1.13.2010 song(s) for the day, ALA, and Shipping up to Boston
I thought some upbeat numbers would help us all move through the cold and lack of sunlight and lethargy for this Wednesday, January 13th, 2010. I like both of these bands not so much for the musical ability, but for their ability to stay upbeat (and even on beat). The bands are We Were Promised Jetpacks and The Go Team. Nothing too earth shattering here, just good clean fun all around. And yes, one of those photos above is not like the others.
I appreciate both the names of these bands, if only for giggles. Not unlike I appreciate Throw Me The Statue. Just click on the link to give it a listen and head to iTunes if you like their music.
On a completely unrelated note, I am heading to Boston tomorrow for the American Library Association’s Midwinter 2010 Conference. I will be heading up on the Amtrak to avoid flying for the time being, recent events at Newark Airport solidifying that decision.
I will be doing a few site visits for some teaching and informational sessions, meeting some very enthusiastic librarians and other information professionals, and manning the exhibition booth with a steadfast determination and a smile. I will be heading back late Monday.
In hindsight, I suppose I should have made the music for this post Boston-themed. Hmm. I could have included The Lemonheads, Morphine, The Pixies. Perhaps another time. Just pretend that you can hear that music now and it will be yours.