Album Review: Bobby Long – Wishbone

“I was so in love with you, with what people do to me and you” Evolution – The process by which different kinds of living organisms are thought to have developed and diversified from earlier forms during the history of the earth. When an upcoming record – from an artist you have known for some…

Press Play (Wednesday Edition): Ryan Adams

“It’s Only Gonna Make You Love Me More” Welcome to a very special installment of Press Play! I’m glad you could make it. You might have noticed this isn’t our usual meeting place; those special Fridays we had reserved now overrun by vampires and hybrids. It’s just not right to let you go without, so…

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…

Florence + The Machine “No Light, No Light”

“You want a revelation, some kind of resolution” Florence Welch sways above the New York City backdrop – wind gliding through her auburn hair – as a chorus of Catholic school children accompany her melodic voice. All the while, the candles flicker and dim, while a voodoo priest dances to the relentless drum beat of…

Album Review: Florence + The Machine – Ceremonials

“And I did cartwheels in your honour. Dancing on tiptoes; my own secret ceremonials” When you first sit down and listen to Ceremonials, there is a blissful moment when you realize you’re not in Kansas anymore. You’ve been transported to some strange and wonderful dreamlike location; where ghosts roam the streets, lovers embrace and break…

Album Review: Jack’s Mannequin – People and Things

“Keep your eyes on the road, on the Glass Passenger. He sings for a traveling band.” Debuting their third studio album, Jack’s Mannequin has once again, brought us back to a place we love and remember so fondly. It’s great to be here again, isn’t it? With a new, but delightfully familiar sound, People and…

Music News: Florence and The Machine “What The Water Gave Me”

“Oh, my love. Don’t forget me.” Hey, music lovers! Did you miss me? Yeah, I know you did (*wink*). Guess what? I’ve got some super-awesome music news for you today. This past week Florence and The Machine announced that their highly anticipated second album – The title is unknown as of yet – will be…

Music News: Jack’s Mannequin “People And Things”

“We break with speed, That girl can read my racing thoughts.” Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Piano Man, Andrew McMahon and his super awesome posse of musicians, aka Jack’s Mannequin announced yesterday that their long-awaited third studio album, People And Things will be officially released on October 4th, 2011. While this enough to make…

Press Play Friday: Sara Bareilles

“I do it for love” What time is it? It’s Press Play Friday. Yes, you heard correctly. I know, it’s been awhile, hasn’t it? My apologies, music addicts. This week, we go to Vegas, write Love Song‘s, and find Uncharted territory (See what I did there?). Thinking about which artist to feature this week had…

Album Review: Bobby Long – A Winter Tale

“I heard a lonely voice cut through the rain” If you find yourself listening to an album and unable to decide exactly which song is your favorite, you know you possess something invaluable. I’ve been a fan of Bobby Long’s for a couple of years and he always manages to surprise me. Now, with his…

Press Play Friday: Fresh Music 12/10/10

Yay! I love new music! Get those headphones ready. Turn up the volume. It’s time for some new music! Once again, I found myself browsing the iTunes library and came upon these three random acts of ear-goodness. These songs are sure to give you a couple earworms for the next week or so. I know….