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January is National Hobby Month

January is National Hobby Month

Did you know that January is National Hobby Month? Usually thought of as a time for new beginnings and resolutions… why not indulge in something that sparks your interest and brings you joy instead. Whether getting back into an old hobby you set aside or pursuing a new passion, we[…]

by × January 14, 2021 ×

The ULTIMATE Road Trip Playlist: the All-Time Best Road Trip CDs

The ULTIMATE Road Trip Playlist: the All-Time Best Road Trip CDs

Summer wanderlust is here again, and I’ve got your back with the list of road trip CDs to end all lists of road trip CDs. These are albums that are good from start to finish, because you can’t be fishing around every three songs for the next CD. Road trips are the time when you want to hear familiar songs so you can sing along, and bond with your friends over their silly seat-dancing. Classic songs give the trip a cinematic feel: we’re really going somewhere!

by × June 23, 2015 ×

Eight Up-and-Coming LGBT Musicians You Should Know

Eight Up-and-Coming LGBT Musicians You Should Know

You may wonder, why bother with a post about LGBT musicians? After all, good music is good music, regardless of sexual preference. There are two reasons. The first reason is awareness. Forty years ago, pretty much everyone was assumed to be straight, so that most people thought they didn’t know[…]

by × June 15, 2015 ×

Spotlight on Duke Ellington

Spotlight on Duke Ellington

When I saw that Duke Ellington’s birthday was coming up, I decided I wanted to know what the best Ellington albums are. I decided to use my go-go-gadget guest post hosting power to find out. I invited Justin Scoville, AKA the Jazz Daddy, to write this post in honor of[…]

by × April 30, 2015 ×

Do You Know These Six Under-the-Radar Indie Music Genres?

Do You Know These Six Under-the-Radar Indie Music Genres?

There is so much good music out there that I’m not even going to list a bunch of bands in this post. Instead I’m going to go broader, by introducing you to a bunch of indie genres you may not be familiar with. The Internet is a rabbit hole where you can get lost for hours on a single subject, and music is no exception. If you are intrigued by just one of the genres below, you’ll find many hours of listening pleasure.

by × April 29, 2015 ×