Dizzy Swallows

Little Bits for a Monday

June 17th, 2013
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May 8th, 2013
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Laura Mvula: Sing To The Moon

April 19th, 2013

This has been a troubled week. While we mourn our losses and search our souls for answers, I believe it is important to persevere in the things that bring us joy. I have been back in the studio this week (you can see some previous posts on my art here, and here, and here). In addition to my work, what I’ve found to always help heal my psyche is discovering and enjoying new music.

I found Laura Mvula via NPR’s First Listen, and was captivated by her unique sound. The folks at First Listen expertly describe it as: “agelessly soulful vocals, girl-group handclaps, and a heavily Vocoder-enhanced chorus.” You can stream the full album here. You can also listen to and enjoy the completely wonderful video for her song “Green Garden” below.

I hope you enjoy and I hope the day is drawing closer when … Continue reading

The National – Demons

April 8th, 2013
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A Musical Interlude

March 27th, 2013

A mid week gift for you.

Music by CITIZEN! (not otherwise a big fan, but this is just too great not to share), video from the 1987 Telugu film, Pasivadi Pranam.… Continue reading