This year’s crop of Academy Award nominees is dross. Find out why.
Movie reviews included in this episode: HER, American Hustle, and The Wolf Of Wall Street.
Watching the Oscars tonight? Because Focus On The Family wants you to beware. Hear their reviews read verbatim via Focus On The Filth.Played 764 times.
For your weekend enjoyment, an interview I did recently with @seedsofmusic - Way more than you wanted to know about my music and techniques, ideas on art-making (half of which come from conversations with my other artist friends) and all my tells if you can spot them. You’ll want a cup of tea and a sit spot for this one.
Here it is again, the super unscientific list of the top 40 tracks on A Little More Vodka, A Little Less Milk for the previous year, 2013. Thanks again for your comments likes and reblogs this past year! The list is sorted alphabetically by artist and is not ranked at all:
So glad to be included in such good company in the top 40 tracks of 2013 list by A Little More Vodka!
Woah! - #1 song of the year by reputable music reviewers Independent Clauses. Honored and Humbled! http://independentclauses.com/top-ten-songs-of-the-year-2/
Ringing in 2014 with my bride @desirea_still - a quiet Oregon evening, her with a Fitzgerald, me with a Black Lily (created by mixologist @it le4d ) and Dandelion Chocolate.
Write up in Vents Magazine about my Christmas EP - out today. Here’s the link: http://www.calameo.com/read/0004666400cccec468fae
And to listen / buy you can go here:
I recorded this project and wrapped it up in a single week, between chopping wood and preparing our place for winter. More background herein.
In The Bleak Midwinter…
I’ll post about this a couple more times in the coming days. I’ve just released a short Christmas EP,
For you penniless folks, you can enjoy it on Spotify! And don’t feel bad about that; I’m often penniless myself.
Merry Christmas everybody!
photo of the big oak on our farm by my wife @desireastill
Rowing a race is an art, not a frantic scramble. It must be rowed with head power as well as hand power. From the first stroke all thoughts of the other crew must be blocked out. Your thoughts must be directed to you and your own boat, always positive, never negative.
- George Yeoman Pocock, The Boys In The Boat"
Today I’ve released a short Christmas EP. Every Mother’s Child.
Two Carols and a Christmas classic, The Christmas Song (Chestnuts…) This one using Guitar, Voice and Tuned Wine Glasses.
The EP is available on iTunes, etc, but I’m promoting it via Bandcamp because I’m splitting the profits this holiday season with:
Project Night Night. Helping kids in shelters to have better nights; better dreams.
This Year I’ve recorded three of my favorite Christmas songs. They will be available on Dec 10th but you can preview one of them and preorder here: https://jonnyrodgers.bandcamp.com - Every Mother’s Child. And I donate half of the proceeds to Project Night Night this Christmas Season!
Every Mother’s Child - 3 Songs For Christmas.
I’ve been performing Christmas songs for years, in shows with friends all over the country. I’ve just recorded three of my favorites.
Release on Dec 10th. You can preview/preorder Here:
I’ll be donating a portion of the proceeds this holiday season to Project Night Night. They provide homeless children with a tote bag filled with a blanket, book and stuffed animal. Helping children to have sweeter dreams.
Merry Christmas Everybody!