Female Artist in My Record Collection

I share my favorite female artist for Women International Day (March 8). Françoise Hardy is a French artist from the 60’s, she has over 27 albums, a life time of creating music. I own three of her albums and still collecting records I come across from her. She creates such beautiful music. Next, I share one of the first albums I ever owned, Mazzy Star, a rock band from the 90’s. Fade into You was a song that caught my attention while watching Angus, a teen pop film from 1995.Hope you enjoy my vinyl shares this week. Albums in my Collection: Françoise Hardy Message personnel 1973 La Question 1971 Mazzy Star So Tonight That I Might See 1993

CD Collection Haul, Goodwill cds I've found this season

I share the cds I’ve picked up from goodwill trips, and give a small review of each album that I’ve spent time with. Many times I take a chance on some albums since the cost is a few bucks. Sometimes I am lucky and end up really enjoying the album, other times I walk away with just one song I enjoyed. Albums I added to my collection this season My Morning Jacket Z 2005 Moby Everything is Wrong 1995 Adele 25 2015 Death Cab for Cutie Plans 2005 Death Cab for Cutie Codes and Keys 2011 Death Cab for Cutie The Photo Album 2001 Justin Bieber Purpose 2015 Garden State Soundtrack 2004 Halsey Badlands 2015 Bob Dylan Highway 61 Revisited 1965 Illinois Sufjan Stevens 2005 Simon & Garfunkel The Concert in Central Park 1982 Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication 1999 Radiohead Hail to the Thief 2003 Third Eye Blind Out of Vain 2007 Josh Groban Noel 2007

Thriftstore hunting for my music collection

I go on a hunt to discover some new music and revisit music I loved but forgot about. Goodwill can often be a place to discover cds and donated records. It takes time to dig in the pile but once in a while I find some hidden treasures. *To anyone who notices the small details in videos, my toddler disappears because I dropped her off at grandmas. Music Added to my collection on this adventures. Artist: Nat King Cole Album: The Best of Release date: October 18, 1994 Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers Album: Californication Released: 1999 Artist: Aretha Franklin Album: The Very Best Of Released: 1994 Artist: The Wedding Singer Album: Soundtrack Released: 1998 Artist: Fiona Apple Album: Tidal Released: 1996

Hunting for Vinyl and Cds

I go record hunting this weekend to find some new music. I visit my local record store with my toddler to find some vintage music. Day 2 I invite my friend Christina to join me, a 90’s music expert and musician her self shares with me her favorite 90’s rock artist and alternative rock albums. We visit Uplands new record store called Dr. Strange (Punk Rock Record Store) and Pennylane Record Shop The albums I collected this time around: Johnny Cash – San Quentin Performance 1969 Kings of Convenience – Riot on an Empty Street 2004 Miike Snow – iii 2016 Christina’s Collection Phil Collins – Greatest Hits released 1998

Sharing Music Favorites from YouTube Comments

I went through my comments to find some awesome music recommendations from the vinyl community, I give a review of the artist/album and hope to introduce to you some new music to check out. Thank you to everyone who shares music with me, I still have a few to go through. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… Find me on Instagram @moniemuse Radio Dept Clinging to a Scheme (2010) Kurt Vile Walking on a Pretty Daze (2013) Built to Spill Keep it like a Secret (1999) Melanie Safka Left Over Wine (1969) This Mortal Coil Song: Song to the Siren (1984) Avril Lavigne Head Above Water (2019) Micheal Kiwanuka Love & Hate (2016)

Vinyl Tag 2020 | Shout out

I share my record collection (and including some cds as well) in 2020 Vinyl Tag. I picked a few of the vinyl community questions to answer. I also share some of my top 3 favorite vinyl community channels. This episode shows what type of music I collect and why. Vinyl tag Best find of 2019 – Tim Buckley Favorite album of 2019 – Maggie Rogers Novelty record – Smallville soundtrack B-side – The Radio Dept Wish I was there (live concert) – Bon Iver ii Repress Record – Beatles Discography – Coldplay & Washed out Music Book recommendation – Bob Dylan Underrated album – Iron and Wine Album with a good batting average – Radiohead Album turning 20 – Moby Podcast with the story: https://feeds.megaphone.fm/heavyweight

Top Albums of the Decade (Part 2: 2012 to 2014)

