Ennio Morricone: 5 Favorite Film Scores

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Have you ever started watching a movie, only to find yourself immediately gripped by the soundtrack? Ennio Morricone is one of our favorite film composers and has repeatedly left us swimming in sound. Check out our 5 favorite film scores […]

Pianos Take Center Stage in Home Decor

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Small gatherings will warm your heart when winter’s chill drives everyone indoors.  We love pianos for such occasions because they add informal music to the atmosphere.  A small upright in a social location will lift everyone’s spirits. Add a few […]

Mitski: In Need of a Good Cry?

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Looking for your next hook of melancholic music? Then Mitski Miyawaki is the perfect singer/ songwriter for you. Mitski is a unique indie rock artist whose songs deal with the struggles we face as humans. Her songs mainly focus on […]

Female Jazz Singers Warm Up Your Week

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If you’re looking for music that will speak to your soul, jazz is the right choice 365 days a year. Our favorite female jazz singers include legends from the 30s and 40s up to today’s French jazz-pop darlings. Start adding […]

Spring Hygge Decor in 5 Cozy Steps

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Did you fall in love with the warmth of Hygge last season?  Keep the coziness going with some of our favorite Spring Hygge decor tips. The Danish concept of comfort goes beyond hot cocoa and fuzzy blankets.   It’s actually more about camaraderie and teamwork.  […]

Vaporwave is Dead – Sorry if You Missed it

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If you’ve seen the new Tumblr logo, then you’ve gotten your first dose of the Vaporwave sweep that’s starting to permeate mass media.  Vaporwave is ultimately a DIY movement created by mostly by millennial teens and is considered to be […]

Festival Fashion is Lighting My Fire

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Festival fashion just got a major improvement!  Now that designers are getting closer to the 70s, I am taking notice with my wallet on stand-by!  I keep flashing back to the old Val Kilmer / Meg Ryan movie The Doors. […]

Joan of Arc Musical by David Byrne

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David Byrne (whom I ADORE)  recently announced that he has written a new musical based on the story of Joan of Arc (“Saint Joan”).  When I heard the news, I was immediately filled with a combination of mass excitement and […]