Mad World – Social Distancing Edition

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEpfvTdR5-U Mad World performed by Curtis Smith of Tears for Fears and his daughter If the pandemic has been good for anything, it has led to the production of a lot of great content from musicians since touring isn't really an option. Look no further than NPR for their Tiny Desk (home) Concerts, or Billboard's list of Livestream & Virtual Concerts. And if...

Folly of the Week – A Bang and Olufsen History Lesson

Each Friday, Andrew and friends will tell you about something that caught their attention this week – a song, a book, a video game. If you have suggestions for Folly of the Week, send it to us at inpraiseoffolly@gmail.com. The brand Bang & Olufsen has become synonymous with audio and video quality, selling some of the most lauded speakers in the world - though not without the...

Folly of the Week – Gorillaz and Defying Genre

Each Friday, Andrew and friends will tell you about something that caught their attention this week – a song, a book, a video game. If you have suggestions for Folly of the Week, send it to us at inpraiseoffolly@gmail.com. I've read pieces in the past about the Gorillaz, but an article recently surfaced on AVClub with the intriguing title "Gorillaz revolutionized pop music without actually...

Folly of the Week – Allen Toussaint, ‘American Tunes’

Each Friday, Andrew and friends will tell you about something that caught their attention this week – a song, a book, a video game. If you have suggestions for Folly of the Week, send it to us at inpraiseoffolly@gmail.com. I've long been a fan of Allen Toussaint, and was saddened when he passed away late last year. Getting one more album of his work almost seems too good to be true, though I'm...