The Ukelele

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

This past Christmas, I received a soprano ukelele. I was thrilled. I finally had a comically small instrument on which to play music. Then, i tried tuning it. Who knew that nylon strings snapped that quickly? So, i finally got knew strings and got it tuned correctly: G – C – E – A. Now […]

My Friend The Chocolate Cake – I’ve Got A Plan

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

My Zune has been on random this morning, as usual… Normally I flick through songs that I am just not in the mood to hear – finally stumbling upon some gem that I haven’t listened to in a while. This morning’s gem is a song by My Friend The Chocolate Cake: “I’ve Got A Plan”. […]

“Sweep The Leg” – No More Kings

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

I know many people haven’t heard of the group No More Kings and that’s really sad. They have some very clever music. I was first introduced to them through with the song “Zombie Me” — a song chock full of awesome. From there, I learned of a song called “Sweep The Leg”. I have […]

Video Games Live – Birmingham, AL

Friday, October 10th, 2008

The Alabama Symphony Orchestra surprised me by inviting Video Games Live to play in Birmingham. The inner nerd in me shed a tear of joy, as I have been looking forward to seeing one of these performances for a long time. I had no idea really what to expect when arriving at the BJCC. I […]

Amos Lee: Last Days at the Lodge

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

I am not very familiar with Amos Lee and his catalog of music, but what I am hearing from his latest album “Last Days At The Lodge” are fairly mellow, R&B inspired songs that resonate with something personal to Lee. Apparently, he wrote all the songs that appear on this album, which I applaud. You […]

The Callen Sisters

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

I have recently discovered a new music group that is just incredible. The sisterly duo, known as The Callen Sisters, are unique, to say the least. With a pairing of a guitar and a harp, along with beautiful vocal harmonization, they have created a wonderful blend of music.