Birch’s Music Monday

It’s Monday – which means a great roundup of good new music to help get you through your Monday Blues! First, have a listen to the beautiful new Cat Powers album, Sun. It’s very different from her previous “rainy day” sadder albums – but it is definitely just as remarkable. Have a listen on NPR before it’s out September 4th… …feast your eyes on this wacky new video from Grimes. “Genesis” is off her album, Visions, which was released earlier this year… …lastly, here’s ‘Sunset’ the latest from the much anticipated new album from The xx Coexist out on September 11th. Check it out...

Birch’s Music Monday

Welcome back to another week of Birch’s Music Monday – bringing you our favorite new music! Today, we want to start with Bob Dylan’s first single from his upcoming album Temptest. What do you think of “Early Roman Kings”? Then have a listen to some insanely seductive music from WOJCIK – this is music you’ll want to have on loud and won’t be able to turn off! Her latest album, Wise Blood, is out tomorrow but get a first listen on Spinner now! For your viewing pleasure, check out Scottish folk band, Frightened Rabbits’ somber new video “State Hospital.” This is the title track to their upcoming album out September 25th. Lastly, but certainly not worst, have your first listen of The Heavy’s new album. You’ll be hooked from the first bass line in the opening track “Can’t Play Dead” until the heart wrenching, soulful “Blood Dirt Love Soup” streaming on Billboard...

S.O.S. – Save Our Sharks!

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you probably know it’s Shark Week! Television channels and different media outlets are abuzz with shark facts and information. These are beautiful creatures and though they might be scary their numbers are dwindling. This is why the Huffington Post has you covered with 5 Ways to Save our Finned Friends. One foundation, Shark Savers, has dedicated itself to raising awareness about the diminishing numbers of sharks and educating divers and people alike about the true nature of these majestic creatures of the deep. In this video they interviewed many divers who have seen first hand the ever changing aquatic landscape and they are on a mission to bring back the sharks. Learn more about what you can do in your area to save this endangered species here. And don’t forget the wise words of 30 Rock‘s Tracy Jordan and “live every week like it’s shark...