The 2014 Grammy Awards: The Alternative Nominees

Posted on Sunday, December 29, 2013 by fillups

Hesitation Marks It's too bad the Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album is usually not broadcast on television. This year the list of nominees includes some of my favorite music of 2013. For some profoundly interesting music, check out the current nominees. Hesitation Marks by Nine Inch Nails After winning an Oscar and Grammy award for film scores, Trent Reznor and Nine Inch Nails come roaring . . . more »

The Best Music of 2013 You've Never Heard Of

Posted on Thursday, November 7, 2013 by fillups

Scene from the film Sound City 2013 has been a terrific year for movie music. There has been an embarassment of riches of ridiculously excellent soundtracks coming from unexpected places. And while you may not have heard of all these films, you have definitely heard of the artists such as Skrillex, Dave Grohl and Philip Glass that contributed to these great albums. The music is diverse and often stunning. Check out . . . more »

The Best Music of 2013 You've Never Heard Of

Posted on Thursday, November 7, 2013 by fillups

Scene from the film Sound City 2013 has been a terrific year for movie music. There has been an embarassment of riches of ridiculously excellent soundtracks coming from unexpected places. And while you may not have heard of all these films, you have definitely heard of the artists such as Skrillex, Dave Grohl and Philip Glass that contributed to these great albums. The music is diverse and often stunning. Check out . . . more »

Rocking Out at Milpitas Library!

Posted on Friday, June 28, 2013 by fillups

CD Cover for Tonks and the Aurors Attention, independent music fans! Attention, Harry Potter fans! On Monday, July 1st at 6:30 PM the "Bruce Springsteen of Wizard Rock," Tonk and the Aurors will perform a free concert in the Milpitas Library Auditorium. What is Wizard Rock? Wizard Rock a music genre inspired by the J.K. Rowling Harry Potter novels. Different composers write and perform songs based on those characters and situations. The . . . more »

Wizard Rock Returns to the Milpitas Library!

Posted on Thursday, August 9, 2012 by fillups

Attention Harry Potter Fans!! On Monday, August 20, at 6:00 PM the Wizard Rock groups The Whomping Willows and Lauren Fairweather will perform in the Milpitas Library Auditorium. Wizard rock is the term for music featuring situations and characters from the Harry Potter series. The concert is free for all! For more information, please call the Milpitas Library at (408) 262-1171 ext 3616. This program . . . more »

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