Music to your eyes

Posted on Friday, February 21, 2014 by Movies_and_Music

In the Pleasure Groove Yes, you read that right! Music to your eyes. Sometimes the true stories of music artists are just as or more fascinating than the music they produce. Have a look at these music biographies to get the real story behind the music. Enjoy and happy reading, - Anne In the Pleasure Groove Duran Duran I'm your Man Leonard Cohen Neon Angel The Runaways Torment Saint . . . more »

Music to your eyes

Posted on Friday, February 21, 2014 by Movies_and_Music

In the Pleasure Groove Yes, you read that right! Music to your eyes. Sometimes the true stories of music artists are just as or more fascinating than the music they produce. Have a look at these music biographies to get the real story behind the music. Enjoy and happy reading, - Anne In the Pleasure Groove Duran Duran I'm your Man Leonard Cohen Neon Angel The Runaways Torment Saint . . . more »

Holiday music for the discerning listener.

Posted on Friday, November 22, 2013 by Movies_and_Music

brad paisley So, let me guess...you like holiday music but you're weary of the old standards and arrangements that have dominated (plagued?) holiday music releases for decades. Right? Not to worry, there's a lot of music available to get you in the holiday spirit that's guaranteed to be a little different and off the beaten path. The best part is you can find these titles in the . . . more »

Top Ten Horror Movies of All Time

Posted on Friday, October 25, 2013 by Movies_and_Music

The Shining Although for me any time of year is ripe for watching a bone-chilling horror movie, the penultimate time of year to do it is during October. With inklings of Halloween swirling in the air along with the Autumn leaves, this time of year lends itself to engaging in some good old-fashioned scares like no other! I'm a lifelong horror movie fan, and here's my picks . . . more »

2013 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Music Festival - FREE in Golden Gate Park, October 4-6

Posted on Friday, September 27, 2013 by Movies_and_Music

The Lion's Roar The Hardly Strictly Bluegrass (HSB) music festival is a yearly, free event held in Golden Gate Park the first weekend of October and features class-acts in Bluegrass, Rock, Folk and Country music. The festival began in 2001 and was conceived and subsidized by SF venture capitalist Warren Hellman, a musician and music fan who wanted to give the people of the Bay Area the gift . . . more »

Introducing...M. Ward!

Posted on Friday, August 23, 2013 by Movies_and_Music

M. Ward Somewhere between Folk, Rock, Country, Doo-wop, and Rockabilly lies Matt Ward, (or M. Ward, as he is professionally known), a singer-songwriter and guitarist who quietly defies genre labels while collaborating with others and forging his own solo path. A lot of people are familiar with the group 'She & Him' which features Zooey Deschanel as the 'she,' but most people aren't familiar with M. Ward . . . more »

The Music of Outside Lands

Posted on Monday, July 29, 2013 by Movies_and_Music

High Violet In honor of the 6th annual Outside Lands Music Festival in Golden Gate Park being held from August 9 - 11, 2013, have a listen to my favorite albums from some of the artists featured at this year's event! For festival information and the full lineup, check out this link: http://www.sfoutsidelands.com/home/ Enjoy and happy listening! - Anne Boxer Everything All the Time Ram The Downward . . . more »

Music to chill out to on a hot summer night.

Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2013 by Movies_and_Music

In between Dreams The first heat wave of the summer has broken, but we're still in for some hot weather in the coming months. At the end of a hot, hot day most of us try to cool down however we can but have you ever thought about adding a soundtrack to your dinner, after-dinner drinks, dessert or hang-out on the porch or patio? Take a listen to . . . more »

Radiohead 101

Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2013 by Movies_and_Music

The Bends Radiohead has been one of my favorite bands for years, and I know more about them than is probably healthy...haha. I've often been asked what is the best way to get into the band, in what order should their albums be listened, and just general questions about how to delve into their catalog. It's easy to dismiss Radiohead as the band who hit it big . . . more »

Napa in the Springtime means... music!

Posted on Monday, April 22, 2013 by Movies_and_Music

El Camino Album Cover Ahhh, can you think of anything better than spending four days in Napa in the Spring? Well how about spending four days in Napa in the Spring