Category Archives: Music

1989 – Taylor Swift: A Drinking Game

This album sucks so much I decided to make a drinking game out of it to get my money’s worth. I PREORDERED IT. Go on, laugh. I was hoping for another Fearless or Speak Now, okay!? It’s Thursday and the work day’s done, … Continue reading

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Alive – Anthony Lamarr

Early in the year, one of my yoga students asked me to teach a special class that he could film and turn into a music video to accompany a song he had written. It turned out so beautifully that I … Continue reading

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Dessa – Warsaw

Dessa’s album Parts of Speech is all poetry balanced by raw conviction. If you’re a stranger to this blog, you should know that I admire and frequently profile fierce women who can weave their words together in a way that makes you look … Continue reading

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Scavenger Hunt – Lost

This is kind of perfect. It’s like Robyn had a love-child with Chvrches. I’m not mad.

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Way Overdue Praise for Beyonce’s Eponymous Album

I’ve been loving on Beyonce’s most recent, self-titled album since it came out toward the end of last year. “XO” and “Superpower” (a collaborative track with Frank Ocean, another love of mine) have been staples on my playlists for class. … Continue reading

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Playlist: Sun in Pisces Flow

The sun moved into Pisces on the 18th. It’s coming up on my 25th birthday. People born during this sign are said to be creatures of compassion & creativity. Weaknesses include oversensitivity & indecisiveness. True & true. The shift in … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Q-106 & Country Radio Stations Everywhere: If You Value Women’s Lives, Please Stop Playing “Redneck Crazy”

I see I have some explaining to do. I’m going to have to admit to listening to (and liking) country music before I get any farther. As a young woman of Middle Eastern descent who grew up first-generation American in the … Continue reading

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San Fermin – Sonsick

My friend Paige sent me this playlist the other day. I listened to it while I relaxed last night after teaching back-to-back hot classes & stumbled across this song. I like the lyrics a lot: I found me a hopeless … Continue reading

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alt-J – Tessellate

I’ll be opening up my flow classes this week with this here jam. My friend Steven turned me onto this band about a month ago & I can’t turn it off. Be sure to check out Ellie Goulding’s cover of their song, too.  A … Continue reading

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HAIM – The Wire

  I am loving this song right now & can’t stop playing it in my classes. It doesn’t help that the band is made up of three awesome sisters  & the video challenges traditional relationship gender roles by portraying men … Continue reading

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