’80s Week Continues: A Rock Playlist

So I set two small goals for myself this summer: to read Middlemarch and to watch the FOUR-hour, Peter Bogdanovich-directed Tom Petty documentary: Running Down A Dream. It's slow going on both fronts, but I am loving each one. Friends had warned me that George Eliot's writing wasn't quite as 'readable' as say Jane Austen,... Continue Reading →

Monday Morning Music: ’80s ALL WEEK

Hi all, how's your summer going? It's EIGHTIES WEEK at therockmom as I revisit and revise one of my most popular posts: Can It Really Be Summer Without '80s Music? New! Improved! Now with Spotify playlists! It's a funny thing, nostalgia. Recently, I found myself sitting in the way back of my stepmom's minivan listening... Continue Reading →

Monday Morning Music – The War On Drugs

spotify:track:5oMFoh1uOsVzERQyAFe7M8 Sometimes, well a lot of times actually, you get a little obsessive about a song, listening to it over and over again. For me these days that song is 'Under the Pressure' from The War On Drugs. It's almost nine minutes of dreamy, moody pop, anchored by a simple piano-based melody. The ambient layers and clean guitar... Continue Reading →

Monday Morning Music: Emmylou!

Here's the everlasting and awesome Emmylou Harris singing 'Luxury Liner'. This comes courtesy of a band called White Denim who curated a video music set on the Gorilla vs Bear website last week. If you don't know any of these guys, you should. White Denim are an Austin-based rock band, hard but groovy with psychedelic... Continue Reading →

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