January 9, 2015 § Leave a comment
On the radio the other day they played Mozart’s Piano Concerto 21 and mentioned that there was a study done somewhere (Sweden? Switzerland? I couldn’t find it) that concluded that women who listened to this specific concerto during lamaze classes and while in labor had a much more pleasant experience giving birth (how they prove this I have no idea). But interesting concept.
So today, I decided to give it a try. Not having a baby, but since I was struggling to produce any meaningful work, I thought listening to Concerto 21 might help me birth out some good results.
So far: not working. But you did get this post. You can thank Mozart and KUSC for that.
August 15, 2014 § Leave a comment
This goes really well with morning coffee.
Enjoy your day.
November 18, 2013 § Leave a comment
Music Mondays! (I just made that up, I think this is the first time I’ve ever posted anything musical on a Monday). Either way, this song/video is someone’s current favorite.
Paul plays it to calm her down. (You can tell she was angry before, because when she gets upset she pulls her hair/grabs her ears. She still has one hand on her head gripping her hair, which means she’s still deciding whether or not she’s pissed.)
It is also a song that will be stuck in your head the rest of the day. You’re welcome.
July 2, 2012 § Leave a comment
A The Roots / Carly Rae Jepsen jam session with preschool instruments. What more do you need on a Monday. The rainbow xylophone is clutch.
Per one of the comments, Questlove (bottom left) tries to play the recorder upsidedown around 2:32. Hilarious.
February 22, 2012 § Leave a comment
OK, this song’s been out for 8 months…hence the 81 million views on the video…so obviously I’m a little late on the uptake. The guy is Belgian/Australian and he’s old news down under, but I just found him and the whole album is great and I can’t stop listening to it.
Thanks to Paul for introducing me to him.
November 20, 2011 § Leave a comment
New week, new song obsession.
Last week it was Robyn (I know, she’s weird). This week it’s Lana Del Rey. There’s a good chance you’ve already seen this video, it has almost 7 million views on YouTube, but I’m just discovering her and I am hooked.
I’m not sure what’s happening with her upper lip in the video, but her voice… Amazing. I was poking around and found a few of her other songs (here and here and here) and I can kind of listen to them all day long. That last song might be my favorite.