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11May/120

“We Are Young” Acapella

By Pentatonix:

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7Jul/110

1 Girl, 1 Cup, 1 Amazing Voice

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29Apr/110

Keynes vs. Hayek: Round Two

Perhaps you recall their first meeting - well, these two diametrically opposed economists meet again to discuss our current economic situation. Impressive production for their second video:

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20Apr/110

The Once: Anthem

The Once are a wonderfully eclectic band from Newfoundland that I recently discovered via a facebook post from a High School friend who had in turn heard them playing on NPR's Vinyl Cafe (it is a twisted web we weave, indeed).

They sang two songs during their April 9th performance on the Vinyl Cafe - the second, called "Anthem", struck me to the core when I first heard it. The lead singer's voice, powerful and personal, speaks of a hope and light that can penetrate even the most overwhelming darkness. It is beautiful:

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+ Lyrics (click to expand):

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27Mar/111

Four Chord Songs

... and that is why I mostly listen to podcasts and NPR 🙂

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