How Music Saved My Writer Soul

I think I must have always been a writer. I think it’s something you’re born with. Part of you that is lying in wait. Patiently, quietly, waiting. Eventually, it awakens, stretching it’s arms and looking around, bleary eyed… blinking in confusion before the realization settles in… I am home. I was in the third grade. Her […]

Sex, Art & Rock and Roll

Have you ever been excited about something, only to be let down? You feel energy firing up your senses and you give yourself over to the moment. But then the moment feels… dull. Boring. Lackluster. You’re left wanting. It can be a detached lover or a singer on the stage just going through the motions. […]

Music And Words And Dilettante, Oh My

“All your life you’ve never seen woman, taken by the wind Would you stay if she promised you heaven? Will you ever win?”  -Fleetwood Mac, Rhiannon There are two things that get me so excited I can barely contain myself. Well, three, but this isn’t that kind of blog now is it? I’m talking about […]

Playing On Repeat: Back Against the Wall

Pull back the curtains and took a look into your eyes, my tongue has now become a platform for your lies -Cage the Elephant, Back Against the Wall I am posting all the lyrics for this one. Because there is no singling out of the best line. It is all pretty genius. And if you […]

Valentine’s Day Mix Tape: Something For Everyone, Because I Heart You

“Cause there’s a this tune I found that makes me think of you somehow and I play it on repeat…” -Arctic Monkeys, Do I Wanna Know I used to love making mixed tapes. I would make them for myself and for my friends. The ultimate was when a guy would make one for me, that […]

The Black Keys. Live. That is all.

“I was a movin’ man in my younger days, But I’ve grown out of my ramblin’ ways. I left that road so far behind, now I know, oh babe, I got mine” -The Black Keys, I Got Mine About 4 years ago my husband and I had tickets to go see Kings of Leon with […]

Playing On Repeat: It’s About Time

“All the years of paradise, paradigms, paralyze us.  You’re crazy.  All the cards you’ve organized, shuffled twice in front of my eyes, Everyone has needs, wants, a cold gun.  Lights low, go on baby go.  It’s a bad time, I’m on a tightrope.” -Young The Giant, It’s About Time This is the first single off […]

Why I’m Here

“So put me on a highway, and show me a sign.  And take it to the limit, one more time.” -The Eagles, Take It To The Limit I’ve been doing this thing, this whole blogging thing for a few months now.  I love it.  I didn’t know how much I’d love it.   That has […]

Playing On Repeat: Heartbroken In Disrepair

“Searching for life, gasping for air… Heartbroken, in disrepair” -Dan Auerbach, Keep It Hid So, this one’s far from new.  This is a song off of Dan Auerbach’s  (singer, guitar player from The Black Keys) 2009 solo album, Keep It Hid.  While I love his soulful bluesy voice, this song’s all about the guitar.  It’s […]

Playing On Repeat: MS MR

“Welcome to the inner workings of my mind…” -MS MR, Hurricane If you frequent Alt Nation on Sirius Radio, you’ve probably heard this haunting tune.  This NY based duo (Max Hershenow and Lizzy Plapinger)  originally released Hurricane as a single in July 2012, then included it on their debut Album on May 13, 2013. Ominous […]