you've got the love

This Music Monday post is brought to you by Florence + The Machine (LOVE). This is a very new love for me (like less than 48 hours) but we're definitely into eachother.

I spent the weekend at my BFF's cottage and since it was a crappy weekend we all just cozied up inside and played countless hours of board games (Carcassonne anyone? YES we're nerds) and listened to music (Florence + The Machine being one of them).

Watch the video I promise you'll be hooked.

August 23, 2010 — Alanna Banks

metric fans unite

Did you hear?!  METRIC will be playing a FREE street concert outside Union Station tonight (August 4) at 7:00 pm.

If you're in NYC they'll be playing a FREE concert at Prospect Park Bandshell at 9:00 pm tomorrow (August 5).

Ya that's right...heard it from me.

August 04, 2010 — Alanna Banks

first day of spring

I just had a major nostalgic music moment! Do you remember these guys? If you and I are in the same age range/anything alike we both likely spent the majority of the mid 90s pining away in our bedrooms listening to a lot of Canadian new rock radio and making mix tapes (sob!).

This song just brouht me back. Enjoy fellow 80s babies. 


July 20, 2010 — Alanna Banks

one year later

Oh the memories! Being a kid in the '80s was so cool.

This is my ode to the King of Pop.


June 25, 2010 — Alanna Banks

check your head

Here's a throw-back to '92 and man did I love these guys! This time of year (first day of summer!) always brings me back to summers in Btown, driving around and blaring the Beastie Boys.

This is my all time fave Beastie Boys song from Check Your Head. Please just have a listen. It will take you back.

Happy summer nights!

June 21, 2010 — Alanna Banks

monday's you can fall apart

I'm not going to lie I'm a super white girl from the city, but I love Nas and can bounce to it with the best of them (stop laughing!).

I needed to chill out to some good rappin' tonight and Nas is my man so enjoy!

If you're not as hard core as me (ha!) T.I. is good too.

June 14, 2010 — Alanna Banks
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mood music

Ever wish you had a ready-made playlist to reflect the mood you're in? Enter STEREOmood the coolest music site EVER!!

Feeling energetic (yep!) they have a playlist for that, going for a walk they've got one for that, making dinner (yum!) they have a playlist for that too. How cool is that?!

Check them out and tune your mood to the music.


June 07, 2010 — Alanna Banks

music monday

Sleighbells, Tell 'Em

I've been digging this tune all day (thanks Ren!) and wish I could rock the eletric guitar.

Now press play and let your inner rocker (air guitar!) take over.

May 31, 2010 — Alanna Banks
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good summer tune

Lisztomania by Phoenix

I'm really loving this song these days and I just learned that they're from Paris (je t'aime!) so no wonder I love them!

Sit back and enjoy!

May 29, 2010 — Alanna Banks

i heart ovaltine

After my big trip to NYC and a game of Ultimate Frisbee I'm tired tonight y'all (a.k.a. this is going to be a short one).

So sit back and relax with a cup of chocolate Ovaltine and listen to Dirty Projectors' Cannibal Resource.

You'll like it. Trust.

May 10, 2010 — Alanna Banks