Category Archives: Funk music

Lambchop / Gone Tomorrow

My tech/law buddy from SF sent me a heads up on Lambchop yesterday. Bored (with a loving touch, of course) by his usual Tool/M.Ward selections, I hesitantly played his suggestion this morning over my 2nd cappuccino. Damn good I did, … Continue reading

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The Record Company / Don’t Let Me Get Lonely

I know three things about this band: 1. They have an album comin’ out real soon. 2. This song rules. 3. They’re on facebook. Thanks to Mike Jansen for sharing this! Enjoy!

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Lyeoka / Simply Falling

Lyeoka (which means “I want to be respected”) is an artist with a pretty saucy resume: Nigerian/American poet, recording artist, singer, activist, educator and TEDGlobal Fellow. Let’s focus on “singer” as we listen to this sexy tune. You can check … Continue reading

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Heartless Bastards / Only For You

This album is AS GOOD AS IT GETS. Seriously. I think …no, I know…this is the MOST psyched I’ve been about an album in 2012. It’s so good. SO GOOD. (Note the over-excited usage of capital letters, a true testament … Continue reading

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Alabama Shakes / Hold On

When I saw Third Man Records tweet about the Alabama Shakes this morning, it took about 2.2 seconds for me to click the link and sink my teeth into their music. Third Man Records, the music child of Jack White, … Continue reading

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Ben Howard / Old Pine

“I’ve come to know that memories were the best things you ever had” That’s a beautiful lyric. This is a beautiful song. The video makes me happy. Thanks to a damn good friend for sending me this video and introducing … Continue reading

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Rodrigo y Gabriela / Orion

One of the biggest “Holy Shit” moments in the last decade of my music love and music career was the first listen to Rodrigo y Gabriela. Every listen since (which would take as much time counting as it would take … Continue reading

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Tom Waits / Jersey Girl

World, let me introduce you to a new artist, Tom Waits. You’ve got to check him out. He’s fantastic. Pretty indie, but I feel like he is bound to be a permanent fixture in the music scene. (I’m kidding. Super, … Continue reading

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First Aid Kit / When I Grow Up

First Aid Kit. The best thing to happen to female vocals in 2009. (They started earlier, but they weren’t born into my itunes until 2009). Harmony, farms, cozy sweaters, girls you want to know, women you assume know how to … Continue reading

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Gary Clark Jr. / Bright Lights

Oh man. I live for moments like this. When you hear a song so dirty, so raw, so unarguably stuffed with pure talent and energy that you nearly rip your hair out because you don’t know what else to do … Continue reading

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