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Dan Zanes on Being a Dad in the Big City and The Next Phase of His Career
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Dan Zanes on Being a Dad in the Big City and The Next Phase of His Career

The NYC Dads Group gave me the opportunity to chat with kid’s music legend Dan Zanes recently, to discuss the evolving landscape of childhood in the big city and, similarly, how being a dad in the Big Apple has changed in the two decades since the famous crazy-haired kid’s rocker […]

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Recess Monkey Win The ALS #IceBucketChallenge

To be honest, I’m not the type to spend too much time watching videos of any sort on the internet. It’s the contrarian in me. Lots of people do it? Ok, I’m going the other way. Therefore, I haven’t seen too many ALS Ice Bucket Challenges, but I cannot imagine […]

The Modern Musical Barnyard and Jazz for Kids
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The Modern Musical Barnyard and Jazz for Kids

A pair of new music pieces of mine were published today on Red Tricycle (National) and Cooper & Kid’s Catch E-Zine. I don’t write about kid’s music too much around here these days, as you probably noticed, but I’m still out there on the internets being a constant vocal champion […]

World Premiere Song: The Pop Ups “Pictures Making Pictures”
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World Premiere Song: The Pop Ups “Pictures Making Pictures”

I don’t exactly do crafts. Blame my mom. There isn’t much in this world that gives me the twitches something awful quite like the sight of jar of glitter gone askew on a carpeted floor or paper shavings distributed evenly everywhere. I am far from the Mike Adamick-type. That dude […]

22 Memories of Kindiecomm 2014
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22 Memories of Kindiecomm 2014

The first ever Kindiecomm family music conference wrapped this past weekend and overflowed with beautiful moments, big and small, quiet and loud. The nature of conferences is such that every attendee has a different experience, engages in different conversation, and takes away different bits of inspiration and points to ponder […]

World Premiere Music Video and Free Song Download From The Pop Ups
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World Premiere Music Video and Free Song Download From The Pop Ups

Brookyln’s Grammy nominated electro-pop kindie duo The Pop Ups are back with a new album, a new single, and a new music video for that single which debuted on Cooper and Kid’s Catch E-Zine today. Go to Cooper and Kid’s Catch now to watch it and to score a free […]

Listen To The Best Parenting Song You’ll Hear All Year
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Listen To The Best Parenting Song You’ll Hear All Year

Throughout my 20+ years as a passionate song spelunker and manic music consumer, I’ve discovered artists and albums and songs through a myriad of ways: college radio, zines, friends, opening acts, liner note thank yous, Pitchfork, Daytrotter, record store sound systems, show posters, and countless other ways I cannot even […]

Watch This: Call Me Mista Cooke Jar Music Video
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Watch This: Call Me Mista Cooke Jar Music Video

Flying bird mustaches, singing mermaids, and a lyric about “raising the status of my rookie card” are just a few of the delights that await you inside the newest video from the L.A.-based kindie superstar known as Mista Cookie Jar. The video is a handcrafted, paper mache beaut that took […]

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