Hello and howdy, this is Clea of smALL AGES. Oye veh. I hate my voice, I don't know why I even try these podcast things.
Oh wait, I do know. Cause Tim is cool. This Tim I speak of is the guy who puts on the Contrast Podcast, mentioned it a few days back and now the latest is out. The theme? COLOR.
OK here are a few important pieces of info I left out of my intro: That's guest vocalist Miho Hatori (of Cibo Mato) on the track, not Ron Foutainberry singing. Probably should have said that on the commentary track, I just got so distracted by my daughter's laughter which overtakes it all.
Contrast Podcast Headquarters
So go to Tim's site for the Contrast Podcast now and you can sign up for the feed or just click the link. Once again, a great collection of songs, a great idea well executed.
In other news:
I heard from Asha over at Parenthacks.com, which is a funky little collection of parenting info that I quite like. She was just saying hi and so I'm saying hi back. Check out the site, it's got lots of interesting info for parents.
One of the cool things this Portland momma mentioned on the site was a documentary currently in the making by Jackie Weissman called Rock and Roll Mamas about several women musicians (Did you know Kristen Hersh has four sons, ages 2-19?!) who are balancing motherhood and a creative life often led on the road and how it isn't that different from the rock and roll lives we all lead as moms. Watch the trailer on their site. And if you're in Portland (Michelle! Teri!) then maybe you should think about going to their CD release party! I could seriously go on and on about this but I won't. Just go check it their blog, momma musician profiles, news & more.
How I do love those scrappy Portlandites and their brethren, the we-came-from-somewhere-else-but-now-we-live-and-breathe-Portland.
In more other news:
How about some music? Here are the songs I could have played on the COLOR podcast, but decided they were too obvious / annoying / un-representitve of what we do here. For your listening pleasure.
The Colourfield, "Pushing Up The Daisies"
The Essex Green, "The Big Green Tree"
Ris Paul Ric, "Purple Blaze"
Lisa Loeb & Elizabeth Mitchell, "Little Red Caboose"
The Beatles, "Yellow Submarine"
Beat Happening, "Black Candy"
Breeders, "Lime House"
Nick, Jr. "Colors"
Redd Kross, "1976"
Rex Hobart, "It's Not Easy Being Green" (re-post)
The Most Serene Republic, "Content Was Always My Favorite Color"