Monthly Archives: December 2011

Eight Christmas Albums We’re Listening To

December 22nd, 2011 | by Jordan Petersen

We put together a list of some of our favorite Christmas albums from the past ten years. It is in no way comprehensive, of course, but it's a worthwhile sampling of some of the best original holiday-themed music from some great, lesser-known artists


Ask Amanda: The Thing About Movie Trailers

December 20th, 2011 | by Amanda Taylor

My ultimate dream would be to have a movie trailer made of my life. Important characters showcased, perfect music chosen, impressive shots of me smiling with sun flares in the background. With great hair, of course


REVIEW: The Muppets

December 8th, 2011 | by Jordan Petersen

This is a movie for everyone, from kid to grown-up, popcorn-fister to jaded critic. That's the quality that made the Muppets so enduringly endearing — and no one since has quite filled the hole Jim left when he died. Until now


“Flamenco Sketches” — Miles Davis

December 7th, 2011 | by Chase Larson

Probably the most influential album from perhaps the greatest jazz artist of all time is Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue. A standout on an already stellar record, “Flamenco Sketches” was the only tune recorded in a single take. As distinct as any great musician’s voice, Miles Davis’ trumpet tone leads a musical revolution


Q&A With Justin Young

December 2nd, 2011 | by Chase Larson

Justin Young has captivated crowds with a sound beyond acoustic pop — island influenced yet undeniably soulful. SOUND spoke with him about playing with Colbie Caillat, how to "make it" in the industry and where he intends to go in the future



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