Song of the Week: “Number 9” by Moon Hooch


With two saxophones and drummer, Moon Hooch bring their scorching dance tunes from the New York City subway to the surface with “Number 9”.     What has your toes tapping this week?  Let me know in the comments.  

Song of the Week: “Feeling Good (Bassnectar Remix)” by Nina Simone


  Nina Simone‘s music is timeless, but the DJ Bassnectar adds an interesting groove in this remix of “Feeling Good.”         Here’s the unadorned, original recording for comparison:     What music are you listening to this week – new, old, or repurposed?  Let me know in the comments!        …

Song of the Week: The Souljazz Orchestra – Cartão Postal


This weeks song by Canada’s The Souljazz Orchestra brightens up a dark and dreary (but still unseasonably warm) day with samba and semba rhythms.  And it’s about postcards, one of my favorite things. I learned about this song through a podcast from Minnesota Public Radio’s Current Song of the Day.  Other places I hear new music include:…