Tag Archives: music

WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Connected

Even though it may be an abstract thing, music is perhaps one of the more powerful connectors in life. It can reconnect us with times, people and events from your past. It makes you feel connected to yourself by evoking … Continue reading

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Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Unexpected

When I made plans to photograph the scene outside AT&T Park before last Friday’s Giants game, I didn’t expect a rock concert to break out. But that’s exactly what happened as Petty Theft, a Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers cover … Continue reading

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Sleeveface, or Fun With Album Covers!

Music lovers do the darndest things, but this collection of people matching poses of album covers is sheer genius! It’s called Sleeveface, and as you can see, people can get pretty creative with it. So, if you got any old … Continue reading

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In Memorium: The Classic Album Cover Art of Storm Thorgerson

If you’ve listened to any music at all in the last forty years you’re no doubt familiar with the work of British graphic designer Storm Thorgerson, who passed away last week in England at the age of 69. A prolific … Continue reading

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Holidaze 2012: December 23: Craziest Christmas Album Covers EVER!

The best part of Christmas is the music, and whether it’s Bing or Bowie, Nat King Cole or The Vince Guaraldi Trio, everyone probably has their favorite Christmas song and album. But I’m guessing not many people are pulling these … Continue reading

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Holidaze: December 20: Elton John In “Step Into Christmas”

Happy holidays, everybody! It’s actually very cold here in San Francisco these days, and I’m really feeling the spirit (and not from all that rum-spiked eggnog). It’s only five days until Christmas, so let the countdown begin! For the next … Continue reading

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Ring-A-Ding-Ding In The Holidays!

Well, it’s December first, time to officially ring in the holidays! And what better way than with this video of my boyhood chum Joe DeFalco ripping up the surf guitar thing on the classic Sleigh Ride. Only 25 more days … Continue reading

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A-Z Challenge: The Letter J: Jammin’!

This busker in Sydney’s CBD was his own one-man jam session, shreddin’ like Hendrix and movin’ like Jagger!

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Fitness: Exercise Your Ears For A Better Body

By Stephen Kelly It’s been said that music can soothe the savage beast, yet there’s nothing better than a driving beat and a quick tempo to release your inner animal. And when it comes to fitness and exercise, music can … Continue reading

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It’s New Music Tuesday!

Today is not just Tuesday; it’s New Music Tuesday on iTunes, a weekly event that’s not quite like Christmas — after all, they’re not giving it away — but sometimes it comes bearing some pretty sweet gifts. Amongst others, today’s … Continue reading

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