Saturday, April 21, 2012

Something Else Worth A Thousand Words

I've heard a wee bit more of Le Vent du Nord of late than has previously been my priviledge, and while I've never heard a track of theirs that I didn't like, I thought this song stood out among their best.
Mind,  I haven't the slightest as to what they're saying, yet I don't particularly feel the loss of verbal cues, given the musical ones. If you're missing a word or two, you can join me in being at the mercy of their wonderfully informative official band website; come to find out, the words convey every bit as fond and as sad a sentiment as the tune suggests.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

A Good Time

The videos of the CD release party for Natalie MacMaster's latest are just plain delightful; if your musical side needs a bit of inspiration--look no further.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

If You Go Around Naming Everything Like That, You're Bound to Run Out of Inspiration Sometime

Bullfinch's Mythology says that Geoffrey of Monmouth wrote of King Arthur: "Over his shoulders he throws his shield called Priwen. . .Girt with Caliburn, a most excellent sword, and fabricated in the isle of Avalon, he graces his right hand with the lance named Ron."