Find out who you are and do it on purpose.– Dolly Parton
alexawilkinson: Mercy Bell, Julie Peel and Myself (Alexa Wilkinson) Will be playing a show THURSDAY April 1st @ THE LIVING ROOM! Here’s Alexa’s show teaser. Enjoy SPREAD THE WORD BE REBLOGGING!!!!! you’re awesome. Who are these people!?
WNYC: Amanda Palmer - Why I'm Not Afraid to Take... →
“Or someone can pick up a guitar and record into their Macintosh, for $0, but if that person, recording their guitar, in their Mac, putting it up online, sings about something that connects with millions of people, nobody will care what the medium was. All they’ll know is they heard a song that made them cry and they want to hear it again.”
Friend Rock - an article by Sufjan Stevens →
Read this and giggle at its accuracy.
“Love of an Orchestra” by Noah and the...
Kickstarter - Shaker Love: Every Salt Shaker Needs... →
Garage sales are so 20th century. Help out a hysteri-RAD cause that says NO to throwing away family heirlooms.
alexawilkinson: Playing April 1st @ the Living Room with Julie peel and mercy bell…. Yea, I’m smiling too. Now I’m gonna be all nervous about not having any good April Fool’s pranks. Maybe this should be an all nude show.
We want to eat the food of our impoverished childhoods. Everybody in some...– Tony Bourdain, “No Reservations: Provence” Tony Bourdain is a hero of mine, and I’ve been a 24/7 vegetarian and half-assed vegan for years. If he doesn’t realize why veggies love him so much, it’s for locavorian, anti-industrial food statements like this. Viva la...
Boston takes Austin: Area bands make some noise at... →
J. Hodge’s work in the Boston Globe. Massholes for the win! (via jesshodge)
You’ll say “did they love you or what?” I’ll say “They love what I do the only one who really loves me is you.” And you’ll say “Girl did you kick some butt” and I’ll say “I don’t really remember but my fingers are sore and my voice is too.” -“You Had Time” Ani DiFranco
… actually this entire trip has me believing that I have somehow been...– Jess on location at SXSW. She’s in Austin as photographer for some Boston papers. Check out her site for photos of the week.
Outtake #30 - Hodge & Bell Inc.
I would say, ‘Be brave.’ Firstly, write. That’s very...– Neil Gaiman… in the Philippines. (HELL YEAH NEIL, DEMS MAH PEEPS!)
Brooklynites - Sufjan Stevens (scroll to end of... →
This article…might have made me move here. And that Matt & Kim concert I went to after graduation.
So apparently South Station at 5:30 AM is a hobo tea party. Why am I here?
Come on down to the Mermaid Cafe and I will buy you a bottle of wine And we’ll laugh and toast to nothing and smash our empty glasses down Let’s have a round for these freaks and these soldiers A round for these friends of mine. “Carey” Joni Mitchell
‘Why is it,’ he said, one time, at the subway entrance, ‘I feel I’ve known you...– Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury (via fuckyeahliteraryquotes) (via ughabugha) (via youdsay) (via christinehoberg)
“Maps (acoustic)” Yeah Yeah Yeahs ...
juliepeel: An interview I did with Spinner.com Julie Peel is too legit to quit.
I prefer girls with psychoses.– Nick, on why he likes Fiona Apple’s music over Feist’s. On that note, be a mental health advocate. This is a subject that has touched my life over and over. Society hasn’t even started the conversation yet. Sometimes it’s just the musicians (and Intervention!) that make it...