Music & Words

Indie music blog. Their music, our words, in perfect harmony.

#30BandsIn30Days Train: more than a band

Heather talks to Mindi about the band, their music and the best of times.

22 April, 2016 · 3 Comments

Suit Up, Safety Suit Fans: Things Are Looking Up! #30bandsin30days

We welcome Tandra today as our guest contributor about the American band, SafetySuit.

22 April, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Coronas

Indie rock band from Ireland.   One of their best lines: “Will you wait ’til you see me before you do something that we could never get over?”   Quick … Continue reading

4 April, 2016 · 13 Comments

The Blizzards (with a special podcast)

One of the Irish bands that brought indie rock to the radio waves paving the road for the likes of Kodaline, The Script and Hozier. She’s trouble… and expensive pension … Continue reading

2 April, 2016 · 17 Comments

Andrew Allen

Andrew’s acoustic pop-rock is peppered with southern, even Jamaican sounds that fit his smokey voice so neatly. I never thought that you might leave me behind And I’m hoping that … Continue reading

1 April, 2016 · 25 Comments

April’s edition: 30 bands in 30 days

Have I told you about the A to Z challenge yet? (Yeees, of course!) I love this blogging challenge, chuck full of creative posts from all over the world throughout … Continue reading

20 March, 2016 · 41 Comments

6 things about the #AtoZChallenge that’ll make you sign up

If you’re a blogger or blog-follower (is there a difference any more?) you’ve surely encountered posts about the A to Z Blogging Challenge the past few years, mostly around April. … Continue reading

1 February, 2016 · 20 Comments

Z for Zeal for music

It’s undeniable that my zeal for music has made me a better person. From the very beginning it showed me that I’m not alone, there are others in this world … Continue reading

30 April, 2014 · 4 Comments

Track of The Week: Your Song by Elton John + extra

This is one of those songs that can make me feel better even at the worst. It’s such a happy little love song, it makes me happy that Elton shared … Continue reading

29 April, 2014 · 1 Comment

X for Cross artists bear

Music as an art can be seen as “easy entertainment”. Songs are short (compared to a novel for example), and consumable. Hemingway famously said that “There is nothing to writing. … Continue reading

28 April, 2014 · 3 Comments

W for Werewolves, vampires and other fantasy writers

Please welcome a fellow A to Z Challenge participant, Tasha, who is mostly a vampire fan but doesn’t shy away from werewolves either! Can you tell us a little about … Continue reading

28 April, 2014 · 2 Comments

V for Vincent Van Gogh

I know it’s very late but here’s a lovely compilation of the great Van Gogh with Starry Starry Night of Don Mclean. I’ve always felt strangely drawn to Van Gogh. … Continue reading

28 April, 2014 · 6 Comments

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