Cultivating great musical taste

Archive for September, 2012

Song of the Day: Nemo by Nightwish

Although Tarja turned out to be a bit of a diva and was dismissed from the band as a result, Nemo, which was recorded during her reign does remain one of  Nightwish’s best songs.

I offer this to you because I find myself unable to locate a new track that I truly liked. So I reverted to one of my all time favourites. Do you know why I love this song so much? (more…)

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Song of the Day: Home by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

I have never ever heard of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros before but oh my god this song, Home, is enough to convert me and send me foraging for more delectable tunes. (more…)


Song of the Day: Numb by Linkin Park

 

 

Here comes another sentimental post! I love love loved this song back in school. I’ve always loved music and this track was another step in that wonderfully musical ladder. (more…)


Song of the Day: The High Road by Broken Bells

Well, it doesn’t really get off to a good start. The introduction of The High Road by Broken Bells is a tad below par, it sounds like unsatisfying retro game music, yet don’t let that deter you, what’s to come is absolutely amazing. (more…)


Song of the Day: History’s Door by Husky

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhh this is awesome, it’s so hard to describe….but I guess since I’m devoting a blog to it I should find some words!

Right from the beginning History’s Door by Husky is a blur of awesome splashed with brilliance and dappled with a healthy layer of amazingness. (more…)


Song of the Day: Comptine d’un autre ete : L’apres midi by Yaan Tiersen

 

God I love this piece of music. Whenever it’s on I have to stop whatever I’m doing and listen, I have to give it my full attention. It’s the sort of music that begs you to close your eyes so you can listen to it more closely. (more…)


Mercury Prize Nominee Jessie Ware With Devotion

Jessie Ware is a name that has been banded about quite a bit recently, yet the comment about her that stuck with me is that she’s impossible to stick in a genre, impossible to classify. This I find good, why should everyone be pigeonholed? Why should each artist be judged as rock or pop or folk? I think someone who flits between all genres is to be cherished, they’re truly talented. They don’t stick with what they know but go out and explore.

Which is why I chose her album to review first, she intrigued me. (more…)