Who watches commercials anymore? I certainly don’t. Unless it is a live sporting event, there is just no reason to subject yourself to them. Luckily though, when we are a captive audience, there is once in awhile a commercial worth watching. For the list this week, we decided to celebrate the return of Mad Men with a top ten list of pop songs used in commercials. So, let’s celebrate Harry Crane’s commercial magic and delve right in. As always, let
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There are a lot of angles with which to discuss Coachella Live on Youtube. I tried to check it out periodically over the weekend because, to my knowledge, this amount of live coverage of a festival hasn’t been attempted until now. I saw a little bit of everything, and came away impressed in some areas and not so impressed in others.
It’s been awhile since I’ve done a LxListening. I’ve heard a bunch of interesting (if not great) pop songs lately, and so I figured I could scrape together several of them to get out a proper LxListening. Please note that all of these songs may not necessarily be “new”, except maybe to me. But, at the very least, they are deserving for a few spare words from yours truly, and maybe even a few pointers on how they could be
Tune-Yards “Wait For A Minute” I think we are all pretty excited for Merrill Garbus to drop another dose of truth after her 2011 breakout whokill. It’s less than a month until her third proper album, Nikki Nack is to be released, so of course, it is time for several songs to be dropped to whet our collective whistles. The latest such song is “Wait For a Minute”, produced by Malay, a major contributor on Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange.
For any Midwesterners out there, spring is almost certain to be one of your favorite seasons. The summer is sweltering hot and humid. Winter (not this year fortunately) can be cold, wet, and depressing. Fall is probably my favorite season, because more often than not the past ten years it means I get to watch post-season Cardinals baseball. But spring means the birds are starting another long season, and the anticipation is at a fever pitch. It was a little