Category Archives: Mellow

A Chill, Acoustic Tuesday

Artist: Charetta Song: Never Album: Defying the Inevitable Mood: Relaxed, chill Tuesdays are probably the most uneventful day of the week. I’m sure I’ve told you all that before. Normally my “mood” is very focused with a specific song in … Continue reading

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Something Different

Artist: Fitz and the Tantrums Song: Winds of Change Album: Pickin’ Up The Pieces Mood: Relaxed This week, I thought I’d try something a little different- a song review and a concert review all in one. Isn’t that interesting? I … Continue reading

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Cooling Down

Artist: Little Brother Song: Shake It Album: Okayplayer: True Notes, Vol. 1 Mood: Relaxed When autumn hits, I tend to listen to songs with a larger musical range. Maybe it’s the change in the weather that makes me feel more … Continue reading

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A Break from the Ordinary

Artist: Elvis Presley Song: All That I Am Album: Spinout!: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Mood: Mellow I was never much of an Elvis Presley fan. He always seemed more of a sex-god gimmick than an actual artist, and it didn’t … Continue reading

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The Gloaming

Artist: Persephone’s Bees Song: Muzika Dlya Fil’ma Album: Notes From the Underworld Mood: Long Day You know that feeling you get when you’re driving home after an interminably long day? Where you’re mostly exhausted, but also a little exhilarated to … Continue reading

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The Grunge Revival

Artist: Nirvana Song: About A Girl Album: Bleach Mood: Unmotivated To be honest, I missed the whole Nirvana craze when I was growing up. “Nevermind” came out when I was 6, and I didn’t actually listen to it until I … Continue reading

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The Weeknd

Artist: The Weeknd Song: Trust Issues (Remix) Album: Thursday Mood: Mellow The weeknd starts on Thursday. Drizzy-Drake’s right-hand man The Weeknd is back with Thursday, the follow-up mixtape to House of Balloons. At a young 21, The Weeknd has been … Continue reading

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One Last Party

Artist: Miike Snow Song: Animal Album: Miike Snow Mood: Relaxed (Apologies for the link- I know they don’t sound very good live, but I couldn’t find an album version to post here. When you listen, just imagine the song being … Continue reading

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Who Can Argue?

Artist: Two Door Cinema Club Song: This Is The Life Album: Tourist History Mood: Content At the time of this writing, my apartment is completely without power. A Hurricane Irene rolled through and did some damage, and now there are … Continue reading

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Mental Vacations

Artist: America Song: A Horse With No Name Album: America Mood: Zoning Out This time of year, I find myself in more contemplative moods than I normally do. The season is changing to fall, and the looming inevitability of winter … Continue reading

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