Doing your summer concert homework

Posted on Thursday, March 13, 2014 by Movies_and_Music

Artpop Summer is coming (it really is...it'll get here...eventually) and if you're planning to go to a concert this summer, the library has plenty of CDs to tide you over until the weather warms up. Coming to the SAP Center on June 3rd, and while her more recent music is somewhat of a departure from The Fame, she's guaranteed to put on an amazing show. The . . . more »

Doing your summer concert homework

Posted on Thursday, March 13, 2014 by Movies_and_Music

Artpop Summer is coming (it really is...it'll get here...eventually) and if you're planning to go to a concert this summer, the library has plenty of CDs to tide you over until the weather warms up. Coming to the SAP Center on June 3rd, and while her more recent music is somewhat of a departure from The Fame, she's guaranteed to put on an amazing show. The . . . 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 »

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 »

Duet 'til you're satisfied.

Posted on Friday, February 14, 2014 by Movies_and_Music

Viva Duets Valentine’s Day makes me think of couples and of course, this being a music blog, let's talk about musical partners performing duets. Frank Sinatra set the bar high with his 2 collections of Duets & Duets II - pairing with a diverse group of singers including Bono, Aretha Franklin, Antonio Carlos Jobim and many others. Tony Bennett also has a couple of duet recordings which . . . more »

Duet 'til you're satisfied.

Posted on Friday, February 14, 2014 by Movies_and_Music

Viva Duets Valentine’s Day makes me think of couples and of course, this being a music blog, let's talk about musical partners performing duets. Frank Sinatra set the bar high with his 2 collections of Duets & Duets II - pairing with a diverse group of singers including Bono, Aretha Franklin, Antonio Carlos Jobim and many others. Tony Bennett also has a couple of duet recordings which . . . more »

This Year's Best Country Album

Posted on Friday, February 7, 2014 by Movies_and_Music

Kacey Musgraves at Grammy Awards If y'all want to listen to this year's Country Grammy winner and nominees, visit your local library. Best Country Album Same Trailer, Different Park Kacey Musgraves, winner* Night Train Jason Aldean Two Lanes of Freedom Tim McGraw Based on A True Story Blake Shelton Red Taylor Swift Discover more great movies and music by checking out our Music & Movies blog. ~Vicki image from Billboard.com . . . more »

This Year's Best Country Album

Posted on Friday, February 7, 2014 by Movies_and_Music

Kacey Musgraves at Grammy Awards If y'all want to listen to this year's Country Grammy winner and nominees, visit your local library. Best Country Album Same Trailer, Different Park Kacey Musgraves, winner* Night Train Jason Aldean Two Lanes of Freedom Tim McGraw Based on A True Story Blake Shelton Red Taylor Swift Discover more great movies and music by checking out our Music & Movies blog. ~Vicki image from Billboard.com . . . more »

The Music and Movies Team's Favorite Music of 2013

Posted on Saturday, December 21, 2013 by Movies_and_Music

Despicable Me 2 2013 gave the team a lot to be happy for in so many music genres. We created a list of some of the music that thrilled us the most. Check it out! Here are some highlights. Despicable Me 2 This soundtrack makes me smile. Vicki The Electric Lady One of the slept on R&B artists of the decade who is finally getting recognition this year. . . . more »

Didn't finish your novel this November? Neither did I

Posted on Sunday, December 8, 2013 by Movies_and_Music

Enter the Mowo! With the start of December comes the end of something else - yet another NaNoWriMo! November is National Novel Writing Month, and if you're like me and didn't finish your novel in 30 days but want to keep working on it, here's some non-distracting music to fuel your writing frenzies. Enter the Mowo! Mocean Worker's style of jazz never fails to cheer me up, and . . . more »

Didn't finish your novel this November? Neither did I

Posted on Sunday, December 8, 2013 by Movies_and_Music

Enter the Mowo! With the start of December comes the end of something else - yet another NaNoWriMo! November is National Novel Writing Month, and if you're like me and didn't finish your novel in 30 days but want to keep working on it, here's some non-distracting music to fuel your writing frenzies. Enter the Mowo! Mocean Worker's style of jazz never fails to cheer me up, and . . . more »

Make Your Own Kind of Music

Posted on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 by Movies_and_Music

Ukulele for Dummies Music is a do it yourself art form - with a little help from your friends at the library. Ukulele for Dummies Handmade Music Factory You can teach yourself piano The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Percussion Check out our large selection of books and videos on learning to make and play all kinds of instruments- banjo, guitar, harmonica, trumpet, tabla, violin and many more. . . . more »

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