This Sunday Was A Really Fun Day

It’s such a lovely Sunday I am spending on the Sugartown farm with the fam. Early today, I had a ” what is in your closet” photo shoot with lovely Faith, who is extremely creative and  has a very keen eye on fashion! It will be on the blog shortly with a lot of pictures! Today’s song pick is by the legendary people of Cuba aka the Buena Vista Social Club.  If you haven’t seen the documentary film, Buena...

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Romantic Friday

The renowned Turkish concert pianist, Idil Biret, beautifully interprets Handel’s Minuet in G Minor. Although Handel was a composer from the Baroque era, it strikes me how much this piece seems to sound as if it is from the core of the Romantic era. And yes, Turks are good at classical music!...

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Icy Wednesday

Okay okay…Today’s song pick is Green Grass of Tunnel by Múm. I know that I tend to feature a lot of Icelandic bands, but considering the freezing cold weather ( -10 Celcious) in Washington, DC, I can’t think of a better band! Did I mention that I am wearing my Icelandic sweater:) I am dreaming of traveling from one tropic island to another one! Patience is a virtue( I’ve come to realize that it seriously is) My...

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Don't Stop

Today’s song pick is Don’t Stop by Brazilian Girls. Despite their name, no one in the band is Brazilian .They incorporate rhythms of Reaggea, Bossa Nova, Electonica and a wide variety of different tunes! They will be having a concert on January 30th at Howard Theatre. I like this absurd video a lot..particularly, old dudes smoking hookah and drinking coctails..Needless to mention the oriental...

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Crystal Vibes

Today’s song pick is by British chillout producer and remixer Steve Miller. He also has a bunch of tracks on the Cafe Del Mar Series. He is really good at  integrating a lot of instrumental sounds and vocals. I love the sugar sweet vocal.. What is your favorite chillout...

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