Music Monday: Townes van Zandt and The Rolling Stones

Shazam to the rescue once again. I was walking through a store the other day, and the song playing over the speakers caught my attention. Since I didn't recognize it, it was time to fire up my Shazam app, and within a couple of seconds, I discovered the song was Dead Flowers, performed by Townes … Continue reading Music Monday: Townes van Zandt and The Rolling Stones

Music Monday: Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles and Mercury

Today's music choice was discovered thanks to Shazam, an app that can identify music, movies, advertising, and television shows, based on a short sample played and using the microphone on the device. But before I get to the song, when I hear the word Shazam, what comes to mind is Gomer Pyle, the main character … Continue reading Music Monday: Solomon, Hercules, Atlas, Zeus, Achilles and Mercury

Music Monday: Shazam to the Rescue, Once Again

We were wandering through one of Singapore's many (and I mean many) malls, and a catchy tune was playing through the loudspeakers at one of the stores. I didn't recognize it all, but thanks to the amazing Shazam app, I was able to find out what the song was and who the artist was, all … Continue reading Music Monday: Shazam to the Rescue, Once Again

Music Monday: I Recognized the Voice, but not the Artist

There we were, my wife and I, sitting in one of our favorite cafes, Playa Bowls in Wayne, on a Saturday morning. We are both somewhat addicted to acai bowls, and Playa makes one of the best ones we've ever had. We were lucky to get the seats by the front window, so we just … Continue reading Music Monday: I Recognized the Voice, but not the Artist