A Bit About Me and the music I like!
I love The Lord of the Rings, Pokemon, Doctor Who
, Jigsaw puzzles, laughing, being silly with friends (and family)
, the Vlog Brothers and Nerdfighters, watching movies, SLEEPING, singing, DANCING, acting, eating ice cream (YUMMY!!), technical theatre (as a props mistress, but mostly as a sound designer
and/or stage manager
), musical theatre, theatre, psychology, human biology and sexuality, nature, social sciences, biological sciences, and so much more!
thanks to those who have given me items:
- thrash2: for letting me borrow tons of items!
- iTestify: for the lovely Silver Sonata!
- "An anonymous benefactor": for the pretty Pinot Noiress! Thank you, whoever you are!
I am very socially liberal. I'm an advocate for diversity and acceptance, tolerance and equal rights. I feel especially strong about the necessity for LGBTQ rights and protection from discrimination.
I love a bajillion music artists (this is no where near
a complete list), so it's really hard to pick favorites. But ones that I particularly love are emboldened.
Specific Music Interests (not in order, but vaguely organized by type):
!!! Relient K
!!! Jon Foreman
!!! TobyMac, Hawk Nelson, Cross Movement, Falling Up, Sixpence None the Richer, Inhabited, Susan Ashton
, Seven Places, KJ-52, Seabird, Out of Eden, Until June, Thousand Foot Crutch, Plumb, The Classic Crime
, MercyMe, Skillet Newsboys, Francesca Battistelli, ZOEgirl, The W's, Matt Kearney, Paul Alan, Anberlin
, Ten Sheckle Shirt, Third Day, Pillar, The Almost
, Forever Changed, Jimmy Needham, The Rocket Summer, Jeremy Camp, Jars of Clay
, Aly & AJ, Overflow, F.M. Static, Joy Williams, dc Talk, Cabin, Kutless, Nicole Nordeman, Evanescence, Warren Barfield, Stacie Orrico, Krystal Meyers, Michael W. Smith, Barlow Girl, Jaci Velasquez, Rachel Lampa, Jump5, Five Iron Frenzy
, Grits, Big Dismal, Big Daddy Weave, Run Kid Run, Veggie Tales, The Fray
, The Katinas, Everyday Sunday, Addison Road, Superchick, Pivitplex, Ginny Owens, Everybodyduck, and many others!
, Mandy Moore, Kelly Clarkson
, Better Off Dad
(seriously, check them out. I LOVE THEM
), Josh Groban, Anna Nalick, Mariah Carey, Sum41, Will Smith, Tenacious D
, Smash Mouth, Hilary Duff, Boyz II Men, Martina McBride, Save Farris
, Christina Aguilera, Tori Amos, Jimmy Eat World
, Savage Garden, M2M, Nickelback, Pink
, Third Eye Blind, The Click Five, Michelle Branch, Sara Bareilles
, Linkin Park, Vertical Horizon, New Radicals, S.T.U.N., Mumford & Sons
, The All-American Rejects, Matchbox Twenty
, Citizen Cope, Mika, My Chemical Romance, Sarah McLachlan, Mourning September, JoJo, Fuel, Play, KT Tunstall
, Nada Surf, Jenny Owens Young, Celine Dion, Dave Matthews Band, Debra Arlyn, Lauryn Hill
, Toploader, Dresden Dolls
, Rose Hill Drive, Cold, Further Seems Forever, Roisin Murphy, Josie & The Pussycats, Flipsyde, Cobra Starship, Goo Goo Dolls
, Enter The Haggis, Flogging Molly
, OneRepublic, Hope 7, Liz Phair, Goapele, Trapt, Fall Out Boy
, Foo Fighters, Panic! At The Disco, Lily Allen, The Perishers, Duffy
, Dixie Chicks, Sia
, The Calling, Adele
, Natasha Beddingfield, Gwen Stafani, Guillemots, Gerard McMann, Lady GaGa, Maroon 5
, The Beu Sisters, The Killers, Katy Perry, Kayne West, Brie Larson, Kasey Chambers, Alanis Morissette, Weezer
, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Avril Lavigne, Jack's Mannequin, Leona Lewis, IAMX
, Alih Jey, Mandi Perkins, Ludo, Muse
, R.E.M, Jordan Sparks, Los Abandoned, Hank Green
, Hoobastank, Low Millions, Ashley Ballard, Alien Ant Farm, Ingrid Michaelson
, India.Arie, Imogen Heap, Garbage
, Jamiroquai, Blessid Union Of Souls, MGMT, Bowling for Soup, Rascall Flatts, Angela Via, Justin Timberlake, Amy Kuney, A Fine Frenzy, No Doubt, Colbie Callait
, Nirvana, Ne-Yo
, Vienna Tang, The Veronicas, Kate Nash
, Unwritten Law, Ani DiFranco, LykkeLi, Lit, Motion City Soundtrack, Cage the Elephant, Jesca Hoop, many, many more...
I have a thing
for male-sung acoustic(-ish) rock/pop/folk, like Joshua James, Marc Broussard
, Josh Kelley, John Mayer, Ari Hest, Ryan Cabrera, Pete Yorn, Josh Woodward, Ryan Husten, Christopher Jak, Rocky Votolato, Edwin McCain, Caleb Kane, Sister Hazel, Jack Johnson, Sufjan Stevens
, Justin Radin, Landon Pigg, more....
I also love rock that reminds me of the acoustic stuff I just mentioned, like Jason Mraz
, Gavin DeGraw, James Morrison, Matt Nathanson, Drew Copeland, Great Big Sea, more...
I love 80's rock, like: Chicago, Journey
, Pink Floyd, Rod Stewart, Don Henley, Eurythics and Bryan Adams, The Police. And pop, like: Steve Winwood
, Michael Bolton, Bette Midler, a-ha, Shinehead, Genesis, Belinda Carlisle
I also like other music that is pre-90s, but I'm not positive from which decade and/or which I should say they are (for those that span over several decades), so here they are: Sir Elton John, Michael Jackson, The Beatles, Billy Idol, Eric Clapton, The O'Jays, Janet Jackson, The Beach Boys
, The Eagles, Cream, Sting
, Bee Gees, U2, Yes, Phil Collins, more...
I love Doowop, Jazz, New Age(ish) and Reggae as well: The Temptations, Ben E. King, Jimmy Cliff, Freddie McGregor, Enya
, Louis Armstrong, Annie Lennox
, Robert & Johnny, Kenny G, B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald
, Norah Jones, Michael Bublé, Melody Gardot
, Alicia Keys, more...
I also really love relaxing, haunting music, folk and/or music with folk roots...I dunno how to say it, but the following I can't place within a genre and I just LOVE their work: Story of M
, John Martyn, Beth Waters, Nada Surf, eastmountainsouth, Coldplay, The Shins, Iron & Wine
, I-Nine, Helen Stellar, Patty Griffin, Bonnie Somerville, Cary Brothers, Fiona Apple, more...
Also, I love the voice and/or music of some actors:
, Nicole Kidman, Neil Patrick Harris, Zackary Levi, Zooey Deschanel
, Minnie Driver, Hilary Duff, Jared Leto
, Gwyneth Paltrow, Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Jim Sturgess
, Colin Firth, John Leguizamo, Billy Boyd, Viggo Mortensen, more....
Additionally, I love jazz (Melody Gardot!!!!), opera (Charlotte Church), ska (Five Iron Frenzy, Liquid Cheese), classical, choral, and ethnic music (more info on these to be added).