Author: Amy

Discovery :: Sandie Shaw

So for the last few months, every Wednesday and Saturday nights we make cocktails and watch Transmission on Twitch.If you don’t know, Transmission is a show produced by DJ Jake Rudh who has been a DJ in Minneapolis for over…

Podcast Rec :: Fairytales for Unwanted Children

Today’s Podcast Recommendation is Fairytales for Unwanted Children. The episodes are stories written by the host, Scott Thrower. They are wonderfully dark stories with a lesson, a twist, or just food for thought. He ends each episode with “did you…

Artist Rec :: Matthew Sweet

Today’s Artist Recommendation is Matthew Sweet! I’ve been a fan of Matthew Sweet since I heard the song “Girlfriend” off the album of the same name. That album was my soundtrack for that whole year it came out. My husband…

Artist Rec :: Gracie and Rachel

Today’s Artist Recommendation is Gracie and Rachel. They’re a fantastic “baroque pop” duo. They’re on Ani DiFranco’s label, Righteous Babe Records. Pianist-vocalist Gracie Coates and violinist Rachel Ruggles met as high schoolers in a modern dance class at their public…

Podcast Rec :: 99% Invisible

Today’s Podcast Recommendation is 99% Invisible. This is one of the first podcasts I found when I first discovered podcasts in general. I was immediately interested because they’re so well written, and the host, Roman Mars has an amazingly soothing…

Artist Rec :: Jax

Today’s Artist Recommendation is Jax. Jackie Miskanic, known professionally as Jax, is an American singer from East Brunswick, New Jersey. She finished third on the fourteenth season of American Idol. (Wikipedia) So let me preface this by saying I’m an…

Podcast Res :: Heavyweight

Today’s Podcast Recommendation is Heavyweight. Your host is Jonathan Goldstein and he is more than willing to help you solve that problem or question that’s been bothering you.This Gimlet Media podcast one is one of those that will make you…

Artist Rec :: Taylor Swift

Today’s Artist Recommendation is Taylor SwiftBefore you come at me, hear me out…I wouldn’t say I was ever anti-Taytay, I just wasn’t a fan. I basically don’t care for 99% of country music so I never really paid attention to…

Podcast Rec :: True Crime Brewery

Today’s Podcast Recommendation is True Crime Brewery. What I love about this one are the hosts, Dick and Jill. The premise is that they discuss true crime stories while sitting at the “corner end” of their favorite crowded bar, drinking…

Artist Rec :: Gregory Douglass

Today’s Artist Recommendation is Gregory Douglass. I “met” Gregory online about a million years ago when he wrote to me and gave me a very heartfelt and convincing argument for why I might want to feature him on a ‘women…