Chill Out

Lately I’ve been having  lot of trouble sleeping. It’s difficult to have a good night’s sleep or even trying to take a good nap during the day. Sometimes I go to bed and it takes hours to fall asleep. My boyfriend recommended that I start listening to music again to try to fall asleep. Once again, his recommendation was a life saver.

I don’t know if I have mentioned it in previous posts, but I believe Spotify has the best playlists ever. They are just perfect. To sleep, I use the Chill step playlist. I put the timer for 15 or 20 minutes and I fall asleep in no time. It’s all thanks to the songs that are played. I mean, they are calming, and they soothe me to sleep. I feel as if I can finally relax and let go of all the stress and the tension that’s smothering me.

One night, before I fell asleep, one song caught my attention. It is titled “It Is What It Is.” Again, I was mesmerized. The song was so soothing and I felt as if all my worries were out of my head and instead my mind was telling me “Sleep, child, everything will be okay now.” I’m not kidding. Another day, the same thing happened with a song titled “Life Goes On,” and what did I know! It was a song by the same artist. I had to get to the bottom of this. It was too good to be true.

The artist is known as CMA. According to the mini bio on his website,

Connery M. A. started his journey into creating music at the age of 12. Pursuing a lifelong passion, he mainly produces chillout electronic music filled with warm and gentle sounds. He thinks that you don’t necessarily have to use words to express emotions, but music on it own shares enough.

I immediately fell in love with his work. He couldn’t be more right! Music can express any emotion without words. Music is PURE emotion. Have you seen a pianist perform? An opera singer dramatize his or her song? Music is a world of feelings and emotions and it’s amazingly beautiful. Music can never fail you.

The songs that I enjoyed were both from the same EP that he released on October 2014. The Ep is titled Life, a completely accurate title as the songs provide this sort of vibe. CMA wrote that “From the hard times to the brighter ones,” that’s what he wants us to listen to. These are five simple songs that convey a world of emotions, and I am really happy I stumbled upon this album.

 

Here are the songs. I invite you to listen to them, especially “It Is What It Is,” that’s my favorite one.

1. Life Goes On

2. Fragments of the Past

3. It Is What It Is

4. You’re Alive

5. Ku’uipo

I hope you enjoy the songs as much as I do. And now you know that if you have trouble sleeping or relaxing, CMA or some chillstep could help you out! 😉 Here are CMA’s links for his website, Facebook, and Twitter accounts.

Until next time,

Your Music Enthusiast ♫

Web Wednesday: The Smoothie Challenge

We all know how viral these sort of challenges go. So at first I had no idea what a smoothie challenge was until I saw Our Last Night’s video.

This challenge is quite disgusting but I have to admit that I couldn’t stop laughing at them. I could never drink half of what they drank. I mean I eat guava and I get nauseous for Christ’s sake!!! To think about drinking something mixing Oreos and beef jerky or vinegar and so forth, ew! I can’t! I would definitely fail this challenge miserably, and would probably end up in the bathroom for the rest of the day. Our Last Night made it really funny however, and I gotta say kudos to them and everyone who has the guts to do this challenge.

I also found BFvsGF’s challenge and wanted to share it with you guys so you can laugh at them and their faces. Their hilarious!! Continue reading

Brooklyn Nine Nine

Hi everyone! 

I’ve been drawing a complete blank on what to write this week, but decided it had been awhile since I wrote about a TV show.

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So, let me tell you a little bit about Brooklyn Nine Nine, which is amazing and I’m not just saying that because Andy Samberg is my favorite actor. This show is, I believe, for everyone and anyone. It has comedy, tiny bits of drama, pranks and sass.

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Web Wednesday: Ariana Grande’s SNL Tidal Skit

Hi everyone!! 

Before I begin I have to say that I don’t follow Ariana’s career. I use to love her on Victorious and I like her music, but I’m not like a super huge or committed fan. However, she is a very talented actress and singer.

Anyhow, I wanted to talk about the most memorable performance Ariana gave last Saturday on SNL, which was her Tidal skit.

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It was hilarious and amazing. She sang/imitated some very well known ladies such as Britney Spears, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, among others and she blew everyone’s socks off.

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Only Time Will Tell

I think most of us have heard of the saying “Do what you love, love what you do.”
And I think many of us wish to follow it and make it our everyday motto.
But it’s not that simple.

Last week I was M.I.A. due to the fact that I was taking a very much needed vacation. I went on a cruise with my boyfriend and we had the opportunity to take a breather from our worlds. However, I did encounter some stressful moments.

I am a very superstitious person, and while being on vacation there were too many signs and coincidences that brought me back to the realities that I wanted to forget for the moment, Continue reading

Fall Out Boy’s Wintour Started With A Bang!

Last Thursday, February 25th, Fall Out Boy kicked off their Wintour in San Juan, Puerto Rico. With over 10,000 people, the Coliseum WAS PACKED and the fans could not be happier that FOB FINALLY came to Puerto Rico to blow our minds. Singing our favorites from “Sugar, We’re Going Down” to “Uma Thurman,” everyone sang along at the top of their lungs to every song they knew. It was an unforgettable moment for FOB fans and hopefully for FOB themselves as they were shocked by the amount of teenagers and youngsters who not only knew their songs by heart but also, and I quote Pete, “knew English pretty well.” Showed them right, huh? Here in Puerto Rico English might not be our first language, but I can assure you that today’s generation is starting to change that. Continue reading