Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 44th anniversary of his death.
Last night I was able to load an eclectic mix of 16 songs, and this morning I did a shuffle of those songs and was well pleased with the outcome… 🙂
First up, we did a sneak preview of the new Elika album (Always The Light) – A full-fledged review is still to come, but today we have the first track to make it into a morning shuffle. Elika are a Brooklyn based band recently signed to St. Marie Records. Their music is dreamy electronic pop with amazing vocals and a strong sense of song which keeps the music grounded in spite of the ethereal sounds. (I am totally going to use that in my review). The track today is called Stay Beside Me
I’m sure we’ll be hearing more from this band.
Next up – from the vaults comes a song from the soundtrack to Francis Ford Coppola’s 1982 box office disaster One From the Heart. The soundtrack is made up of songs written by Tom Waits and sung by Waits and Crystal Gayle. Today we have Little Boy Blue by Tom Waits.
|One From the Heart [2 Discs]
After completing Apocalypse Now, Francis Ford Coppola initially planned for his next picture to be an intimate romantic musical shot on a low budget in Las Vegas. Three years later, One from the Heart had mushroomed into a big-budget spectacular, shot on
|The Dandy Warhols Are Sound
The Dandy Warhols opened their 2003 album, Welcome to the Monkey House, with a brief, snide dig at record industry greed and illogic that ran, in part: “When Michael Jackson dies, we’re covering ‘Blackbird.'” The line was obviously intended as a flip refe