Gypsy and The Cat – Jona Vark

August 19, 2009

Today’s MSMOTD Gypsy and The Cat – Jona Vark (download this song) I have a real soft spot for 80′s pop.  Hall & Oates, Toto, The Outfield etc etc are all wonderful, with simple, catchy melodies, bright instrumentation and pleasing vocal harmonies.  They make great summer driving music, and so I was really excited to [...]

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Gustavo Santaolalla – Iguazu

June 17, 2009

Today’s MSMOTD Gustavo Santaolalla – Iguazu (from the “Babel” film score) Santaolalla isn’t a household name, but there’s a good chance that you’ve heard his music.  While he’s had a lengthy career, fronting several bands, his greatest success has come in film scoring.  He has written award winning scores for movies such as “21 Grams”, [...]

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Coldplay – Live in Winnipeg

June 16, 2009

Since this is a music blog and not just a platform for MSMOTDs, I want to talk about the Coldplay show that happened here in Winnipeg last night.  First of all, let’s talk about how fast it sold out.  My friend bought tickets immediately when they went on sale, and managed to get some of [...]

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