Homegrown Music

Homegrown Music

If you need to escape some of the more commercial-sounding kids’ music that has been playing on a loop in your CD player (and in your brain – get it out!), Elizabeth Mitchell’s new release, You Are My Little Bird, will clear your head for sure....
Looking for Mr. David

Looking for Mr. David

When you hear of a children’s artist by the name of Mr. David, you probably have a certain image that comes to mind. Chances are, the image is not that of a twenty-something Bay-area rocker and former skate punk who was heavily influenced by his hippie parents and...
Go, Baby-O

Go, Baby-O

Is your rendition of If You’re Happy and You Know It boring you and your toddler to tears? Could your Wheels on the Bus could use a little somethin’ somethin’? If so, Baby Loves Jazz: Go Baby Go is just what you need to rediscover the fun – and the funk –...
Juno What’s On The TV?

Juno What’s On The TV?

After my secondweekend-long absence from the girl, I came home to find her speaking several new words. She can now say helicopter, big candy, and, inexplicably to me at first, juno baby. As it turns out, Juno Baby isa children’s entertainment companycreated by...
Bob’s Yer Uncle

Bob’s Yer Uncle

If you haven’t yet caught on to the indie-rock-for-kids movement, Plays Well With Others, the new release from Uncle Rock would be a briliant place to start. The artist is also known as Robert Burke Warren, the former bass player for CBGB’s heydey-era music...
Find Your Inner Silly

Find Your Inner Silly

If I have to hear Fruit Salad, Yummy Yummy one more time, I just might check myself into the mommy loony bin. Thank goodness for musician Jim Gill and his newest release, Moving Rhymes for Modern Times. This isn’t your everyday kiddie album. Originally a music...
Give Peas a Chance

Give Peas a Chance

Before we even popped in their CDs, The Sippy Cups won our award for best kids’ band name. After giving them a listen, it only got better. Kids Rock for Peas is a live album of covers of mostly late 60’s and early 70’s psychedelia, including Pink Floyd’s Bike,...

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