Spring time = Spring time Music
I LOVE music. Always have. Growing up in the country meant no cable t.v. and that, to this day, is okay with me. In the winter it’s a little harder to not totally veg out on a tube of nothingness, but on beautiful days give me some good music, and turn it up.
This weekend in Portland has been amazing. 70 and sunny is a rare beast this time of year, so soaking up as much Vit D as possible is what the doctor ordered. When relaxing in the sun I enjoy a good beverage and some good tunes, so I thought I would write a blog on some good spring music to tap your feet to.
Here they are in no particular order. And know this list could go on for days and will continue soon.
1. Picked it up today. Freelance Whales – Weathervanes. The catchy radio hit Hannah is a good start, but the album as a whole fits the spring bill to a tee.
2. Likely to be one of the greatest albums of the year, Jonsi – Go. Check out this awesome video for Go Do. It just makes you feel ALIVE.
3. Next up, Broken Bells – Broken Bells. I am sure you have heard the song the High Road. It’s a great song. Overplayed on the radio, but great. I highly suggest picking up their entire album. It’s sure to get you settled into spring and ready for summer.
4. Last but very much not least. A local CD I picked up last summer Friends, and Friends of Friends Vol. 2. It’s a compilation of Local Artists and favorite Artists of the Tender Loving Empire record label. Though Shoeshine Blue is one of my favorite bands, I couldn’t find any good videos. Here is Boy Eats Drum Machine – La La La La La .
Let the music play!! Get out there; attend a few good shows this year, buy some CD’s from local Independent Stores, and throw back a few with friends.
Summer here we come.