Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Court Yard Hounds’ Emily Robison talks about ‘Amelita’ and the beauty of freedom

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Looking for a smooth folk-pop sound to bring you into a beautiful fall?  Look no further, I’ve got just the band for you!  

The Court Yard Hounds, comprised of sisters Emily Robison and Martie Maguire, released their self-titled debut in 2010 and it’s been nothing but fun for them since then.  Departing from their Dixie Chicks career roots in country music, the sisters along with guitarist Martin Strayer write folk songs with a pop twist that will keep you coming back for more.

Good music to find you: Gregory Alan Isakov on his latest record ‘The Weatherman’

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Colorado-based singer-songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov might just be the most wonderful songwriter to softly make his way into your life at just the right time.

Bumbershoot 2013: Highlights from Day 1

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

What a beautiful weekend to celebrate music at the Bumbershoot Festival in Seattle! Check out some photos from an eventful Day 1 – courtesy of the amazing Jason Tang.   Thao & The Get Down Stay Down kicked the day off with a short set in the super top-secret Bumbershoot Music Lounge at 12pm:   […]

Monday Must Hear: “Woman Astride, Facing Away” by David Safran & Genevieve Schatz

Monday, February 13th, 2012
Monday Must Hear: “Woman Astride, Facing Away” by David Safran & Genevieve Schatz

Findyourfav friend Genevieve Schatz (of Company of Thieves) and fellow Chicago musician David Safran recently released a lush duet called “Woman Astride, Facing Away.”

Review: ‘War Dancer’ by Jesse Thomas

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012
Review: ‘War Dancer’ by Jesse Thomas

Jesse Thomas is a giant musical fireball in a small package. Her raspy, distressed vocals and straight-forward lyrics make for a big emotional sound on every song she releases.

Metallica: February 7th, Save The Date!

Monday, February 6th, 2012

I got an invitation over the weekend…from Metallica. And you’re invited too…

Patience

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Sometimes, in order to move forward with whatever it is I’m striving for, I need to redefine some words.

The D.A. announce ‘You Kids!’ – debut to be released on February 28th + free download

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012
The D.A. announce ‘You Kids!’ – debut to be released on February 28th + free download

El Paso, Texas band The D.A. is set to release their studio debut, You Kids!, next month. The band, comprised of vocalist Tyler Dudley, Michael Frisbeey, Cesar Muniz, Stephen Escarzaga and drummer Evan Tremper, formed four years ago and has been touring around their home state and beyond ever since.

Master Shortie and Bruno Mars release “All I Need” + free download

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012
Master Shortie and Bruno Mars release “All I Need” + free download

I know what you’re thinking…this isn’t the typical track that Findyourfav.com would share, but lucky for you Wednesdays are great for spontaneity!

A Year of Performing

Monday, January 9th, 2012
A Year of Performing

This past Thursday (1/5/12), I had the pleasure of sharing the stage with Jeremy Elliott (guitarist for Bellingham, WA band Polecat), Beth Whitney (Snohomish, WA) and Jenna Ellefson (Portland, OR) at the beautiful and historic Columbia City Theater. It was a night I’ll not soon forget.

Success is What You Don’t See

Monday, January 2nd, 2012
Success is What You Don’t See

It’s that stinging self-doubt. I’m just not good enough. Why am I doing this? Is that really the best I can do? It’s that sigh that follows after watching a YouTube video of a five-year-old who picked up a guitar yesterday and plays like he’s been at it for 30 years…meanwhile, you just learned how to play a bar-chord without making the strings buzz. But there are several things I think we forget.

Must see show: Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers to play Tractor Tavern on 12/6 + interview

Monday, December 5th, 2011
Must see show: Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers to play Tractor Tavern on 12/6 + interview

Stephen Kellogg will be the first guy to tell you that life in the music industry isn’t easy, but it’s worth every minute. ‘Gift Horse’, the fourth full-length release from Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers, is a record about recognizing obstacles as blessings rather than curses.

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