Friday, December 28, 2007
Best of 2007, Pt. 3
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings - 100 Days, 100 Nights
Old-fashioned '60s soul music created in the here and now. Amy Winehouse used the Dap-Kings as her backing band at one time. This is time travel music.
Pink Martini - Sympathique
I remember just enough French from college to be able to sing along with this poppy little song.
Blossom Dearie - A Fine Spring Morning
Simply a pretty song.
Louis Prima - Buona Sera
His very best, as far as I'm concerned. If you like swing, take this.
The Sweet - Wig Wam Bam
The Sweet - Funny Funny
'70s bubblegum heaven. Warning: also earworms. You'll never really get these out of your head. For the rest of your life.
Pelle Carlson - Clever Girls Like Clever Boys Much More Than Clever Boys Like Clever Girls
I'm pretty sure I found this over at The Clap, a music community where the only songs that may be posted are songs with hand claps. I fell hard for this one.
Mark Ronson & Amy Winehouse - Valerie
More addictive even than most tracks on Back To Black.
Edith Piaf - La Vie En Rose
I'm finding myself more and more interested in both popular music from the early 20th century, and French popular music, and this would be the most well-known intersection.
Music is posted for a short time, and while I use it in part to (hopefully, though not always) go along with the theme of the photo, I also post it in hopes someone will give it a try and fall in love with it as I have. Perhaps they will then seek out more by the artist and buy more cds. That's how it works with me, anyway. If you like it, pick it up at the store; support the artists you love.
Ain't Superstitious But
AM, Then FM
Another Nickel In The Machine
Any Major Dude With Half a Heart
Barely Awake In Frog Pajamas
Blowin’ Your Cover
Crying All the Way to the Chip Shop
Curiously Tasty Music
Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project (Downloadable/streamable mp3s from the early days of recorded music)
Dartman’s World of Wonder
Echoes in the Wind
The Ghost of Electricity
Lost In The '80s
Oreo Cookie Blues
Out of 5
Star Maker Machine
TV Theme Music & Songs
The Vinyl District
The Vinyl Villain
What’s That Called? (music from tv commercials)
And four great resources for finding more music blogs:
Retro Music Snob
Rock God Cred
From a Motel 6
Flickr: Jacob K
Flickr: Joey Harrison
I Found Your Camera
Jeff Lamb Photo
Modern Ruins Photographic Essays by Shaun O’Boyle
My Bad Pictures
What About the Plastic Animals?
97 Things To Do Before I Turn 97
If Charlie Parker Was A Gunslinger, There'd Be a Whole Lot of Dead Copycats
Jon's Random Acts of Geekery
Married to the Sea
The Non-Adventures of Wonderella
Posie Gets Cosy
print & pattern
A Sweet Unrest
Horror/True Crime/Grim & Morbid
Castle of Spirits
Find a Death
Green Lawn Abbey
The Horrors of It All
Mad Mad Mad Mad Movies
The Terror Trap
Weird Hollow, a haunted subdivision of Neato Coolville