Monthly Archives: November 2012

A karaoke-party with Tegan and Sara

I don’t care what anyone says: karaoke is simply awesome. Whether among friends at a birthday party in the basement of a club desperately flirting with the DJ to get that one Backstreet Boys track played or singing along with strangers in a small village in the middle of nowhere in Finland. And if you’re […]

Come as you are, little imaginary hawk.

Chances are you’ll have heard of this band in one way or the other. When I came across the super-sweet love song Boats and Birds for the very first time, it was because of a cover by The Age of Rockets that opened up for me a whole world of New Yorkers that knew each […]

Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You

With the temperatures over here dropping dramatically, it’s difficult to imagine a cosy place that isn’t near a camp fire or a radiator; I’ve already quite forgotten about the comfortable warmth of early Autumn dusk and yet, this Ice Cream session in a backyard, courtesy of Tune Parade, manages to bring back some memories of […]

you gave up on me, darling.

It all started with a glitchy, lazy synth-pop tune: If the vocals weren’t so clear and  hazily beautiful – think my beloved Audrey – the Canadian-Norwegian duo Bow To Each Other probably wouldn’t have gotten away with such a cheesy-sounding track that has everything in its melody we learned to dislike from the worst of […]