Casey Moeckel

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Listing: 5 Big-Uppin’ G.O.O.D. Music Rhymes from ‘Cruel Summer’

The long awaited Cruel Summer from Kanye West‘s label/crew G.O.O.D. Music is upon us today. Among the artists featured on the mega hip-hop tapestry include John Legend, Common, Pusha T, Big Sean, CyHi da Prynce, Q-Tip, Kid Cudi, […]

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Playlist: The Summer Laze

You have a low-key afternoon planned. Maybe you are laying out catching some rays by (insert body of water of your choice here) and reflecting on your life. Maybe you are reading the latest New […]

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Album Review: Patrick Watson ‘Adventures In Your Own Backyard’

Earlier this year, I composed a “Spotlight” piece on Patrick Watson where I said: The signature sound of Patrick Watson is dreamy orchestral pop – or “orchestral indie rock” if you prefer to sound cooler – […]

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The Music of Wes Anderson’s Cinematic World

American filmmaker Wes Anderson traffics in his own special brand of  film making. He creates movies that are often enigmatic, deeply affecting, but also carry the aura of not being of this world. They are […]

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Song Review: “Everybody Talks” by Neon Trees

“Everybody Talks” is the first single off the 2012 album, Picture Show by the Neon Trees. Following their alternative hit, “Animal”, from their debut LP Habits – a song that rocketed them into the them straight […]

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‘Delta Spirit’ by Delta Spirit

Delta Spirit’s name alone conjures up ideas of a very bluesy, “Down South” sound: the evocative kind that fills the air like a dense fog and gently settles over a crowd glowing under a thin […]

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London 2012 Olympic Games: The Ceremonies

Today, with the lighting (and uh, re-lighting) of the Olympic torch in Greece before the ruins of the Temple of Hera (must. resist. Battlestar Galactica reference), it finally became official:  Olympic fever is upon us! I am […]

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Song Review: Gotye – “Somebody That I Used to Know” feat. Kimbra

Belgian-Australian musician Wally de Backer, aka Gotye, is the brains and voice behind the catchy pop ditty, “Somebody That I Used to Know”. The single was first released in July of 2011, is part of […]

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Concert Review: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Kill It In Los Angeles

Last Friday evening, Bruce Springsteen and the newly-enlarged E Street Band brought a little – no, A LOT – of magic to the Los Angeles Sports Arena. Or, as Bruce joked, “the least luxurious place […]

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Spotlight: Patrick Watson

“Patrick Watson” is somewhat of a möbius strip. The name refers to: 1) the man, singer-songwriter Patrick Watson from Montreal, Quebec who formed 2) the eponymous band. Note that the former is not the “Patrick […]

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About Casey Moeckel

Casey Moeckel is a Los Angeles-based staff writer for SongLyrics. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from NYU, Tisch School of the Arts and has written everything from political satire and screenplays, to food & travel pieces published with NYCMagazine.com.