I list my favorite top albums from the decade of the 2010’s. This episode focuses on the year 2012, 2013 and 2014. I share my most loved albums and bands that I discovered over the years with you, and know you will be introduced to at least one band or album you missed last decade that you will love – OR at least I hope. TOP ALBUMS 2012 – Crystal Castles, (III) 2008 – Crystal Castles – Self Titled 2012 – Grimes, Visions 3rd studio album 2013 – Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires of the City 2013 – Daughters, If you Leave 2011 – Daughters, The Wild Youth EP 2013 – CHVRCH, Recover, Ep 2013 – CHVRCH, The Bones of what You Believe 2014 – Vancouver Sleep Clinic, Winter Ep 2017 – Vancouver Sleep Clinic, Revival 2014 – The War on Drugs, Lost in the Dreams 2017 – The War on Drugs, A Deeper Understanding

My Top Albums of the Decade (2010-2011)

I share my top albums from the decade starting with this first video focusing on 2010-2011. The way I enjoyed music back then was digital downloads and listening for free on youtube, which lead me to discover some great artist and music videos.


Beach House, Teen Dream -Beach house is a Baltimore indie rock band. Song sound: organ, slow, mellow Song highlight: I’ll take care of you. Caught me eye: vintage style, free spirited music video

Two Door Cinema Club Tourist History – First album Three guys from Northern Ireland Upbeat, Indie Rock, Indie Pop, Dance Rock Driving music, I discovered on youtube One of the best concerts, live performances

Hammock, Chasing After Shadows… American, ambient post rock band from Nashville Orchestral arrangements with electronic beats, piano and guitars 10 albums / 5th album Most relaxing, hypnotizing music perfect to write or create with. Inspired after hearing it.


Washed out (2009, Life of Leisure) EP : influential music bloggers found his music on myspace . He says hip hop influences the way he write songs. Within and Without, 2011 – first studio album Song style: electronic, dreamy, indie pop, chill wave Songs about touch, and feeling close to someone

Tycho, Dive American musician, composer songwriter, producer Combination of downtempo vintage-style synthesizers and ambient melodies. His sound is very organic, (e.g. weather broadcasts, simple talking, or breathing). His music is characterized by a mixture of electronic synths, live instrumentation, and vintage sound clips. Chillwave, ambient, post rock When you listen to its like a start of a movie.

M83, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming Futuristic French American electronic band Synth pop, dream pop, post rock I was introduce to them with their song We Own the Sky, it was youthful and romantic A double album, says its mainly about dreams. And that’s what it feels like Each track is different Song Midnight city, is so alive, exiting, it was their breakthrough single.

What I added to my record collection 2019

A small record haul of what I added to my collection this past season. I visited my local record shop, goodwill and received one as a gift! Tim Buckley Happy Sad 1969 Coldplay Ghost Stories 2014 Simon & Garfunkel Bridge Over Trouble Water 1970 Art Garfunkel Fate for Breakfast 1979 Nat King Cole Unforgettable 1954 Tony Bennett Snowfall 1968 Bing Crosby White Christmas 1945 Benny Goodmen Greatest Hits Release 1997

Thrift store Hunting for Music FAIL

I go on a thrift store adventure to add some records into my vinly collection. I began to see a trend when finding cd’s at my local goodwills. I document another trip to goodwill to see if I have better luck with the hunt. I did manage to add one album and cd to my collection. 1. SnowFall, The Tony Bennett Christmas Album 2. My So Called Life Soundtrack, 1994 3. Enya, A Day without Rain 2000

Goodwill Searching for Music

We go on another thrift store hunt for vinly records and cds, in search for music to add to our record collection. We have some luck this time around and add some classic rock albums as well as a solo album from one of my favorite artist duo. Album mentioned: Fleetwood Mac, Rumours The Doobie Brothers, Minute by Minute Simon & Garfunkel, Bridge Over Troubled Water Art Garfunkel, Fate for Breakfast Three Dog Nights, Suitable for Framing Huey Lewis and the News, Sports

Black Friday Record Store Day 2019 – RSD Vinly Finds

This year I participated in Record Store Day and hunted for some new and used records. We decided to visit Rhino Records in Claremont. I managed to find records I have been looking for. The record store was fully stocked with their Black Friday releases, I ended up finding a great recommendation Love Story from 1970, and a friend recommended singer songwriter, Nick Drake record called Bryter Layter. It’ll be my Christmas gift.

