Showing posts from November, 2012

New Music and a Miscellany of Other (un)Important Things

I found two new bands. They're both so talented and unique and just plain fun that I can't believe I've lived this long without them. Actually, I can...but, you know...

The first group is the Mediaeval Babes. Here's a blurb from their bio: 'Pulling lyrics from mediaeval texts and setting them to original scores using mediaeval and classical instruments, whilst singing in an impressive array of long forgotten languages, the Baebes (offer) a unique musical beauty and outstanding talent.' Sounds like a recipe for general awesome, no? Some of their songs tend to lag with a lack of variety, but many of their pieces are just absolutely brilliant.
The second band is Raising Jane. Here's what their bio has to say: 'Since 2007, Raising Jane has been focused on bringing forth exceptional vocal harmonies in the Folk and Celtic traditions. They have explored old time gospel, roots, country and a-cappella pieces. Without distancing themselves from their love of all…

Recent Craftyness

Wal-Mart had a bunch of earrings on clearance. I had a crafter's heyday (or heyweek)? turning them into various necklaces. I really need to find someplace to dispose of all this jewelry I make...