Music To Know: Special Edition

Image courtesy of www.freemake.com

Image courtesy of www.freemake.com

Are you ready for new music and artists? Great, because this edition of Music To Know is extra exciting! In the music industry, many famous songs are actually covers, but the original song is usually done by lesser known musicians. From Youtube to Vine, many up and coming artists gain attention by these covers and are able to pave their own way in the industry. Now you may be wondering what this has to do with the new artists you are searching for this week and I am here assure you that it has everything to do with these following musical selections. Get ready to listen to two popular original songs covered by two indie duos. Though it may seem like a swindle, the musicians covering the songs add their own personal and unique flair while paying respect to the original version. Time to plug in your headphones…

 

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#WhatRUWearing by the GIOGO Girls

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(R) Julianne Waters and (L) Tiana Brown make up the GIOGO Girls

(R) Julianne Waters and (L) Tiana Brown make up the “comically- fashion- fabulous duo” the GIOGO Girls.

I subscribe to the GIOGO Show channel on YouTube and just think their content is so creative and fun! Today they uploaded their new music video titled #WhatRUWearing.  After watching it a few dozens times, I am now sharing this comically- fashion- fabulousness on Dose of Vitamin F. Continue Reading

Joe Fresh Ad: Sam and the Womp

I was going through my Facebook news feed a couple of weeks ago and this video image was screaming at me to click it. All it said was “Spring is here! Coloured denim, $19”, but I had a feeling since it was by created by the fun and chic label Joe Fresh I would enjoy it… and now I want you to enjoy it too!

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Music Mondays – MIKA: Relax

Happy Monday Beautiful People!

MIKA - Relax, Take It Easy

I’m sure you would agree that after a relaxing weekend returning to work on Monday can be anything, but relaxing. For that reason, I decided to post a song that I play on my Continue Reading

Music Monday – SXSW 2013

This past week thousands of stylish innovators, celebrities, and fans migrated to Austin, TX for the annual music, film, and interactive conference and festival known as SXSW! This huge event is known for promoting great new talent, showcasing independent artists, and being on the forefront of the next big thing!

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Check out all the SXSW News on the website – sxsw.com

Today’s Music Monday video is dedicated to the music of SXSW, and so we’re sharing with you their “Showcasing Continue Reading

Bond Soundtrack Performances

50 years of James Bond movies, has to mean thousands of amazing scores and soundtrack/theme songs. Well last night’s Oscars highlighted two major voices of Bond history and Bond future. Adele and Shirley Bassey took to the stage and belted out their iconic 007 worthy theme songs.

Both ladies not only sounded great they looked bond girl beautiful!! Love how their wardrobe also “coordinated” with the feeling of their songs… Shimmering Gold Flakes and Sparkly Night Sky.

Shirley and Adele

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Throwback Thursday: T-Boz, Left Eye, Chilli…TLC

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When I think back to the best moments and memories of my teenage years, music was always a huge part of it. In the 90’s, the music was so much fun and there were so many great songs! Most of the songs being played on the radio or on TV were R&B girl groups, they were everywhere. TLC was a girl group that was like no other we had seen before, and will probably never see again.

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Left Eye, Chilli, T-Boz

 It is easy to say that the 70’s groups of Motown unlocked the doors to this concept, and then in 1992 TLC kicked those doors wide open! With their debut album: Ooooooohhh… On the TLC Tip, they immediately caught everyone’s eyes and ears with Continue Reading

Music Monday – Sweet Dreams

So far it seems that Beyonce has set out to make 2013 everything but a dream. She is back with on the scene in a way different reality. She’s a mother, she had a inauguration scandal, dominated the Super Bowl, took home another Grammy, spoke to mama Oprah, released a (semi) concert/life story documentary, and now  her upcoming World Tour Concert is sure to be the things dreams are made of!

Beyonce LBD

Since she is so prominent in music/performance news right now, I thought she would be great to start off my new “Music Monday’s” feature category. I have been a fan Continue Reading