The Chamber Bro†hers, New Generation 1971

DeVotchKa, This Night Falls Forever 2018

Sigur Rós, () United 2002

Love Story Soundtrack 1970

Nick Drake, Bryter Layter 1970

End of Year Must Have Records from 2019

This week’s episode I share my end of year must have records from 2019 and new releases to look out for in 2020 and what to add to your vinyl collection. These are some of my favorite artist, and albums of 2019 and share some updates from these bands and artist. 1. Coldplay, Everyday life (2019) 2. Tame Impala, Currents – NEW ALBUM, The Slow Rush, 2020 – Singles: Borderline (2019) & It Might Be Time (2019) available for download 3. Days of Bagnold Summer Soundtrack, Belle and Sebastian (2019) 4. Bellie Eilish, Don’t Smile at Me Ep (2017) – Ocean Eyes – Bellyache – Everything I wanted (2019) available for download When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (2019)

A Pro Musician Record Collection

I visit with my friend Cameron Ruffin and take a tour of his music room and check out his record collection. As a professional guitarist he has been a music collector since a kid. His taste is a mix of classic rock, jazz, modern pop to guitar instrumentals. Be inspired and introduced to bands and musicians you may have heard of but never really looked into, and hear how great each one is, that its worth collecting!

Cameron playlist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lbjZP… 

Cameron Song  https://youtu.be/nUQRd2INxmw 

Albums in Cameron’s Collection Charlie Hunter, Guitarist Norah Jones, Feels like Home Johnny Winter, Second Winter Edgar Winter, They Only Come Out at Night Jimi Jendrix, Are you Experienced The Family that Plays Together David Lee Roth, Eat ‘Em and Smiles Van Halen The Isley Brothers Esperanza Spalding, Exposure Johnny Lang, Signs Ben Harper and Relentless, White Lies for Dark Times John Mayer, Born and Raised Bob Marley, Kaya Perl Jam, Ten Pink Floyd, Animals Beach Boys, Holland Guns N’ Roses, Appetite for Destruction Stone Temple Pilots, Purple Herbie Hancock, River Doyle Bramhall Jeff Buckley, You and I David Ryan Harris, Lightyears Foo Fighters, Wasting Light The Black Crowes, The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion Gary Clark Jr, This Land Coldplay, Ghost Stories Dave Matthews Band, Crash

Two Female Artist Worth Collecting

The past few weeks I’ve been on a search for artist to add to my vinyl collection. I came across a Spanish song writter, Jeanette from the late 1960’s. She has a 60’s pop folk sound to her, and her voice has a dreamy sound to it. Jeanette Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… I came across Margo Guryan at a record shop called Burger Records. I took a chance on the album since I never heard of her. I was pleased to find out she also has a cool 60’s pop sound to her voice, and style. She studied jazz and you hear that influence. She has two albums worth checking out, Take a Picture & 27 Demos Margo Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list…

Looking for music and vinyls

I go on a music hunt to find vinly records, and cds to add to my collection. While on vacition I visit college town, downtown Fullerton. I find some great cds at the F.y.e music and movie store, check out target’s music section, and then discover a little record shop hidding called Burger Records which has some popluar albums as well as some unique finds. Come with me as I share the music I bought, and enjoy a little music haul.

My Favorite Albums: The Albums that Changed Everything

I share the vinyl records that changed it all for me and introduced me to a new genre of music. I discovered these albums while in college and they introduce to me new artist that I still listen to almost 20 years later. Postal Service is the first album that introduced me to indie rock

Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NT9E6… 

Great interview to watch:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5Xty… 

Garden State Soundtrack was the album that introduced so many new artist to me. It’s full of songs that changed my life. Youtube’s Garden State playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uxt-…

Finding New Albums & Sharing Hidden Gems

Leeah story https://youtu.be/g2wNEqKqxSg I ask my good friend Leeah about who is she listening to now a days. We’ve always had similar music taste and have shared indie rock bands with each other. I knew she would introduce me to some new artist that I haven’t heard of that I could add to my 2019 music playlist as well as my music library. I hope this episode also introduces to some new artist as well, as a music collector, I always enjoy adding new music to my collection.

1. Broadcast (the band) https://youtu.be/E8uIErB48tk 

2. Dirty Projectors https://youtu.be/cGhwO8OM1MM 

3. Durand jones & the indications https://youtu.be/lPLhTzq-TpY 

Watch Leeah’s backstory here – https://youtu.be/g2wNEqKqxSg

Story time: Sharing Vinyl Collection with Friend Angel Huertas

I interview my friend Angel and he shares his most unique vinyls in his collection. He shares his favorite political movement records: Los Guaraguao from 1973 Albizu Campos Speaks released 1973 And favorite hopeless romantic albums by Dashboard Confessional released 2006 The first album he heard Christian cuss in their music and struggle with their faith Pedro the Lion released 2004 One of his unique albums that he has in his collection is Mr. Rogers before he was Mr. Roger Josie Carey and Fred Rogers released 1958 Plus a few more mentions of his favorite albums from his 400 vinyls that he owns and has collected from his travels around the world.