24 Jan 2011

Music Monday: Pomegranates

Surf rock, art rock, indie pop. The Ohio-based Pomegranates fall into all these music genres, but no single label can be applied to them. I’ve been listening to their third album release, One of Us, all morning to determine what it is about this band thats got me tapping my

08 Nov 2010

Music Monday: Kate Nash

Kate Nash is an English singer, songwriter, and musician who I absolutely adore. Her albums are filled with catchy lyrics and enjoyable tunes including singles like “Foundations”, “Mariella”, and my personal favorite “Mouthwash”. Currently she has two full length albums out entitled “Made of Bricks” and “My Best Friend Is

11 Oct 2010

Music Monday: Dum Dum Girls

Based in Los Angeles, the indie pop group Dum Dum Girls originally began as a solo project from singer/songwriter Dee Dee Penny, however she eventually transitioned the project into an all girl band. Their name is reference to the song “Dum Dum Girls” by Talk Talk, and they often list

27 Sep 2010

Music Monday: LCD Soundsystem

It’s Monday! And what better way to start the morning off with something a little dance-y?!?! And my perfect soundtrack for that is LCD Soundsystem. James Murphy is a music producer and co-founder of DFA Records, who uses the stage name LCD Soundsystem for his musical project that formed in

30 Aug 2010

Music Monday: Betsey J’s Picks

I thought I’d do a little something different here today and post the videos for some songs that I’ve been totally digging lately. I hope you enjoy! Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Heads Will Roll I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE this jam. It’s the perfect song to listen to while you’re

24 Aug 2010

Music Monday: The Postal Service

One of my favorite bands has always been The Postal Service, the musical duo of Ben Gibbard (Death Cab for a Cutie) and Jimmy Tamborello (Headset, Dntel) . The most fascinating thing about the band is how they produced their music, essentially becoming the reason behind their name The Postal

02 Aug 2010

Music Monday: The Sounds

This weekend I spent most of my time in my apartment cleaning it up, putting furniture together, and doing some major organizing. So naturally all this housework had to be paired up with the perfect soundtrack. And what could be better than music that just makes you want to dance

26 Jul 2010

Music Monday: Sleigh Bells

In 2008, Alexis Krauss walked into a Brooklyn restaurant unaware that her server, Derek Miller, would be the guy she’d eventually join forces with becoming one of the year’s most popular musical duos. Krauss, a former member of a teen pop group Rubyblue and Miller, former member of hardcore band