Hidden Gem: Maggie Szabo “Tidal Waves and Hurricanes”

Take thumping drums, a voice rich in soul and toss in a scorned woman and you have the Tidal Waves & Hurricanes video. I feel bad for the guy, not sure what he did but he did something wrong. And boy is he paying a hefty price. Glad it’s not me and I can pantslessly enjoy this video as part of Maggie’s monumental journey.

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Recommended Reading: 2016 Books Coming Soon…

Rather than a traditional book list written in past tense as I come across fascinating new books being announced I’ll continually update this post. At the bottom is a Last Updated date.

February
2: Sing to Me My Story of Making Music CoverEpic Records CEO L.A. Reid recounts meeting Rihanna for the first time in this exclusive excerpt from his memoir Sing to Me: My Story of Making Music, Finding Magic, and Searching for Who’s Next.
Excerpt: Billboard

LEONARD My Fifty Year Friendship16: Leonard My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man by William Shatner with David Fisher
Excerpt: Publisher

March
Batman Nerd Culture22: The Caped Crusade: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture by Glen Weldon
Excerpt: io9

April
26: Shoe Dog by Phil Knight
Source: Sole Collector

June
Chuck Klosterman7: What If We’re Wrong: Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past by Chuck Klosterman
Source: Vulture

Last Updated: March 20, 2016

Hidden Gem: Young Galaxy “Ready To Shine”

Sammy Younan

Girth Radio Presents…

A subtle soft warm wooing with contagious repetition…shame this is out now and not during the Summer!

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Illuminated Chronicles: Xmas-Men Trailer

It’s that time of year again…well, Christmas I suppose but also for Grant Cermak and friends to release their annual Christmas trailer. You know how every Halloween the Simpsons do that Treehouse of Horror special?

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Hidden Gem: Pusha T feat Kanye West “M.P.A.”

Sammy Younan

Girth Radio Presents…

Yes! The sparse hypnotic production means you can focus on the words; often with rap the beat is the distracting and seductive belly dancer capturing your entire attention. Which is cool since Pusha T has some relevant things to share:

“The three leading killers of you niggas
Is the shit that’s most appealing to you niggas”

M.P.A. = Money Pussy Alcohol:

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Illuminated Chronicles: Talking Shop With Bernie Sanders

Sammy Younan

Girth Radio Presents…

Ladies and Gentlemen…the next President of the United States of America…Bernie Sanders!

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Hidden Gem: Miami Horror “Love Like Mine (Cleopold Remix)”

Sammy Younan

Girth Radio Presents…

A few listens inspired the following stream of consciousnesses…

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Illuminated Chronicles: SNL-Close Encounter

Hey Girl…do you like comedy sketches about alien abductions?

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Hidden Gem: Jaymes Young “Moondust (Stripped)”

Sammy Younan

Girth Radio Presents…

Came across this hauntingly beautiful tune as the Music Supervisor for Someone Not There (a romantic web series).


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Hidden Gem: DJ Earworm “United State of Pop 2015”

Sammy Younan

Girth Radio Presents…

United State of Pop 2015! One of pop culture’s best traditions…DJ Earworm closes 2015; every year with his popular pop mashup of the best hits. This is what we danced too, cried too, put on mixtapes and said ugh before turning the radio dial (oh yeah, it’s 2015).

Better than an advent calendar and more popular than Tickle Me Elmo here is United State of Pop 2015:

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