:: a new music guide by DJ & music supervisor Tricia Halloran ::

Monthly archive May, 2011
Pick Of The Week: Upcoming June concerts by Antlers, Tune-Yards and more!

Pick Of The Week: Upcoming June concerts by Antlers, Tune-Yards and more!

Even if you’ve been to as many live shows as I have, you can still get excited about the June concert calendar which will bring The Antlers, Stornoway, Tune-yards, Swervedriver AND The Mountain Goats all to Los Angeles within 22 days. I think most of these are national tours so even if you’re not in...
Pick Of The Week: The Kills

Pick Of The Week: The Kills

I just want to know how it went down in the studio when Allison Mosshart told her producer and band partner James Hince “Let’s do a little waltz with a plinky piano sound and some strings.” Huh? Wait, what about our signature dangerous-sounding guitars and your emotional screaming vocals? It’s these kind of unexpecteded little...
Gaga For Ladies Night on Castle

Gaga For Ladies Night on Castle

Two awesome female singers were featured in Castle’s “Pretty Dead” episode – one has millions of fans and the other you can say you were among her first. A beauty pageant dance number clearly called out for Lady Gaga “Born This Way” as the opening song right before the poor dead girl was discovered. Close...
Pick Of The Week - I'm From Barcelona

Pick Of The Week – I’m From Barcelona

Seventeen days since the new I’m From Barcelona CD came out and its already my go-to favorite for the summer. (And by the way, they’re from Sweden.) There’s up to 22 people in the band at last count but it never sounds chaotic (except in a good way), just fun and upbeat and irresistable! Good...