Posted in Monday Music Mix, Random Stuff

Monday Music Mix #7 (Delayed)

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Welcome again to the weekly “Monday Music Mix” challenge from fellow blogger Steve.

For those who don’t know. Every week he’ll post three new questions with the answer being a song title. Here’s a reminder of the rules

(1) Go to the music player of your choice and put it on shuffle
(2) Say the questions aloud and press play
(3) Use the song title as your answers
(4) NO CHEATING

Here are this week’s results: Continue reading “Monday Music Mix #7 (Delayed)”

Posted in Random Stuff

Monday Music Mix #6

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Welcome again to the weekly “Monday Music Mix” challenge from fellow blogger Steve.

For those who don’t know. Every week he’ll post three new questions with the answer being a song title. Here’s a reminder of the rules

(1) Go to the music player of your choice and put it on shuffle
(2) Say the questions aloud and press play
(3) Use the song title as your answers
(4) NO CHEATING

Here are this week’s results: Continue reading “Monday Music Mix #6”

Posted in Random Stuff

Have your say! Vote for “ALBUM OF THE YEAR” for the KuKo’s Choice Awards

Posted in Best of 2013, Top Tens

Top Ten: BEST SONGS OF 2013

best-albums2013 in music was actually a pretty good year. Characterized by amazing comebacks and breakthrough acts. Outstanding records have been made in all genres including indie pop, alternative rock, urban music, soul, and even country.

As most of you have found out Rolling StonesEntertainment WeeklyPitchfork MediaBillboard have already compiled their “Best of..the Year” lists. In order to catch up with these big magazines The Gramophone Reporter have also ranked the ten best songs of the yearContinue reading “Top Ten: BEST SONGS OF 2013”

Posted in Best of 2013, Top Tens

Top Ten: BEST ALBUMS OF 2013

best-albums2013 in music was actually a pretty good year. Characterized by amazing comebacks and breakthrough acts. Outstanding records have been made in all genres including indie pop, alternative rock, urban music, soul, and even country.

As most of you have found out Rolling Stones, Entertainment Weekly, Pitchfork Media, Billboard have already compiled their “Best of..the Year” lists. In order to catch up with these big magazines The Gramophone Reporter have also ranked the ten best albums of the year.  Continue reading “Top Ten: BEST ALBUMS OF 2013”

Posted in Other Music Awards

86th Oscars: The 75 hopefuls for Best Original Song

ACMI_14The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences released tonight the list of eligible songs for the Best Original Song category for next year’s Oscars. The 86th edition of the awards will take place on Sunday, March 2nd at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. The nominations will be announced on Thursday, January 16th at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Los Angeles.

A total of seventy-five songs will compete for the five available spots in the Academy Award for Best Original Song. The award goes to the songwriter. And in order to be eligible, a song must contain both lyrics and music, be specifically written for the film, and being played during the movie or at the beginning of the final credits. Furthermore, only two songs per film may get nominated.

The following is a list of the eligible songs, in alphabetical order:  Continue reading “86th Oscars: The 75 hopefuls for Best Original Song”

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Monday Music Mix (Week 5)

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Welcome again to the weekly “Monday Music Mix” challenge from fellow blogger Steve.

For those who don’t know. Every week he’ll post three new questions with the answer being a song title. Here’s a reminder of the rules

(1) Go to the music player of your choice and put it on shuffle
(2) Say the questions aloud and press play
(3) Use the song title as your answers
(4) NO CHEATING

Here are this week’s results: Continue reading “Monday Music Mix (Week 5)”

Posted in Random Stuff

1st KuKo’s Choice Award: And the winners are…

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The winners for the 1st KuKo’s Choice Awards have just been decided. Winners for each of the Album-categories will compete again for the “ALBUM OF THE YEAR” title through an online web poll, voted by you, the reader in the next couple of days. As a reminder, the KuKo’s Choice Award are my own personal version of a music awards show. Now, let’s take a look at the winners:  Continue reading “1st KuKo’s Choice Award: And the winners are…”