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scarred for life

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kelli scarr, is not only a talented musician, she is also a wonderful mother, and a great, new friend.

i was really tired the first time i saw her (and met her), but 10 seconds into her first song i knew that i was going to be blown away. she’s touring this summer, so if you find her playing in your area, please don’t miss it. she is just incredibly moving to watch and hear.

along with her solo project, she’s also part of the bands salt & samovar, and color of clouds.

for more info, you can find her on myspace, facebook, or her blog.

the following song, “anything,” is a rough cut off her new album, which she is currently recording. enjoy.

photo by derek frampton davis.

*if the player isn’t working properly, please listen to the song HERE. it’s too good not to.

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May 4, 2009 at 5:40 pm

streets of fire

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the new pornographers.

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January 20, 2009 at 7:54 am

alexandra hope | invisible sunday

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last month i wrote about my very talented and busy friend alia raza, who had just directed a music video for the band known as violens. i still think that is one of the best names ever.
well, perhaps because we’ve known each other for 25 years, she has kindly worked some of my duskin pieces into her newest music video project for the song “invisible sunday,” by alexandra hope, an artist on the label manimal vinyl. these are stills pulled from the shoot, and they are

just.

so.

amazing.

the video and album of the same name will debut in february, so please check back, as i’ll be posting it here.

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January 16, 2009 at 7:21 am

tune in / tune out

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there’s a new playlist up, and it’s now manual instead of auto-play, because if you’re like me, you open multiple blogs at once, and sometimes there’s a scary symphony arrangement between them all that could definitely be avoided. now, you have the power.

i’m still unpacking and working (i have a feeling those words will be repeated through many more posts), so i quickly just thought of some songs i was feeling for my mood right now. how do i sound to you?

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January 13, 2009 at 5:28 am

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AMZNG

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“kids,” by MGMT. i really wanted to post “electric feel,” but i couldn’t find an embeddable version. i think everyone is sick of them by now, but i’m having a renaissance. blame it on the kids in miami.

sorry for the poor quality…

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December 10, 2008 at 5:33 am

music for the morning after

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i listen to my playlist on the blog pretty much every day and though i love it, i think it’s time for some new songs…i’m working on a new one, which i hope to update once a month…coming soon.

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November 26, 2008 at 4:01 am

Posted in blog playlist, MUSIC

lives of crime

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it’s a sin: another unhealthy obsession of mine is eric johnson, of the band fruit bats, and, occasionally, the shins. i “pulled” these images off this flickr page, which i assume belongs to his girlfriend, annie beedy. i just outed myself as a stalker. godspeed.

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November 11, 2008 at 5:22 am