Artists to Watch: Meghan Tonjes

YouTube has always been a source that I count on for new music when I get bored of my iTunes library. About three years ago I discovered the lovely Meghan Tonjes, a Michigan native with the voice of an angel. She’s placed in the singer/songwriter category and currently has three EPs out. Besides just making her […]

I’ve got a case of the Wednesday blues. I’m rather sad, so I thought I’d share a calming tune with you all. “We Don’t Eat” by James Vincent McMorrow is a wonderful song that reminds me of hot chocolate and scenic landscapes. The bittersweet lyrics resonate within my soul. Listen to it on a rainy day, […]

Fall Breakup Anthems: A Spotify Playlist

It’s a bit of a ways into fall, and the changing of the leaves has always served as a metaphor for the changing of feelings – seasons transform and so do people.  So, if you’ve recently been dumped, dumped someone, or simply fallen out of tandem with a significant other, give this breakup-themed mix a […]

New Volcano Choir just a Bon Iver tease?

Volcano Choir, the indie love child of Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and Collections of Colonies of Bees, released their second album, Repave, last month. While the Wisconsin natives directly transport you into the fall and winter seasons, Repave envelopes you with layers of Vernon’s vocals and ambient soundscapes. The album artwork perfectly captures the building rise […]

My roommate always says that I like to listen to depressing music… I tell her that she has n0 clue what she is talking about. And of course, I am right. I may prefer slow acoustic-sounding music over super electronic and I listen to Bon Iver 5,000,000,000 times more often than Avicii, but there is […]

Last week I was skyping with a friend. He is kind of my music guru and always lets me know about new bands he is into and more often than not I like them too. This friend is also an aspiring musician and he was letting me know what was going on in his life […]

[tweetmeme source= “bucentral” only_single=false] I’m not sure about all y’all, but the world of music was very kind to me over the weekend. THREE of my most anticipated albums of the year leaked, giving me a ton of new tracks to keep me patient for at least another week or so. It’s been over a […]