Tag Archive - Music

#musicmonday motivation [Video]

music monday jeff marmins

Does music motivate you? It’s an important part of my life. Recently we’ve been assembling playlists for different occasions on Spotify. My daughter loves her neon dance music list. My son is digging his “Action Cole,” list of high energy rock and roll. I like to think we’re a music family and I know the soundtrack of our lives influences our mood in a positive way. Continue Reading…

5 Life Lessons Taught By The Muppets

Photo of Kermit the Frog

Leave it to one of my favorite Lifehacking sites, Steepcase Lifehack, to post lessons on life from the Muppets. Great stuff by freelance writer Andrew Kardon.

[featured]I can’t imagine living in a world without The Muppets. Those cuddly, felt critters are like best friends you’ve known your entire life. They’re fun, they’re goofy, and they just fill you up with a warm feeling inside…don’t they?[/featured]

Thanks to Jason Segel and a host of other talented folks, the recentThe Muppets movie was a big success for Disney, and Jim Henson’s fluffy family is back in the limelight. Henson’s creations started out as a fun way to teach children some basic ABCs, as well as important life lessons. But as with The Muppet Show, the craziness was kicked up a few notches.

Just because you’re too old for Sesame Street (and hopefully you already know your ABCs), that doesn’t mean you’re not too old to learn something. The Muppets are more than entertainers — they’re pretty good teachers too.

Here’s a look at 5 life lessons you can learn from The Muppets. Continue Reading…

It’s Something Unpredictible

This is an anthem for me. I have a great deal of respect for Green Day for their artistry and their audacity. Watch the video. it’s an exceptional live version with a great ending.

Music is a Moral Law

Musices opusculum... Bologna: 1487

“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, gaiety and life to everything; It is the essence of order and lends to all that is good, just, and beautiful.”

Plato

Collection of sites in the Music 2.0 space

Calvin Harris Creates a "Humanthesizer"

Interesting Friday fun.  I can’t take credit for this cool video but it’s worth sharing. I found it on friend Alana Taylor’s blog:

Late focus with Van Morrison

I’m a better person with a soundtrack. Music of all kinds really keeps me focused and lifts me to a different plane.

I have a few radio stations on Pandora or you can subscribe Pandora (RSS)…if you want to give a listen.