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Monday morning music: Lucy Wainwright Roche and Agnes Obel

Lucy Wainwright Roche – Seek and Hide (Feat. Colin Meloy)


When I heard Lucy Wainwright Roche had released a solo album, I was absolutely ecstatic. Daughter of Suzzy Roche and Loudon Wainwright and half-sister of Rufus and Martha Wainwright, music runs in the family – and Lucy is no exception. [Read on...]

Monday morning music: Mindy Gledhill and Ivy Levan

Happy Monday, folks! Benjamin here!

This morning, I’ll be featuring two newly released tracks that I cannot get enough of by the musicians Ivy Levan and Mindy Gledhill. Both artists have a moderately-sized but very devoted and growing following, though their stylings are very different.

Mindy Gledhill – Pocketful Of Poetry

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Monday morning music: Tennis and Laura Mvula


Greetings from Michigan! I’m Benjamin Jenkins, an old friend of Sami’s. I work as a graphic designer and associate editor for a Michigan-based LGBT-centric newspaper. Sami and I have been sharing our musical muses since we were kids, so she has asked me to start writing Monday morning musics!

This morning, [Read on...]

Monday morning music: Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend

Good morning! This month’s edition of Monday morning music is inspired by my upcoming trip to Mexico! Vampire Weekend is an American rock band, but Horchata is a traditional Latin American drink. It’s typically made with ground almonds, though its recipe varies in different countries. In Mexico, it’s made with rice, [Read on...]

Monday morning music: Daughter

Daughter at The Sinclair Cambridge MA

I’m so glad my friend Beata took us to see English indie folk band Daughter, live at The Sinclair in Cambridge this weekend. Lead singer Elena Tonra is adorable, and her voice makes me swoon. She and I also currently have the same haircut! Daughter is perfect for [Read on...]