Seven Albums That Define Me

Have you seen those outlandish scenarios that have been plaguing Twitter recently? They’re the ones that give you a far-fetched situation and you have to choose what to do, what to say, or how to react. Have you seen the ones that put you in improbable places then ask you a moderately difficult question like,…

Work In Progress 

A Beautiful Mess I am a work in progress. I’m a bit of a rough draft. I’m not done yet. I’m not final. Yes, I’m a work in progress. I’ve got a few pages left. I’m still writing this self-titled track. For more Kim the FanGirl follow the blog on Twitter @kimthefangirl and on Facebook

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…

Press Play Friday: Fresh Music (4/27/12)

New music, anyone? Press Play Friday is back with another Fresh Music edition! Prepare, music nerds, to squee. This week, I’ve collected some of the newest tracks from a few of our favorite artists and mixed in a couple of mint-condition tunes from an up-in-coming singer/songwriter ensemble. It’s a hodgepodge of sorts, each one an…

Album Review: Jason Mraz – Love Is a Four Letter Word

“It’s not hard for me to love you” Peace. Love. Happiness. Finding melodies that truly illustrate these words in their purest form can sometimes be hard to find. An artist willing to share their own story of success – to be able to achieve what we all desire in our lifetime – can be even…

Jason Mraz “I Won’t Give Up”

“Cause even the stars they burn, some even fall to the earth.” It’s always such a great day when we get new music from our favorite artists. That first glimpse of an upcoming album brings with it a splendid level of excitement, a feeling of anticipation we welcome eagerly. It is even stronger when we…