As regular BB readers know, I'm a big fan of Seattle indie folk group The Head & The Heart. Their gorgeous new album, Let's Be Still, is out this week on Sub Pop Records. I previously posted a free stream of the full 13-song LP that, as I wrote, "showcases the group's diverse musical interests and pushes their repertoire beyond the neo-Americana they mastered with their eponymous 2011 release and into more diverse sonic territories." Boing Boing is thrilled to premiere this new video for the song "Shake," from Let's Be Still. It's directed by E. Ryan McMackin. The Head & The Heart are currently on tour in the United States through December. My wife saw them perform an intimate show in Brooklyn last week at the Music Hall of Williamsburg and was floored by the power and beauty of the songs, and the fine musicianship.
Yesterday saw the release of Canadian artist, graphic novelist, and scratch DJ Kid Koala’s latest record, his fifth, Music to Draw To: Satellite. An ambient concept record, Music to Draw To: Satellite is about a pair of lovers separated by a one-way trip to Mars. Each track is like a sonic love letter, an expression […]
You know as well as I that writing complex, long-long form text requires significant organization. You’re probably also well aware that Word just isn’t up to the task. That’s why I’m a huge fan of Scrivener, the software suite used by best-selling authors and technical writers alike.Scrivener is much more than another digital typewriter. With a […]
Looking to upgrade your weekend? Here are three randomly awesome products on my mind this week.#3 FRESHeBUDS Pro Magnetic Bluetooth EarbudsAs more and more phones and gadgets switch to Bluetooth-only compatibility, you’ll need to get Bluetooth headphones like the rest of us. I’ve been super impressed with these affordable magnetic headphones. Pull the magnetic earbuds apart to auto-connect […]
Traditional folding wallets are designed for paper bills—but these days, carrying cash is rarely a necessity. More often than not, I don’t carry cash at all. This Bogui Clik Wallet is the best answer I’ve found for avoiding the hassle of those tight-fitting credit card pockets.This attractive, minimalist wallet features a protective lip, so my cards don’t […]