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

Monthly archive July, 2011
Pick Of The Week: Figurines

Pick Of The Week: Figurines

When I think of Denmark, I think of  “Hamlet”, one of my favorite Shakespeare plays. But now I have a new Danish icon that is equally brilliant, edgy, and thoughtful, with the added benefit of harmonies and cheery melodies, yay! Meet Figurines via this brand new video of three songs filmed live in their hometown...
The Big C Is OK With Lenka

The Big C Is OK With Lenka

Outwardly, she may appear to be just another wispy female vocalist. But with heroes such as The Beatles, The Kinks (her new album was recorded in the Kinks’ studio in London), and Bjork (she worked with Bjork producer Guy Sigsworth on much of the album), plus a history with indie band The Decoder Ring it’s...
Pick Of The Week: Tom Vek

Pick Of The Week: Tom Vek

I’m slightly obsessed with Tom Vek’s music. Perhaps because he keeps such a low profile, in the U.S., anyway. Or maybe its because he spent 5 years (5 years! Is he independently wealthy?) making record #2. I pretty much figured he gave it up. But here it is, just as promising as the first album,...
Picks Of The Week: Barbie Hatch & Chad Valley

Picks Of The Week: Barbie Hatch & Chad Valley

On this long weekend, two short records are intriguing me. Simply put, I wish they were longer! It’s not the type of music I normally gravitate to, which would be lo-fi and ultra-modern. They’re both a little bit electro, a little bit 70’s, maybe even a little bit disco. Barbie Hatch works with the Squeak E. Clean/N.A.S.A....