my blog many times before.  Since I had already listened to Welcome to Mali and liked it, I was really looking forward [Continue]

What I'm listening to this week: World Reggae

What I'm listening to this week: World Reggae

Putumayo Presents: World Reggae – 2004 I referenced this album when I wrote my review of Amadou & Mariam and I thought that it was time to give it its own proper review this week.  World Reggae is a compilation album, but it’s not your average compilation of sub-par songs that weren’t really good enough [Continue]

What I'm listening to this week: Vampire Weekend

What I'm listening to this week: Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend – 2008 I always have mixed feelings when I listen to Vampire Weekend, and listening to it this week was no exception.  The album is a very intentional blend of indie and Afro pop music which the band refers to as “Upper West Side Soweto”, a way of describing yourself that borders on [Continue]

Huh, wha? A blog is every day? Shii…

Alright, so, as no one may have noticed, I haven’t written in a while.  Last week was tough…we got news that my husband was laid off.  As you can imagine, things were iffy for a while and blogging about music was the last thing on my mind. Now, things are brighter and I’m ready to [Continue]

What I'm listening to this week: Amadou & Mariam

What I'm listening to this week: Amadou & Mariam

Welcome to Mali – 2008 This album was a very good recommendation from a friend with great taste in music.  You know how you have those friends who you love, but when they recommend something – a restaurant, a band, whatever – it never turns out good?  Well, knowing that this friend is always on [Continue]