Sunday, January 15, 2012

Website of the week -

This is an excellent resource for serious music collectors. Especially us "geeks" who like to argue about issued versions. You can simply type in the artist and/or album/single and up pops pretty much every known release issued. Get tracklists (with run times) and plenty of cover art. They have a member section if you wish to use their selling and buying facilities (in THREE currencies) too. There are reviews as well. You can even create and manage your own collection online using 'My Discogs.' You DO NOT have to join to search discogs, but you do if you want to set up email alerts when an item on your wishlist appears for sale, etc. You can even join a group if you merely wish to chat/comment/review online. Happy discogging!

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Roger Creager - Having Fun All Wrong (2002)

1. I Can Too
2. Moving On
3. The Morning
4. The Everclear Song
5. Crying, Moaning
6. Feel Again
7. Until The Thought Of You
8. L.A. Freeway
9. Fun All Wrong
10. Let It Roll

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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Brooke White - Songs From The Attic (2006)

1. Free
2. The Way Things Used to Be
3. Dream On
4. Come to my rescue
5. In Love
6. Like I Do
7. Change
8. Yellow
9. Let It Go
10. Follow Me
11. Keep Running

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Saturday, January 7, 2012

Website of the week - Swap Baby Goods

" is the first web site of its kind, providing a friendly place for parents to swap, buy or sell baby items that are no longer needed. Our philosophy is very simple - Why buy when you can swap? Our product focus is baby items; for this reason, our users can enjoy the website, knowing that they are part of a community. Our primary goal is to provide a platform that brings together willing sellers, buyers and swappers in an online marketplace, benefiting everyone involved."

This site is completely free to use. US only though.

Jordan Trotter - Jordan Trotter (2008)

Jordan Trotter's soulful and sultry voice stamps a resounding signature all over her charming and musically diverse debut album from Moonwatcher Music. This intriguing blend of Pop, Country, and Americana Roots music will introduce listeners to this artist's distinctive blend of influences, heard in her vocal style and songs. Each tune is sprinkled with subtle vocal nuances and moments that will make you want to replay the music to hear the artist sing a certain phrase...over and over. Jordan's love for many of the pre-eminent singer-songwriters of the past few decades, such as Bonnie Raitt, James Taylor, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Emmylou Harris is highlighted throughout the course of her self-titled album. Fans of multi-platinum contemporary artists such as Carrie Underwood, Norah Jones, and Kelly Clarkson will identify with her pristine blend of voices that is seemingly familiar, but also refreshingly unique. In the end, the most important ingredient in Jordan's music is her genuine ability to communicate each song's story through her emotive singing, giving the listener a common thread heard in each unique song. Mix in a dazzling smile, charismatic personality, and a dash of southern charm...and you get an irresistible combination.

Veteran Producer Joe Taylor (the successful former recording artist/producer for legendary label RCA Victor) assembled a stellar collection of songwriters and quality songs, including: the powerful pop/country ballad, It Matters To Me, co-written by veteran NYC songsmith, Jeff Franzel (who has previously had his hit songs recorded by Clay Aiken, Shawn Colvin, Hayley Westenra, and Taylor Dayne), and the spiritual ballad, Angels By My Side, written by hit songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman (Faith Hill's This Kiss).

The choice of material and musical textures range from a mellow, funky reading of the Jimi Hendrix classic, The Wind Cries Mary to the upbeat, vivid storytelling of Bonnie & James (written by Jordan and Joe Taylor).

Other standout songs include the bluesy, sultry pop of I Want You, the latin-tinged, mellow sounds of Magia De La Luna, and the finely orchestrated, lush arrangement on the pop-country track Gave Her Wings.

Two classic pop tunes get extreme makeovers...check out the up-tempo, energetic cover of the Joni Mitchell classic, Car On A Hill and the rockin' version of the Aretha Franklin classic, Chain Of Fools.

Every lady has met her "Mr. Wrong", so don't miss the sassy, Southern-fried, funky tune, Ain't Enough.

1. I Want You 3:35
2. Gave Her Wings 4:02
3. It Matters To Me 3:32
4. Bonnie & James 4:46
5. Car On A Hill 4:09
6. Ain't Enough 4:03
7. The Wind Cries Mary 4:11
8. Magia De La Luna 4:21
9. Chain Of Fools 3:40
10. Angels By My Side 4:03
11. Hickory Wind

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