Posts Tagged: a capella

Swinging Modern Sounds #75: The Petra Haden Story

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At every turn, Haden’s decisions, while labor-intensive and rigorous, feel fresh, passionate, funny, and new.

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Song of the Day: “Heavenly Father”

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Justin Vernon, the songwriter and front man for inimitable indie group Bon Iver, has had a busy few years. Aside from curating his second homegrown Wisconsin music festival this year along with The National’s Aaron Dessner, he’s also performed in several high-profile collaborations with Kanye West, been parodied by Justin Timberlake on SNL, and starred in an ad for […]

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Song of the Day: “For the Longest Time”

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Billy Joel’s long career has garnered him perhaps more accolades than are possible to enumerate. In 2013, he received a Kennedy Center Honor—the equivalent of the French Legion of Honor or the English Knighthood—after a reception dinner hosted by President Obama and the First Lady. Joel is also a member of the Rock & Roll Hall […]

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