Goodbye 2013 and hello 2014! In the spirit of change and renewal, beginnings and endings, the old and the new, we offer you this swell collection of groovy tunes. Happy 2014, Ladybuds!
Toni DePass / Music, Music & Culture, Playlists / 2013, Albums, Alt Rock, Am I blind, Bluegrass, bonobo, Coming Home, daft punk, Devendra Barnhart, electro rock, Experiemental, Folk, French House, Halasan Bazar, Indie Folk, indie pop, Indigo Meadow, ladybudmag, Lies by Fire, Light of my Day, Lily & Madeline, lorde, Mala, Morcheeba, neo-psychedelic, No Guns Allowed, psych pop, Pure Heroine, Random Access Memories, Red Ember, Reincarnated, Shaking the Habitual, snoop dogg, snoop lion, Soko, Space Junk, Steve Drozd, Still Corners, Stop and Break, The Black Angels, The Flaming Lips, The Knife, toni depass, Top 10, Wakes in Shadow, Zola Jesus /
As 2013 winds to a close, we reflect on another fantastic year of music that has graced our ears and left aural imprints on our souls. Here, in no particular order, are my picks for the top ten albums of 2013: 1) Red Ember: Wakes in Shadow, Lies by Fire Genre: Modern Bluegrass, folk The […]
Ladybud Admin / Playlists / bright eyes, choklate, christmas songs, cold specks, deep east music, diana krall, fleet foxes, freelance whales, Ginger Coyle, holiday songs, iron & wine, ladybud, ladybudmag, matthew and the atlas, mumford and sons, norah jones, sufjan stevens, the groove gallery, the pogues, toots thielemans, willie nelson /
Tired of the old standard Christmas carols? Come in from the cold, relax by the fire, and chilly chill while you rejuvenate your holiday spirit with our kickass collection of mellow cool and occasionally amusing winter tunes. Happy Holidays from Ladybud!
Ladybud Admin / Culture, Playlists / beastie boys, bee gees, bill hale, california honeydrops, carolina chocolate drops, cecil payne, chris murray, dan barnett, dave hewson, dee dee sharp, dog on fleas, gratitude, la familia sextet, LAKE, ohio players, riot jazz brass band, thanksgiving, thanksgiving songs, townes van zandt, tufurkey, turkey, willie martinez /
Relax, take a load off, pause for a moment and reflect on everything you’re thankful for. Breathe in the good, breathe out the bad, inhale, exhale (feel free to inhale a few extra times more if visiting relatives are driving you crazy). And then, check out these funky, family-friendly tunes while you cook, eat, and […]
Ladybud Admin / Culture, Music / addie hamilton, blurred lines, collie buddz, cover band, cover music, covers, emily hackett, forever182, high grade, i want you back, jackson 5, justin bieber, lake street dive, lorde, mary jane, megan davies, miley cyrus, music, postmodern jukebox, robin thicke, royals, scott bradlee, we can't stop, youtube, youtube covers /
PHOTO: Anthony Catalano Ever looked for a particular song on youtube and instead found dozens or even hundreds of cover versions? Yes, we agree, some of them undoubtedly suck, but others are true gems. Here are 5 covers of popular songs that we daresay improve on the originals. 1. Lorde’s “Royals” by Megan Davies and […]
Brooke Gilbert / Activism, Culture, Music / activists, AMPLIFY Project, best practices, change, Club Health, colorado, compassion, condoms, counseling, DanceSafe, denver, Desert Rocks, DONATE TO AMPLIFY PROJECT, drug policy alliance, drug policy reform, drug use proactive, ear plugs, Electronic Music Alliance, factual drug info, failed, festival, government officials, grassroots organizers, harm reduction, hydrate, International Drug Policy Reform 2013 Conference, live music community, Medical, medical personnel, musicians, new york, nightlife, organizing, outreach, police intervention, policy change, political, researchers, Rootwire Music & Arts Festival, safety guide, san francisco, social, socially conscious, ssdp, students for sensible drug policy, summer, Summer Camp Music Festival, transport, united states, war on drugs /
PHOTO (above): Thank Me Next Time Photography The AMPLIFY Project was started over 6 years ago by a dedicated drug policy reformer and socially conscious musician who saw the power of utilizing the live music community as a platform for organizing around social and political change. In the most basic sense, AMPLIFY is a project of […]
Ladybud Admin / Music, Playlists / autumn, eels, ella fitzgerald, fall, george jones, iron and wine, lorez alexandria, louis armstrong, neville brothers, sam yahel, spotify playlist, the eagles, the last bison, the magnetic fields, vitamin string quartet, wyclef jean /
PHOTO: Indy Kethdy Ah, Autumn…Leaves are changing, holiday stress is approaching, and yeah, it’s fucking cold. Our remedy? Curl up under your coziest blanket in front of a crackling fire with a glass of Malbec and some sweet indica in a homemade pumpkin pipe, while you listen to these dope-ass tunes.
Ladybud Admin / Music, Playlists / amanda bushwacker, angelica, bob marley, cannabis, cat power, eric clapton, grow, harvest, harvest moon, introspective, ladybud, ladybud magazine, ladybudmag, lamb, let it grow, modest mouse, neil young, redemption song, sea of love, wake owl, wild country, women /
by Amanda Bushwacker It’s that time of year, the fruits, vegetables and buds have swollen ripe in the fields, we are all gathering together to prepare the harvest for consumption. These are the best songs to toke and work to, introspective, beautiful and grounding. Cause I’m still in love with you… on this Harvest Moon.
Susan Squibb / Music, Playlists / Amanda Palmer, Devotchka, Dresden Dolls, Gogol Bordello, ladybud, ladybud magazine, ladybudmag, pretty lights, Red Rocks, Robert Plant, susan squibb, The Black Angels, Widespread Panic /
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, near Denver, Colorado is the best place on earth to see a live music performance. It’s my favorite place to be during the summer and I’ve seen over 200 shows at this rugged and beautiful paradise. Here’s my Spotify music mix from the best shows this summer.’ Three amazing shows that form […]
Mary Jane Doe / Music, Playlists / cannabis, colorado, denver, die antwoord, jenny kush, ladybud, ladybud magazine, ladybudmag, marijuana, maryjane doe, mos def, music, playists, pop will eat itself, rob zombie, squarepusher, system of a down, the black keys, women /
Photo courtesy of the Jenny Kush Facebook page RIP Jenny Kush. Activist for a greener world, slain by someone else’s alcohol abuse. Is there a “Heaven of 1000 Ironies”? HELP JENNY’S FOUR CHILDREN by DONATING TO THE FUNDRAZR her loving friends have set up for her HERE. Jenny gave so much to us, let’s give […]