The esteemed list of 15 was revealed this morning! The best kid’s CDs of the year (defined here as 11/1/11-10/31/12) as voted on by the judges in the annual Fids & Kamily Music Awards were announced on Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child today. Forget whatever crappy jewel cases sit […]
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This song, from Dog on Fleas’ latest album Invisible Friends, is nothing short of brilliant. Bizarre (what the heck is this lucky creature?) and hummable, “Fortunate Mistake” is simply a wonderful tune for families to sing together as they try to figure out just what it is all about. The […]
DOG ON FLEAS INVISIBLE FRIENDS Dog on Fleas is the quintessential American, 21st century all-ages kid’s band. They are hilarious — goofy but not cartoonish. They are raucous — musically punchy but always endearing, and oft genuinely tender. They incorporate a cornucopia of tasteful instrumentation, including a subtle electronic undercurrent, […]
I find myself getting into the rhythm of this podcasting thing, from a playlist creation standpoint. I heart the ten songs that make up this month’s episode and hope you will as well. I present to you the May edition of the OWTK Kid’s Music Monthly featuring what I believe […]
A faux speakeasy. Little girls in pearls and dressed to the 9′s. Young lads in fine hats, playing cards, and spitting antique phrases. On opening 75-seconds of sorta narrative. This might be my favorite kid’s music video ever, for one of my favorite kid’s songs ever (from the album “Beautiful […]
I sorta cannot believe that I haven’t written about this already, as it may be the most ambitious and worthwhile kindie music project of 2010. It also may be one of the finest. The Many Hands ‘Family Music for Haiti’ CD is a compilation featuring some of the best and […]