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Monthly Archives: December 2012

An Acoustic Take: The Song "Winter Solstice"

Canadian indie rockers The Tea Party are not known for their tender acoustic ballads. Their mix of Middle Eastern instruments, Celtic sounds and Zeppelin-esque rock is usually more hard hitting. Their lyrics often reference the spiritual and the occult. This song has no words, yet there’s something deep in the way it’s played. I was … Continue reading »

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An Acoustic Take: The Song “Winter Solstice”

Canadian indie rockers The Tea Party are not known for their tender acoustic ballads. Their mix of Middle Eastern instruments, Celtic sounds and Zeppelin-esque rock is usually more hard hitting. Their lyrics often reference the spiritual and the occult. This song has no words, yet there’s something deep in the way it’s played. I was … Continue reading »

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Big Boi Works with Phantogram and Little Dragon on His Latest Record

“Now that’s what I’m talking about.” Big Boi’s new record Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors features collaborations with alternative bands Phantogram and Little Dragon. The record is out now! With confident disregard for music style boundaries, the Outkast founder shows his art background by creating surprising new combinations. Other guests on Vicious LiesĀ include Jai Paul, … Continue reading »

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The Beatles "A Day in the Life": The Story Behind the Song

When there’s great turbulence in the world you can always turn to the Beatles. “A Day in the Life” was written decades ago. It’s still the song that expresses best how humans react to tragic news. The Beatles halted all performing in September of 1966. Their focus was shifted into the studio and working with … Continue reading »

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