Category Archives: Music

A Song from the Painted Desert

The second semester of the year is about to begin, which means that Christmas break is turning into some early January chaos.  Lots of things to take care of, for sure. Here’s a recording of Andrew Osenga’s “Give Up” from … Continue reading

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Song for Another Leg of the Journey

A wonderful presentation of a classic song for the long road.

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Beyond the Babel Moment

Mumford & Sons “Babel” moment feels like a million years ago: that sweet spot when Sigh No More was comfortable ensconced in the collective conscience and Babel took things to some kind of next level, banjo and all.  Now, on … Continue reading

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A Song Worth Sitting With

The latest album from Death Cab for Cutie has been out for a few weeks now.  It’s the kind of album that draws you to the lyrics more than the music, which is always something that Ben Gibbard and company … Continue reading

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Remembering to Remember

I’ve been oddly and unexpectedly reflective these last few days, mostly due to a conversation I had last week that was a kind of perspective on working with youth . . . and ultimately how it’s changed since I my … Continue reading

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Unstuck

The music is wonderful.  The framing, though, of the porch and the house is oddly picturesque.  It’s a nice blend of things, particularly since it’s a great U2 song in general.

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Crashing Again (or Staircase Serenade)

Maybe someone should start a blog recording every time someone records U2 performing “Every Breaking Wave.”  It’s a great song that captures something vital about the human experience that showcases the musical and vocal talents of the band well.  And … Continue reading

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