No-Hit Wonders: Lost Tricks – “All Around U”

This is the second installment of a five-part series this week documenting songs by "no-hit wonders." Although these artists may have had cult followings and minor success on some of the "genre" charts, they didn't even register enough mainstream success to really qualify as "one-hit wonders." The tracks featured in this series reached the ears … Continue reading No-Hit Wonders: Lost Tricks – “All Around U”

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Artist to Watch: Kate Miller-Heidke

I can't believe I haven't written an Artist to Watch post on Australian singer-songwriter Kate Miller-Heidke until now.* My wife and I saw her open for Ben Folds in Montclair, N.J., in April 2010 and instantly became huge fans of hers. Miller-Heidke's third album, Nightflight, has deservedly received very positive reviews from a number of … Continue reading Artist to Watch: Kate Miller-Heidke

New music: Kate Miller-Heidke – “Liberty Bell”

Note: Most of what was written here is from a June 11 "Artist to Watch" post showcasing Fatty Gets A Stylist (FGAS), which is the name of a side project featuring Kate Miller-Heidke (KMH) on vocals. The CD was released digitally in the U.S. for a brief period during the summer and then pulled (although … Continue reading New music: Kate Miller-Heidke – “Liberty Bell”

Artist to Watch: Fatty Gets A Stylist

Well, I haven't done one of these "Artist to Watch" posts since December (when I profiled Fitz and the Tantrums), but I recently stumbled upon a new band that I am really into right now. Fatty Gets A Stylist (FGAS) is an 80s-influenced electronic project led by Australian singer-songwriters -- and husband-and-wife combo -- Keir … Continue reading Artist to Watch: Fatty Gets A Stylist

Tandem With The Random 008 – 05.02.2011

Tandem With The Random 008 - 05.02.2011 This installment of the Tandem With The Random podcast features an interview with Meghan Rehbein, development director for the Monmouth County (N.J.) SPCA, who talks about some recent and upcoming fund-raising events. Other topics covered include Doctor Who, the summer concert season and Philadelphia sports. File Size: 8.2 … Continue reading Tandem With The Random 008 – 05.02.2011

Show Notes for TWTR Podcast 008 – 05.02.2011

Tandem With The Random podcast No. 8 (5/2/2011) features an interview with Meghan Rehbein, development director for the Monmouth County (N.J.) SPCA, who talks about some recent and upcoming fund-raising events. Other topics covered include Doctor Who, the summer concert season and Philadelphia sports. File Size: 8.2 MB. Time: 17 min, 08 sec. Hosted by … Continue reading Show Notes for TWTR Podcast 008 – 05.02.2011

Ben Folds w/ Kate Miller-Heidke @ Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, NJ, 4/9/10

Wow! It's been a long time between posts here on the ol' blog, but I'm taking the time to put a quick one up here to talk about yet another personal Ben Folds live show experience for me. This time, Alison and I went to see Ben Folds perform solo -- just "Ben Folds and … Continue reading Ben Folds w/ Kate Miller-Heidke @ Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, NJ, 4/9/10