Raised By Swans.

“We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.” – Arthur O’Shaughnessy (Music and Moonlight, 1874) Allow me to pull out another indie band from my imaginary music shelf for you. Founded in 1998 is an indie rock band with roots from London and Canada: Raised By Swans, as led by singer-songwriter… More Raised By Swans.


Okay, enough of the hoarding music attitude. Consider this my early Christmas gift to you: You guys have to listen to this German-Swiss duo band I’ve been raving about in practically the whole year of 2012. Meet Valeska Steiner and Sonja Glass of BOY (very new all the way from 2007). I first heard of… More Oh BOY.

Send in the clowns.

Tonight I experienced one of my most favorite moments with my dad again: him driving us home while we listened to his music. Appreciating every line in every song, my dad enthusiastically tells me the stories behind them — even though he’d already told me a million times before. Tonight, he retold me the reason… More Send in the clowns.

Daughter’s Peter.

“Oh Peter, I can dream no more I’ve been chasing all of yours That I’ve forgotten what it was that I wanted That I want.” The leaves were falling with the wind, touching the park grounds with hues of orange and brown. Amidst the chaos of autumn was a stillness between him and her. They were… More Daughter’s Peter.