AC Newman: "Take on" a-ha

This may seem like sacrilege to some, but one of my favorite ’80’s jams is being reworked for Starbucks on the Sweethearts compilation.  AC Newman of The New Pornographers’ fame, put an acoustic spin on new waver band, A-Ha’s “Take One Me”.  The tempo is slowed down to a crawl and the classic keyboard work […]

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Jenny Owen Youngs: Hot In Herre…As In Michigan

A new artist I found out about yesterday is folk/indie rocker Jenny Owen Youngs. I was referred to her by the amazing weekly podcast, Pop Candy. The podcast is written by USA Today blogger Whitney Matheson and covers everything in pop culture (“Lost”, “30 Rock”, concerts, movies, etc.) and she usually gives some good music […]