Category Archives: Music

American Idol Top 10 Performance Show Recap: What a Difference a Mentor Makes

What a difference a mentor makes. Usher came in to mentor the previously lackluster crop of contestants and seemingly transformed them overnight. This is the first week that it feels like there is an actual competition at foot and not … Continue reading

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American Idol: Top 11 Performance Show Recap

When I heard that Miley Cyrus was going to be this week’s surprise guest mentor and I saw the list of songs that the American Idol hopefuls chose, I predicted that this would be, without a doubt, the single worst … Continue reading

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She & Him – Volume 2

She & Him is a wonderful collaboration between two unique and talented artists. She is Zooey Deschanel, the actress known for her roles in a variety of films including Almost Famous, Elf, All the Real Girls, and (500) Days of … Continue reading

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American Idol Top 12 Performance Show Recap

After twenty-one episodes of auditions around the country, in Hollywood and semifinal performances, we finally get to what we’ve been waiting for: the top 12. This is the finals and everyone has to step up their game or they will … Continue reading

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American Idol: Top 8 Boys Performance Show Recap

After four really good performances by the girls last night, the boys took the stage and gave us a show not quite as good as the girls. The boys demonstrated once again that they really are behind in quality and … Continue reading

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American Idol: Top 8 Girls Performance Show Recap

This week’s girls’ performance show felt mighty rushed. While I was glad that they went from 2 hours down to 1, I was a bit disappointed with how the show just flew by. It seemed like every performance just came … Continue reading

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She & Him – In the Sun

I loved She & Him’s first album Vol. 1, the collaboration between Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward. It’s a fantastic album the is reminiscent of early ’60s girl groups, but with a lot more to it. M. Ward does all … Continue reading

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