Artist of the Month: Jason Mraz – 1000 Things

“Music is a weapon in the war against unhappiness.” – Jason Mraz There is something so peculiar about Jason Mraz. He is able to create these intricately detailed lines of poetry and addictive harmonies so effortlessly, with just the flick of his wrist, completely and forever changing our music-dependent souls. Utterly remarkable and singular to…

Artist of the Month: Jason Mraz

“Everything in life influences my music. I’ve always used songwriting as a means to share what I think is profound.” – Jason Mraz Based on a true story . . . We met like any other couple might. I was still in High School and he was the cool, older bad-boy with a cocky smirk…

BLOGAVERSARY 3.0!!!

Three years. Three years of obsessions, pop culture addictions, and enough lengthy librettos about English songstress’ and fictional characters to launch the expression “fangirl” onto an entirely different level. What can I say, other than, thank you. Thank you all for your support and your friendship, for coming back again and again, encouraging me and…

Artist of the Month: Florence + The Machine – Between Two Lungs

“I tend to lose myself in the moment. I’m not very good at holding back. I don’t know how to do this without feeling everything. My emotions are the tool I use to perform.” – Florence Welch Dear Florence, Wow, what an amazing month this has been. I can’t believe it’s over already. We’ve learned…

Artist of the Month: Florence + The Machine – The Music (Part 2)

“I’ve got my ideal job. I like to sing. I like to dance. I like to bang drums and dress up. And someone pays me. It’s incredible!” – Florence Welch Her music makes your heart beat. It throws you into a new world, a world of fantastical charm. Florence + The Machine are the unequaled,…

Artist of the Month: Florence + The Machine – The Music (Part 1)

“We are Florence + The Machine and we demand human sacrifices! We want your bodies!” You can feel it in your bones, spreading its symphonic sounds equally throughout, as if they were raindrops sinking into your overheated skin. Intricately woven refrains, utterly unique and unmatched, make your heart scream, as though he were attempting to…

Artist of the Month: Florence + The Machine

“Making music, it’s such a personal thing. You’re always making music; you’re making music that pleases you, and you kind of think, you know, ‘who the f**k else would listen to this?’ And so it’s really amazing to me how many people have taken it so to heart.” – Florence Welch I guess it was…

Artist of the Month: Jack’s Mannequin – Dear Jack

Artist of the Month: Jack’s Mannequin wraps up today. Let’s celebrate this amazing artist! Dear Jack, Wow. It’s been a crazy month. We went behind the music in all cheesy VH1 fashion. We listened to your music (Parts 1 and 2). I might have gotten a little overdramatic as we examined your lyrics and listened…

Artist of the Month: Jack’s Mannequin – The Music Part 2

“I’m writing you a symphony of sound” No. You’re not seeing double. We continue Artist Of The Month with more music from Jack’s Mannequin. In part 1, we swam, were Bruised, lived in Dark Blue, and played with Hammers and Strings (Don’t you love my play-on-words?). Today we might go into the Caves or play…

Artist of the Month: Jack’s Mannequin – The Music Part 1

We continue Artist Of The Month with the music of Jack’s Mannequin. Part 1 A musician is more than an artist. A musician is someone who puts their heart and soul into their music. They create every detail. They compose a symphony of song. They write their own music. It’s not about money or fame….

Artist of the Month: Jack’s Mannequin

Jack’s Mannequin. Do I really need to say anything more here? “I consider myself a person like everyone else, and I take my time writing my records because I feel like it captures more of who I am. You have a much greater chance of hitting on themes and points…that could play into someone else’s…