Transit 22 Releases ‘A Song for Rhune’

In an honorable nod to one of his most devoted fans, Canada-based rapper Transit22 has released a bittersweet tribute track, ‘A Song for Rhune.‘ A 12 year old devoted supporter who had donated his birthday money to support Transit22’s (Daniel Bennett) “Dark Day// Good Morning” kickstarter campaign, Rhune and his mother had recently attended and met Bennett at a US show. Being a father himself, and … Continue reading Transit 22 Releases ‘A Song for Rhune’

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

Sleep the Clock Around

And the moment will come when composure returns
Put a face on the world, turn your back to the wall
And you walk twenty yards with your head in the air
Down the Liberty Hill, where the fashion brigade
Look with curious eyes on your raggedy way
And for once in your life you’ve got nothing to say
And could this be the time when somebody will come
To say, “Look at yourself, you’re not much use to anyone”
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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 ~ The Gulkin Gazette: Behind The Music Continue reading Guitars and the Science of Making Music