For a long while now I’ve been fond of saying, when speaking lovingly about the golden age of family music, that the reason the current generation of all-ages, kindie, family, children’s music is so flipping fantastic is that the songs being written, recorded and released are not all cupcakes and […]
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Holy smokes what a handful of Grammy nominees in the Children’s category we have this year! The 2017 Grammy Awards will be graced with the likes of Frances England and Recess Monkey (each for the first time), returning nominees Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could and Secret Agent […]
I still produce the monthly OWTK music podcast (new episode for April 2016 is now live!) but the volume of kid’s music being played in my home has decreased significantly over the course of the past few years. At the height of my and my family’s decade-long involvement in the […]
There’s no doubt that, as far as far away places go, Antarctica is about as flamboyantly far away as one can get. I mean, it is waaaaaaaay way way down there! Antarctica commands an austere commitment of time as well as copious amount of discretionary income just to reach, and […]
The November episode of the podcast has been so graciously sponsored by TracFone. Check out their super rad TMNT kid’s phone bundle complete with a turtle shell phone case and a year of NQ Family Guardian monitoring service. I was recently struck by how terrific so many opening songs are […]
The October episode of the podcast has been so graciously sponsored by TracFone. Check out their Triple Everything Calling/Texting/Data Plans and great android phones. Lots of great stuff this month, including new songs from The Pop Ups, Gustafer Yellowgold and Tim Kubart (of Postmodern Jukebox, Sprout’s Sunny Side Up Show […]
By and large, lullaby music sucks. This is a fact. Getting your kid to fall asleep doesn’t have to be, shouldn’t be!, an arduous process. For anyone. To that end, I wrote on Copper & Kid Catch last week about 11 unconventional songs perfectly suited to be sung softly by […]