Live Music Recommendations #51 – Sharon Van Etten: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert I’ve been listening to Sharon Van Etten quite frequently lately. Given that Sharon Van Etten just re-released her debut Epic with a handful of artists covering songs from it, I figured I’d write about one of my favorite performances of hers. Above is an excellent NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert from 2019 where Sharon

How an Illegal Mash-Up Reignited British Pop British pop was in an interesting state at the turn of the century. Many artists were still on top, but the primary focus was more so on their personalities rather than the actual music. Obviously, this wasn’t every British pop artist, but it was a focal point. There was the added notion of focusing

Car Seat Headrest – What’s In My Bag? I’m not entirely sure what rock I’ve been laying under since 2010, but I recently discovered the prolific indie rock group, Car Seat Headrest. For those that don’t know, Car Seat Headrest began as a solo recording project by Toledo in 2010, where Toledo self-released 12 albums on the music platform Bandcamp, before signing

Roger Waters – “The Bravery of Being Out of Range” The brilliant Roger Waters has released a new recording and video of The Bravery of Being Out of Range from his 1992 album, Amused To Death. As I’ve written about many times, Waters has been one of the biggest influences on my life, musically and politically. I was ecstatic to see this video, to