Happy Friday

A good love song always puts a smile on my face.

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Sound Investments: JoJo

Since last night there’s a track that I’ve been listening to on repeat. I found it while browsing my friend Mischa’s Twitter timeline. At first, I was conflicted. “I don’t know…It’s a remake of an Anita Baker song…” I have the original “Caught Up In the Rapture” in my iTunes collection. As far as I’m… Continue reading Sound Investments: JoJo

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B. Free

This isn’t one of those #BeyoncéThinkPieces. But I’m going to point you in the right direction. I love Beyoncé, and my appreciation of her work extends beyond the superficial. Not only is her music fun to dance to. When I listen to Bey’s latest record, I feel inspired. As one author at xojane said, “…free… Continue reading B. Free

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More music.

Thought I was finished with 80s ballads? Me too. But this…This showed up in a pilot for a show that I can’t talk about we saw in class today. The cool thing is that when that video was done, I discovered an extended Anita Baker track: I hadn’t heard it before tonight. Good stuff. 🙂

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TBT: “I’ll Always Love You” by Taylor Dayne

This is one of my favorite 80s ballads. As a girl I used to listen and wonder if I would ever find someone who could make me think of its lyrics. A few years ago, I discovered this extended version: I really love that sax solo…

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I love music.

I especially enjoy listening to it while I write. Since Saturday was supposed to be devoted to writing like a motherf*cker I was in my glory. Here are a couple of tracks that made me dance as I typed: I can’t find the studio version of “When I Fall…” on iTunes. I might have to… Continue reading I love music.

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Night Music, redux.

I used footage from my previous video in a short project. Capturing people honestly means a lot to me–I can’t wait to improve my skills.

Night Music.

On Friday I dragged a friend out with me to run an errand. When we were finished, we ran into these guys: You have no idea. I could’ve stood there forever. Dear God. Music is what I’ve been missing. Let me grab my copy of NOW…