Music on Monday: Tenuousness

A little over a year ago I went to the Winnipeg Folk Festival with Dave and his family. It was a great day, and it culminated with us all sitting in the grass getting our minds blown by Andrew Bird. He plays about  2 million different instruments, finger picks a violin before bowing the shit out of it, and records loops for each song live in concert. Also, have you ever heard a man whistle like this? Only in your dreams.

After a lengthy philosophical discussion Dave and I decided that this live version of Tenuousness best illustrates all the above mentioned talents, but if you need a good song for your next run and you are ready to be pumped up by the sweet sounds of strings, listen to this. And if you are as big a Yo Yo Ma fan as I am, listen to this. And if you’re not a Yo Yo Ma fan you can go straight back to hell where you came from.

M.O.M. Past:

Sarah Harmer

Timbaland ft. The Hives

Rene and Jeremy

Elvis Perkins in Dearland

Brendan Benson

The White Stripes

Janelle Monae

They Might Be Giants

Powderfinger

The Frames

Great Lake Swimmers

The Who

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