Lana Del Rey Sings a Little Ditty

Lana Del Ray (a.k.a. Lizzy Grant) belts out two of her self proclaimed ‘gangster Nancy Sinatra’ singles that shook up buzz about the up and coming star, and have been separately featured as the artists most admirable songs. The distinction of these little ditties was put in new terms from the lovely Lana Del Rey, as well. “Hollywood pop” and “sad core”… Enjoy! I have been. On repeat. 🙂 Continue reading Lana Del Rey Sings a Little Ditty

The Lovely Lassie Herself, with Moi!

When Life Hands You Angels: A Dedication to My Foxy and Fabulous Aunt Lisa

For My Awe-Inspiring Aunt Lisa, A Lovely Lassie with a Selfless Spirit and Majestic Charm. Little Ditties featuring Nina Simone performing ‘I Put a Spell on You’, originally written by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins in 1956. For all of Life’s Angels, a Little Ditty Dedication to one of Mine. Continue reading When Life Hands You Angels: A Dedication to My Foxy and Fabulous Aunt Lisa

Fallen for You

The March of 2000 release of ‘High Fidelity’ centered as much, if not more, on the addiction of vinyl records and songs that shape the soul as it does with the surmounting challenges of love. In the creation of the obscure and greatly profound selection of heartache focused sound, tracks on the ‘High Fidelity’ soundtrack feature an appropriate juxtaposition of well known pop music, underground indie artist on the rise, obscure ’60s bands and famously groundbreaking artists that include Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan and the Velvet Underground. Continue reading Fallen for You

Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Crazy, Stupid, Love. A 2011 romantic comedy-drama film, directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa and starring Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone, Analeigh Tipton, Marisa Tomei, and Kevin Bacon. With a screenplay written by Dan Fogelman, this flick captures exactly what it intends to… Crazy, Stupid, Love. 🙂 Continue reading Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Writing Your Own Music: Sound and Lyrics

Writing Your Own Music: A My Blog Guest Post on Composition in Sound, Lyric and Musical Endeavors
An Intriguing and Impressive Guest Post from rising star in creative writing, Nicola Winters (on behalf of Phoenix Software, a student store that provides software for students) The Gulkin Gazette
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Guitars and the Science of Making Music

From the delicate jangle of indie pop to the screaming sound of a heavy metal solo, what is it that turns the simple striking of strings into an amplifies sound like no other? The physics of sound and other intricacies of what lies behind the making of music. A welcomed My Blog Guest Premier Post provided by the insightful scientific perspective of Stephanie at MyBlogGuest.com ~ The Gulkin Gazette: Behind The Music Continue reading Guitars and the Science of Making Music

1971’Six Day War’ Remodel: Little Ditties with DJ Shadow

‘Six Days” is a song by American hip-hop artist DJ Shadow, from his second album, The Private Press. The song was written by Brian Farrell and Dennis Olivieri, and was produced by DJ Shadow. It was released as the third official single from the album in 2002. Little Ditties. The Gulkin Gazette. Continue reading 1971’Six Day War’ Remodel: Little Ditties with DJ Shadow