I first found Joyner on Rihanna’s Instagram feed. Eventually I made my way over to his account, and I’m glad I did. If you’re religious, when you first look at the video for “Devil’s Work” you may think “blasphemy”, but I think “brilliance”. This song reminds me of the Psalms. For those of you not […]
A good love song always puts a smile on my face.
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 […]
Sometime last week I started listening to this: From the moment I found it, the melody left me imagining intimacy. Quiet moments. Slow dancing. Words whispered. Or left unsaid. And of course, I started to take in the lyrics. Check the hook and chorus: Don’t fly, we’ve flown Don’t reach, we’re grown Life’s not your […]
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 […]
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. 🙂
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…
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 […]
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.