Ten-year-old Isabella Nicola was born with a partially-developed left arm, but she hasn’t let that stand in the way of achieving her dream to play the violin.
With the help of some bio-engineering students from George Mason University and a 3-D printer, Isabella now has a specially designed prosthetic to help her reach that goal. ... [Read More]
40 years after the release of their self titled debut album, Blondie, the pioneering new wave and punk band led by rock royal Debbie Harry, is releasing their 11th record, Pollinator, on May 5th. This is the official video for "Long Time”, one of the album’s singles… does anyone else hear hints of "Heart Of Glass" (1978)?
"Heart Of Glass" (1978) ... [Read More]
On March 27th, poet and activist Mona Haydar released 'Hijabi', her first single and music video, in honor of Muslim Women's Day. Mona created the video to challenge perceptions surrounding Islam.
In a post on Facebook she shared, “This song is from my upcoming EP titled One. ... [Read More]
Last Wednesday, beloved and pioneering television actress Mary Tyler Moore died at the age of 80. Tributes were posted all over social media, and renewed interest started to swirl around this 21-year-old video of Joan Jett & the Blackhearts performing their rockin' cover of “Love is All Around” - The Mary Tyler Moore Show ... [Read More]
Meet Girl You Should Know Claire Ryann, a.k.a. the Tiny Musician. She's 4 years old and "loves to sing and spread around happiness with projects she makes with her Dad (Dave Crosby)". We cannot think of anything that we needed to hear more this week than the two of them doing a live cover of Randy Newman's ... [Read More]
Kaylee Rodgers, a student at the Killard House School in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland, wowed the audience at the school’s annual choir concert last week with her performance of a version of Leonard Cohen's “Hallelujah.”
According to the school’s website, Killard provides a “nurturing, supportive and safe environment for children and ... [Read More]
Don’t hush, darling, go ahead and cry.
Like those starlings, fill up the sky.
Don’t be afraid to take up space,
You should be seen.
And don’t choose princess, when you should be the Queen.
(listen to full song below)
These are the empowering opening lyrics from Don’t Hush, Darling the new, hauntingly beautiful anti-lullaby from ... [Read More]
Last week we heard the sad news that brilliant soul and funk singer Sharon Jones, of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, passed away at the age of 61 after battling pancreatic cancer.
Success didn’t come easy for the singer. In the 90’s she had pretty much given up trying to build a music career after being told ... [Read More]