Weather Song Tournament: We Have A Winner!

The votes are in, and a champion has been crowned in the Weather Channel’s Weather Song Tournament! The Beatles: “Here Comes The Sun“ While it would have cheered me to see an older song win (in the classical world, “New … Continue reading

Weather Song Tournament, Championship Round!

This it it, music nerds! The final two contenders in the Weather Channel’s Weather Song Tournament go verse-to-verse and chorus-to-chorus today! Go here to cast your vote before 5am EDT tomorrow! I am still carrying a torch for Gene Kelly, … Continue reading

Weather Song Tournament, Final Four: Rain & Seasons!

Things are really heating up in the Weather Channel’s Weather Song Tournament! Voting is open now in the Rain & Seasons regions, and the competition is stiff! Vote (for Gene Kelly!!) before 5 am EDT tomorrow! Final Four: Rain vs. … Continue reading

Weather Song Tournament: Elite 8!

We’ve arrived at the Elite 8 round of the Weather Channel’s Weather Song Tournament! Voting is still open in the Rain and Seasons regions, but it has already closed in the Sun and Elements regions (click links to see results). … Continue reading

Weather Song Tournament, Sweet Sixteen Round: Rain & Seasons!

Today is the second day of voting in the Sweet Sixteen Round of the Weather Channel’s Weather Song Tournament! Time for two matchups each in the Rain & Seasons regions! Sweet Sixteen Round: Rain Region Gene Kelly: “Singin’ in the … Continue reading

Weather Song Tournament, Sweet Sixteen Round: Sun & Elements!

Music Nerd March Madness resumes! The competition in the Weather Channel’s Weather Song Tournament is heating up with the Sweet Sixteen Round! Voting is open now for the Sun and Elements regions — make your selections before 5am EDT tomorrow … Continue reading

Friday Nerdy Music Links: Harps & Pipers & Weird Al!

Happy Friday, music nerds! I’m back in Boston, home from my piano-practicing adventures in Denver! As of Monday morning, I’ve been preoccupied with Music Nerd March Madness — more about that below — but I’ve been meaning to tell you … Continue reading

Weather Song Tournament, Second Round: Rain & Seasons!

Results are in from yesterday’s voting on the second round, Sun and Elements regions. More than half of my picks advanced, allowing me to feel both au courant and avant garde — a music nerd sweet spot! Today, we vote … Continue reading

Weather Song Tournament, Second Round: Sun & Elements!

Music Nerd March Madness continues with the second round of the Weather Channel’s Weather Song Tournament! We’re down to four matchups in each of four regions — let’s see how it looks! Second Round: Sun Region The Beatles: “Here Comes … Continue reading

Weather Song Tournament: First Round Matchups, Seasons Region!

We’ve arrived at the final quadrant in the first round of the the Weather Channel’s Weather Song Tournament: the Seasons Region. Let’s get to the Music Nerd March Madness! First Round Matchups: Seasons Region Also check out the other regions: … Continue reading