Author Archives: preetybird

About preetybird

Just another run-of-the-mill mysterious microcosm of magic, music, merriment and malevolence.

I won’t forget the way you held me up when I was down

There are so many types of love.  All-encompassing, romantic, tragic, fated, passionate, comfortable, safe, benign, unhealthy, obsessive, fearful the list could go on for days. Most loves float through these types predictably like the phases of the moon until they … Continue reading

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Sometimes I question who I am, sometimes I question why I’m here

I’m not sure if I would classify myself as a Macklemore and Ryan Lewis fan.  I hate that new song Downtown, so much. It’s corny AF.  But I really, really love their Nardwuar, the Human Serviette interview where they give … Continue reading

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I could freestyle to a dolphin and a tambourine – @Jodyhighroller world’s funnest & funniest MC

Riff Raff is your favourite funny rapper.  His 2014 CD, Neon Icon, is filled with weird and hilarious rhymes and infectious, pulsing beats.  It’s official, you can no longer sleep on Riff Raff, aka Jody Highroller, aka the Versace Python, aka … Continue reading

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Life Gets Busy and Hard & Sometimes You Need to Just Get Stoopid

This is my gift to you, the #GetStoopid Playlist.  It’s meant for sweaty dance parties, calling in sick to work from the Airport and not being able to see straight. Hey, summer: I missed you! Now let’s lose our minds.

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It Ain’t No Fun to Be Lonely

There’s something to be said for having a distinct sound.  And after just two albums, you’d be hard pressed to mistake an Alabama Shakes song for anything else. At first listen, their music conjures up images of campfires, singalongs, and … Continue reading

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Are You Down With It?

I have no shame in admitting I still have a lot of love for Girlicious. Never heard of them?  Well, you’re not the only one.  They were a girl group created by Pussycat Dolls founder, Robyn Antin and stars of … Continue reading

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@Hozier Slays Ariana Grande and Warren G

There’s nothing I love more that a great cover and there’s no better place to hear a great, unique cover than the BBC Live Lounge. Check out this amazing cover Hozier did over the weekend mashing up Ariana Grande’s “Problem” … Continue reading

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