my likes & listens

loving his looping lately. cannot get enough of beirut and all of that brass, dancing around the house to this concert.

could listen to julia jacklin's voice all darn day.

super into john grant these days, that voice is👄

have always loved nicki bluhm, and this session is no exception...

neko case, i could listen all day long to her voice

dave matthews fans! a tiny desk concert :)

his voice is my current obsession.

him and his song writing, just💓

veeeeeerrry into madisen ward and the mama bear right now. veeeerrrry.

seriously loving everything by david ramirez right now, everything.

new music love, the accidentals

veeeerrry into secret weapons lately

soooo good, from jonatha brooke

muddy magnolias are amazing...

dispatch loving...

loving this live version of rocketship by guster. loving i tell ya...

new music love, valerie june.

cannot get enough of everything by michael kiwanuka these days...

just so into lady gaga lately...

yes to doyle bramhall II. yes, yes, yes!

case/lang/veirs full concert, an amazing collaboration.

if you like first aid kit, you'll like this full show from boston.

these girls are just pure fun.

a very cool rendition from the wood brothers...

shovels & rope, a new favorite.

jump around the house music...

bleed out by blue october. that voice...

james bay...let it go...

missing the civil wars but loving joy williams on her own too...

looking up EVERYTHING by paolo nutini these days, including this...

just a great version by the civil wars.

rem and patti smith, genius.

brandi carlile, just plain beautiful.

sister sparrow and the dirty birds. new music love.

always love nicki bluhm & the gramblers.

the gospel whiskey runners, hold on.

matt hires, restless heart.

pokey lafarge, my next concert purchase.

when you want dynamite background music and still get things accomplished. alt-J is it.

mother maple by chadwick stokes. ok, now i'm looking up his tour dates.

mavis staples and jeff tweedy: wrote a song. pure love.

heard these guys interviewed on npr...one to watch for sure...

can't get enough of this guy...

loving this vibe lately...

shakey graves.

the wind and the wave, acoustic and awesome.

going way back, to music i grew up with (everyone in my family plays guitar). this is one of my favorite folk songs. see the original artist townes van zandt, here.

listening to this lately.

when the weather breaks from mark whitaker.

michael logen & matt mcginn live. love.

bottoms up... a great friday song.

put your boots on for these guys! carolina still.

haim: 3 sisters from california. get dancing to this one!

about staying positive.

come back my daughters, new music love.

winding down a friday music. from rhye. grab a glass of wine and dance around slowly.

today's mood courtesy of the stars....

calexico. monday music.

i heard madi diaz interview on our martha's vineyard radio station. instant obsession.

the avett brothers. and that cello. and those beards. love. 

dawes. i could listen all day long.

head and the heart. doe bay.

zee avi's concrete wall. i'll be singing this all day.

thanks for the music dave.

feeling this today.

rocking back and forth in my chair to these guys

totally enormous extinct dinosaurs. these guys having me dancing around in my kitchen.

new kimbra this monday to get you going...

hondo by beta frontiers. just kind of cool.

found via anne at the city sage's blog. to the one with the amazing eyes.

xx. loving this sound, especially for a monday morning...

super creative from walk off the earth. love these guys!

loving this sound today from kimbra. she rocks it beautifully

oooh, so pretty. this is where my mind is flowing today...

starting a new week, i'm loving this sound. easy monday music

the head and the heart....via anne at the city sage

amazing what one person can start.

seriously fabulous version of this bob dylan song.

thank you etta.

powerful video, powerful voice. trixie whitley. love.

really head over heals for these walk off the earth covers. really.

loving this version. loving it i say!

this is a very interesting take on the making of a philippe starck chair, the process, the work, the attention to remarkable detail.

For the Royal Monceau Hotel from Sébastien Jousse on Vimeo.

i love this video of ice cube describing los angeles, describing the eames house, really great...

i just love their sound, especially the flute. have a listen...

this is pretty powerful & pretty artistic. love it!

SOMEBODY THAT I USED TO KNOW (gotye, featuring kimbra) from stark raving productions on Vimeo.

i just like her thoughts on art and design... and her glasses ;)

my son showed me this video recently, i could watch these guys move all day long.

looking forward to this as my next purchase! cannot wait...

thanks to callie, i'm loving melanie horsnell. loving everything, between her voice and her guitar playing.

thanks to anne over at the city sage i'm singing this in my sleep! ;) love it...

currently, completely digging these guys:

going way back to music i grew up with. one of my favorite folk songs. see the original artist townes van zandt here.

love this interview with architect richard meier:

just so perfectly perfect...

playing this over and over today, thanks maria for getting me hooked. i'm glad you're home!

ok, now i'm going to be singing this in the car for weeks:

march 5th, 2011 weekend obsession: gorillaz sound, style, oh and this video!  cannot stop playing it, so completely addicted...

there are a couple of cd's playing non~stop in my car right now (and in my head!).  this first brilliant guitarist i met and heard play while in miami. his name is juan areco and he was playing in the beautiful lounge area of our hotel.  amazing! 

2nd: currently completely obsessed with the music of the late israel kamakawiwo'ole
i now want to buy everything he has ever done! watch a video here:

npr is my must listen to on the way to and from boston for class.