Song Reviews

Johan Hedberg: Some Kind of Christmas

From Suburban Kids with Biblical Names member Johan Hedberg comes a fun new Christmas song “Some Kind of Christmas”. True to SKWBN heritage, the song is a bit quirky in Hedberg’s vocal display as well as thematically and lyrically. The song, per Labrador Records, is about spending the Christmas alone, chasing open bars and someone… Continue reading Johan Hedberg: Some Kind of Christmas

Song Reviews

Kishi Bashi: It’s Christmas But It’s Not White Here In Our Town

I just got my copy of Kishi Bashi‘s Christmas Flexi for “It’s Christmas But It’s Not White Here In Our Town” in the mail. Offered up as a limited edition (only 1000 were pressed, and it’s now sold out) 7-inch single from Joyful Noise Recordings, all proceeds benefit charity while the buyer gets a pretty… Continue reading Kishi Bashi: It’s Christmas But It’s Not White Here In Our Town

Videos

Damien Jurado: Kalla Hus (Video)

Damien Jurado may be a big fan of Christmas, but there’s one thing he hasn’t done since he began his solo songwriting career in the mid 1990s: write and record an original Christmas song. Well that has changed and Jurado can now scratch that off his bucket list. “Kalla Hus” came out earlier this week… Continue reading Damien Jurado: Kalla Hus (Video)

Lists And Mixes

5 Quirky Songs That Make Me Immensely Happy

On occasion, you just need something fun to play on your stereo. If you’re in that quirky, smiley sort of mood, this list is for you. Today I present to you, my reader, five quirky songs that make me immensely happy. One is from a band you might not expect (with exception to them being… Continue reading 5 Quirky Songs That Make Me Immensely Happy