Brandi's Minneapolis Gretsch Guitar Giveaway
This is one classy woman. brandicarlile: After playing Pride & Joy to start the encore Brandi gave a lucky fan, Emma, her Gretsch guitar on June 21st, 2012.
D'Angelo is Back →
Over the last year or so, I’ve been going back to the music that I listened to when I was a kid. Aside from the mainstream top 40 pop of Britney, Christina and the boy bands, the main genre of music I listened to as a kid was crossover R&B. Aaliyah, Mary J. Blige, D’Angelo, Lauryn Hill, Brandy, Monica, TLC and others. These are the people I’ve been going back to. In my early...
Will my Record Player be in the Cloud?
Well, I did it - I officially joined the ominous “cloud.” The other day, I decided to subscribe to iTunes Match. In a nutshell, this throws all my music up in the cloud, and matches any non-iTunes purchased music along with it, with stipulation that it’s on iTunes. I did this for a few reasons, one of them was the enticing idea of iTunes actually matching some of my lower...
Brandi Carlile on World Cafe →
One of my favorite singer/songwriters of recent rimes, Brandi Carlile, brought her new music to World Cafe on NPR. Her new album, “Bear Creek” is a thing of beauty. She released it last week, and it is my favorite set of hers so far. She created a raw album of honest, and soulful music. Check out the link above for a live sample of the new stuff. Talk soon