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  • The Best of 2014 & The First of 2015

    While I’m sorting through THAT, I thought I’d share a little recap of my favorites from 2014, as well as some new songs I’ve been getting into over the last month. Relax and enjoy, and a very happy & healthy 2015 to you all.

  • Awesome :: Blue & White by PHOX

    Getting back into the blogging swing here, at long last. Stay tuned for some updates (and maybe ya know, some actual posts). For now, I give you my latest obsession. Wear it out folks, I know I will!

  • Awesome :: Sia’s “Chandelier” video

    This video just totally blew my mind. Maddie Ziegler of Dance Moms fame is the little dance prodigy in this video, donning a Sia-esque blonde blunt-cut wig. This girl is eleven. ELEVEN. And oh yeah, the song isn’t too bad… Read More ›

  • What in the name of Susan B. Anthony is this :: Skullcandy’s “Knockout” Headphones

    Ladies, we’ve all done it. You see something pretty in a store and suddenly you find yourself consumed by the need to purchase it, just because it is pretty. The mental chess game goes something like this: Glitter/Flowers/Pink/Otherwise Visually Pleasing… Read More ›

  • Just Plain Mean :: Out of the Black, Royal Blood

    This is torture. Let me clarify. I recently came across this AWESOME song by Royal Blood, Out of the Black. I cannot stop listening to it at all, and all I want is moremoremore. However, I can only find one… Read More ›

  • Cheers to 2014 :: the first playlist

    Happy new year, friends and lovers. As I said last year, I hope you ended 2013 with no regrets and started 2014 with no reservations. I can say with 100% certainty that I’ve never been so happy for a year… Read More ›

  • Na na na na :: A rant about the death of lyrics

    It is no secret that pop music isn’t trying too hard these days. has finally squeezed the last drop out of the “It’s Britney bitch” sample (which sucked to begin with), and I’m starting to find that I can’t… Read More ›

  • Summa this & summa that :: Summer 2013’s Best Albums

    Ahh, once again it is my favorite time of the year. The weather is finally cooling down, the hipsters are buying their pumpkin-spice lattes, and I’m trying to remember where I put all my socks. There was a very real… Read More ›

  • If you’re sick of Boston’s music scene, you’ll love this :: Aero

    Quality music can be so hard to find. Narrow that search to quality local music, and you’re looking at a pretty ambitious task. Boston should be a big music town – Berklee, the New England Conservatory, and the BSO are… Read More ›

  • thesunnysideisup is turning one!

    On May 28th, thesunnysideisup celebrated it’s first year of existence (woooo!).  Just wanted to say a quick thank you to those of you who’ve been reading my rants on everything from Justin Timberlake to crowd-surfing to conspiracy theories. Though its… Read More ›