Aug 312015
Rosa Dear ~ by Ruth

Rosa Dear by Ruth ~ I heard this song while watching videos from the wonderful YouTube channel “Vet Ranch.” They use it during closing credit, and I love it. Official music video for “Rosa Dear,” off Ruth’s record “Voilà.” As heard on the YouTube channel Vet Ranch. See larger image Cesar Millan’s Short Guide to

Apr 292015
Welcome Home, Son ~ Radical Face

I notice this song, “Welcome Home, Son” by Radical Face, on the closing credits of the documentary, Forks Over Knives. I liked the acoustical guitar melody. But after reading the lyrics, I can’t say I understand much of what they mean. “Sometimes you’ve got to just let art flow over you.” Welcome Home Son by

Apr 282015
Renegades ~ by X Ambassadors ~ Jeep Commercial

Yet again, my music taste is expanded by music used in a commercial. As Apple did for Feist’s “1,2,3,4”, Jeep does for the X Ambassadors’ “Renegades.” I simply can’t get the melody out of my head, nor the message out of my soul. We all need to be Renegades at some point in our lives.

Nov 232013
Fuck "handicaps" ~ Drummer wanted ~ Dean Zimmer answers the call

Apologies for the NSFW language used in this post. If you read it, you’ll see it’s not gratuitous; it’s appropriate for the context. Leave me a nasty comment if you don’t agree. ~BZ Dean Zimmer found a “Drummer Wanted” ad and decided to try out for the spot. Unfortunately, Zimmer has arthrogryposis, a condition that

Nov 192013
Amanda Palmer ~ The art of asking ~ TED talk

Amanda Palmer gave a TED talk in early 2013 that kinda blew me away. As it started, I was a bit put off or threatened by this bold woman—such are my insecurities. But as I listened, I immediately began to respect this artist, this thinking, feeling, connecting human being. By the end of her talk,