the xx insects

The xx are one of my favorite bands. The trio from the U.K. create a subdued style of Indie pop that blends electronic music and dream pop brilliantly. I have been hooked on the band ever since I heard their debut album. While looking back through my collection, I discovered an xx song from their early period that had been lost in the shuffle: the track “Insect.”

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I have spent much of the last three days suffering from a bout of writer’s block. There are several half-written posts in a blog folder on my desktop. They are ideas that I have spent a lot of time on, but ultimately belong to another day. After glancing over at my DVD collection, I started to think about my old cure for writer’s block: Pink Floyd’s Pulse.

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Youtube concert video

If you live on the Northeast Corridor like I do, chances are that you are snowed in today. You have also probably had enough of winter. Whether you are working from home or just kicking back and wondering how long you can procrastinate shoveling all this snow, it never hurts to have a little live music to brighten things up. Here are five YouTube concert videos from bands that will blow you away with their live performances and make your snow day more fun. 

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