Music Monday: discovering Tank and The Bangas

I can honestly say that I have never heard anything quite like Tank and The Bangas.  I first discovered them during one of my late night Tiny Desk Concert binges on YouTube.   Watching video after video, I eventually stumbled across Tank, and became instantly curious. I highly recommend watching their Tiny Desk Concert - they [...]

Music Monday: 3 Male Artists With Some Serious Soul

Since a very young age, I've acknowledged the fact that music with soul rivets me in a way that is too great to express. It's a feeling of emotional authenticity, heart-wrenching in the best way possible. It makes me bob my head and squint my eyes - and I'm not kidding, I actually do squint [...]

Music Monday: Lake Street Dive Makes Me Wanna Dance

Along with The Beatles, Lake Street Dive is one of my favorite bands. Ever.  If you've been reading Music Monday here on AbundantlyKate, it would be safe for you to assume that my musical tastes typically fall within the country/folk/bluegrass categories. However, I have a deep appreciation for jazz, the blues, and soul. Lake Street [...]