Category: Music

emma forever ago

Emma, Forever Ago on Soundbreaking

“Emma, Forever ago” holds a few of my favorite tracks. I like this short clip of Justin Vernon interviewed on the the late Beatles’ producer George Martin’s Soundbreaker. It highlights his use of the Mac’s ProTools to build an environment for him...

/ December 1, 2018
Florence and the Machine Sing at Hospice

Florence and the Machine with Karinya “Yaya” Chen

Florence’s upcoming album release reminded of her visit to Karinya “Yaya” Chen in the hospice. They sing together and it always makes me cry. They also sang Dog Days are Over. Do watch this interview with Karinya afterwards shortly before...

/ June 19, 2018

Andra Day – Burn: Best Remix Performance from Hamilton

Recently I got to see Hamilton and it was wonderful. Both the Broadway soundtrack of Hamilton and Lin Manuel Miranda’s remix production are awesome. There was a live show for the launch of the remix album. Andra Day’s performance of...

/ April 8, 2018

The XX On Hold Single — from I See You

The XX have a new single out, On Hold, from their upcoming album I See You, due January 13th. Listen on Spotify or You Tube below: I also recommend their Spotify playlist of music they listened to while recording I...

/ November 12, 2016

Listen to the New Hamilton Mixtape

While the full album arrives December 2nd, here are the four new Hamilton Mixtape tracks on Spotify. I highly recommend three of them: Immigrants (We Get the Job Done) by K’NAAN and Snow the Product et al, Satisfied by Sia,...

/ November 11, 2016

Shazam Autorecording: Can’t Turn It Off

[vimeo url=”http://vimeo.com/142804963″] I’ve uninstalled Shazam on iOS as it recently stopped allowing users to turn off auto-recording. I don’t want the app running down my battery listening for audio as I go about my day. I’m surprised this kind of...

/ October 18, 2015

Listening to: If You Leave by Daughter

I’ve been listening a lot to Daughter’s If You Leave. Here are some sample lyrics or listen to it below: Winter Drifting apart like two sheets of ice, my love Frozen hearts growing colder with time There’s no heat from...

/ June 3, 2013