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Concert Review: Nolwenn Leroy at Drom NYC

Last Tuesday I had the pleasure of seeing Nolwenn Leroy in her American debut, performing at Drom in New York City. Drom is an odd little basement club on Avenue A in the East Village. It’s small, but the acoustics are nice, the food … Continue reading

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Music Monday: The Super Deluxe Edition

I’m going to write this blog post here on WordPress. Then I’m going to go to another blogging site and write the exact same post. Well, it will be mostly the same post. I’ll tack on a little bit of … Continue reading

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Music Monday: My Top Five Male Francophone Singers

As a follow-up to last week’s post, I bring you my top five male francophone singers (in no particular order): Bruno Pelletier The artist that started my francophone music obsession. I still can’t believe that it’s been 15 years. There … Continue reading

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Music Monday: My Top Five Female Francophone Singers

A French music fan from Spain (SPAIN!) recently commented on an old post. The commenter was hoping to explore my blog to find some new music to buy. I’m all for helping other people spend their money! So, in honor … Continue reading

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Our Lady Peace at the Paradise

I saw Our Lady Peace at the Paradise rock club on Sunday night. I went with my friend Maria which was exciting because for most of the shows I’ve seen at the Paradise, I’ve been by myself. Time shifts to … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Americans do love French music!

I consider myself somewhat of an expert in French pop music, but sometimes I still come across something that surprises me. Lately it’s been the discovery that there are an awful lot of classic “American” songs that were actually written … Continue reading

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Travel Thursday: Strange French geography

The other day, one of my favorite French singers, Patrick Fiori, posted his new fall tour dates on Facebook. I was lucky enough to see him perform (twice!) while I was in France last year, so I don’t really care where he … Continue reading

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Music Monday: New albums this fall

We haven’t even seen the first day of summer yet, and I’ve already got my mind on the fall. Specifically, I can’t wait for a bunch of “long-awaited” new releases from some of my favorite artists. Here are few that … Continue reading

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Music Monday: I *heart* radio. Well, I used to…

I just came back from a quick weekend in New York City. We drove down. NYC is only about a 4 hour drive (plus traffic) from Boston, so any trip I’ve ever made there has been via car or bus. … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Eurovision

The Grand Finale of the Eurovision Song Contest is this Saturday, May 26. Since most of the people who read this blog are in North America, I guess I need to explain. The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual song-writing competition among … Continue reading

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