A love letter to Fleetwood Mac’s Tusk and varied albums

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Tusk is here via Super Seventies

I’m listening to Tusk right now, having just passed “Sara” and am wiping the subsequent tears from my eyes. Man, I think, Stevie Nicks is the most talented song writer out there. The song, a beautiful tribute to loss, hits me every time, I doubt I could ever conjure words so touching and aching to remember something. That’s why I listen and marvel.

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Talking new albums with Conor Murphy of Foxing & Smidley

from http://www.smidleyband.com

Conor Murphy of Foxing released a solo album under the name Smidley. Compared to his day band, Smidley is light hearted, fun, with an indie kind of vibe. Still, this isn’t beach music, the songs are still quite sad.

I asked him about balancing Smidley with Foxing, fans reaction to Smidley, and just about writing the album in general…so here’s the interview:

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M A Y

It’s almost the end, and I’m pretty sure I have not supplied a Rose Tint mood board in over 2 months. My bad you guys.

Leisure time, yearning for it, not knowing what to do with it…that’s what May has meant to me.

inspiration for the summer

Pink photos in bloom? Take photos of them…

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Why I thrift

I haven’t always loved thrift shopping.

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I say that because I’ve been thrift shopping for a long long time.

Be it the divider between the lower and upper middle classes, or just my mom loving to get a deal, going to thrift stores and flea markets was a part of my childhood I always hated.

I distinctly remember always griping about the dusty smell making my “nose itch” and yearning for the chance to go to the mall. But, shopping at the mall for a 7-year-old is neither prudent or sustainable…I soon later found out. Continue reading

Kennedy Booker

Kennedy Booker is a writer, music lover and former bass player in the now defunct band, Weird Hormones. She lives in Detroit, Michigan and is that @ThatBabyfromJuno on Twitter. She travels to the UK a lot, and is over all an awesome person who is always down to thrift and eat Waffle House. If you have the chance to meet Kennedy, do it.