Author: Amy

New Lissie Music

Lissie’s unreleased song from “Catching A Tiger”, Just Because I Can, is out today!  Listen here:  Also she is doing a livestream TOMORROW form the Parkway Theater (in Minneapolis!) with her band . A portion of the proceeds are going…

Congratulations are in order!

I just wanted to drop a congrats to Collected Sounds friends Katy Vernon and Mary Bue who were both named Best of the Twin Cities by City Pages Magazine! Mary Bue for Best Songwriter            …

Podcast Rec :: The Mortified Podcast

Today’s recommendation is The Mortified Podcast. I haven’t recommended a flat out comedy one yet and this one fills the bill. It’s made up of recordings of people sharing their inner most (usually teen) thoughts. Folks read from their diaries;…

Samantha Crain Spotlight and New Music

I first discovered Samantha Crain back in 2012 when I went on the Cayamo Cruise. Which is a whole other story for another time. I “studied” ahead of time buying all her released music so that I would be familiar…

Discovery :: Aldous Harding

Have you ever gone down a rabbit hole on YouTube? You know, when you go there to watch just one video in particular and then it automatically plays another one right after that, that it thinks you will like and…

Podcast Rec :: The Truth

I’ve been thinking about podcast recommendations lately and there are just so many good ones. Hopefully, I will get to all my favorites. But I’m also trying to rotate between my favorite genres: True Crime, Interviews, Horror, Radio Drama, Self-help/Education,…

Wyvern Lingo: New song

A band I featured a few weeks ago, Wyvern Lingo has a new song out now! Here’s what they say: Don’t Say It is a rather sad song about an inevitable end but musically we wanted this song to have…

Catching my breath! Updates

Happy Friday everyone! I’ve been busy this week behind the scenes at Collected Sounds. Some of the stuff I’m working on: Last week I published the Collected Sounds event calendar, but I did it with little fanfare in case I…

Natalie Merchant releases two digital albums!

Natalie Merchant is releasing two albums. Both of these were previously released in 2017 but only as part of a box set of all her solo albums. She’s now releasing them separately. The first is Butterfly. The album is made…

Azam Ali new song

Back in 2006 and 2008 I reviewed some albums by Azam Ali’s band Niyaz and her solo work too. I always loved her sound. It’s very peaceful. And who couldn’t use a little of that right now? I got an…