links for 2009-12-19

  • When Paris-born, Israeli-raised Yael Naim met David Donatien, a West Indian drummer, the two sat down to share their rich musical experiences. Combining Yael’s classical education and love of pop and jazz, this collaboration lead into recording 13 beautifully arranged compositions, mostly sung in Hebrew, with instrumentation of piano, guitar, cello, bass and percussion. While the mood ranges from melancholic to sweeter and hopeful notes, she carries intimate feeling throughout her songs.
    (tags: music audio blog)
  • The easiest way to create an image gallery within WordPress is by using the add feature (from WP 2.5+), but to give your gallery something extra you may wish to add the Lightbox effect. Originally developed by Lokeshdhaker.com, Lightbox has gained widespread popularity because it is easy to use and it gives a professional and stylish finish to your images.