Ibeyi-Ghosts

Losing yourself in music can sometimes save you….. Meet the twin sisters of Ibeyi. Their band name, pronounced ee-bay-ee, means twins in Yorouban language (a Nigerian language that went to Cuba via slavery in the 1700’s). They are Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Diaz. Born to a famous Cuban percussionist of the Buena Vista Social Club, Anga…

Shakey Graves-Dearly Departed

Mood Monday. If you haven’t heard of Shakey Graves, you will. His new album hits on October 7th and it is going to be BIG. I  have shared his music before (take a look) and I have a feeling, I will share it again and again.The song today, “Dearly Departed” is about ghosts. It makes…

Saint Raymond-Young Blood/The River

Welcome back sing songy, summer tunes! I have been listening to Saint Raymond off and on all week. The lyrics, the jumping beat, and the fact that this young fellow just turned 19 is amazing to me. Saint Raymond’s self-penned songs have a perfect combination of lyrical young love, instrumental savvy, and catchy pop appreciation….