Just got home from seeing Brigitte Dajczer play at Cafe Sarajevo with my fabulous friend and vocal coach, the unpretentious* Amanda Mabro. Brigitte plays a mean gypsy fiddle, and her band was terrific, blending many subtle world, pop and funk influences into what still shone through as authentic, firey Gitan sound. [...]Continue Reading →
I just listened to the first section of Mozart’s Requiem in D-minor for an hour before getting tired of it and then realizing it was stuck on repeat. Talk about staying power. Or my own inattention. Whatever. On with the rest of it!Continue Reading →
I’m just going to keep doing this once a month until one of us gets bored, or something by the Magnetic Fields finally comes up, ‘k?
(Single girl, I know you are reading and I know this is not the kind of post you’ were hoping for, but since I also know you have a [...]Continue Reading →
The Onion AV Club has this fun feature where celebrities set their iPods or store brand digital music playback devices on random and talk about the first few songs that come up. I have way dumber music than the average celebrity, and you, my friends and readers, are more famous to me than [...]Continue Reading →
I know it’s pretty and dramatic and everything but it’s the music of ill portent, people. Surya Bonaly proved that to great effect years ago. Stop trying.
Also, note to the World: Enough with the Riverdance and Lord Of The Dance music already.
And if Nancy Kerrigan could commission a $13,000 dress from Vera Wang, [...]Continue Reading →