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UPDATE: Morning Ritual

Everyday I write the book…I just wish I had a bigger screen.

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CURRENTLY LISTENING: Living Alone EP by Maryleigh Roohan

Her voice is full of complexity and the music follows her wherever she’ll take it.

CURRENTLY LISTENING: Heatwave by Wild Ones

Just when I thought that summer was over, Wild Ones releases the Heatwave EP and it makes me want to do the season all over again.

GROUND ZERO: Who’s Yours?

We all start somewhere and, at least I’ve found, the important stuff almost always involves music.

MIX TIME: Spaceage Love Songs

Well this one is just a jumbly mess of songs I fell for in the last two weeks. Actually, that’s how most of my mixes come together, but whatever. Shoegazy, twee, psych and… Continue reading

CURRENTLY LISTENING: Turn in the Pike by Blacklisted

After hearing “Burnt Palms” on NPR (of all places) and “Deeper Kind” on their Bandcamp, I have Blacklisted’s release date for When People Grow, People Go bookmarked (Feb. 10!). Today a third tune “Turn on… Continue reading

CURRENTLY LISTENING: Weekend Warrior EP by Projekt Rehab

Projekt Rehab hails from the west coast but the style of this electronic duo definitely lends a nod to the east. Their dark lyrics, brooding effects and highly poetic lyrics are exactly the kind… Continue reading

CMJ SHOWCASE: A WOYN Schedule

It’s that time of year again where any hype about any band will be tossed around to create one crazy-loud and obnoxious internet blogging explosion. Yeah, I’m not planning on really talking about… Continue reading

A PERSONAL NOTE: Words of Encouragement to Creatives

Tomorrow I turn 30 and I’m fucking terrified. Not directly because I’m going to start seeing a lot more cellulite and wrinkles and white hairs, but because I feel enormously unaccomplished. And then… Continue reading

CURRENTLY LISTENING: No Brain by Black Market

I wasn’t really familiar with Black Market until I’d heard “No Brain” a few days ago, so I gave their bandcamp a listen for some context. When you reference to some of their previous… Continue reading