Welcome to Wednesday everybody! I’ve had a very busy day so far and it’s about to get busier. Tonight I’m meeting up with some old coworkers and we’re going to catch up over wine, crackers and my dogs and cats jumping all over them. I am now officially that crazy pet lady. I’m going to own it and do it with fierceness. Speaking of fierce, let’s check out some music.
File Under: A voice like a ray of sunshine
For Fans of: Feist, riding tandem bicycles, picnics, fresh berries, Coeur de Pirate, Julieta Venegas
Bonus: Carla was recently a guest DJ on NPR’s Alt Latino show and played a few of her favorites – who you might want to check out as well.
File Under: Sensual hip hop and soul
For Fans of: Erykah Badu, The Roots, Rah Digga, hot breakfast foods, Kangol hats
Bonus: It might be old, but it’s still a great feature article on Ms. Bahamadia.
File Under: Electro-pop disco
For Fans of: Ladytron, The Concretes, getting miners out of collapsed wells, jeggings, Sally Shapiro
Bonus: Check out her single, “Hasta La Verdad.”
File Under: Japanese rock foodies
For fans of: Anime, Cibo Matto, Sonic Youth, The Breeders, ice cream sprinkles, high fives.
Bonus: With Christmas coming up, here’s a Shonen Knife original, “Space Christmas.”