Songs the Empty Mirrors
and friends can’t live without…

The Times – I Helped Patrick McGoohan Escape

We've all been there. One day you wake up, and you have no idea what to listen to. The records of your youth are still there, and still glorious, but they've been played to death. There is new music everywhere, but nothing that grabs you, and you feel like everything has been done. A creeping dread descends, as you wonder if music itself, your greatest passion, is about to fade to silence. Is this what death feels like? Read more...

End of the Pier Records
eotprecords.com


Jonathan Coulton – The Future Soon

The one song that I'd credit with "saving my life" would have to be The Future Soon by Jonathan Coulton. Now, you're probably thinking "How did a song about turning yourself into a cyborg for a crush save your life?" Well, it didn't save my life in the mortal sense, but it gave my life DIRECTION, which is similar, in my opinion. Let me explain... Read more...

The Real Michael Lee
www.therealmichaellee.com/howtofindme


Lizzo – Exactly How I Feel feat. Gucci Mane

Everyone has their own unique coping strategies for when they're feeling a little under the weather. Read more...

sideSister
sidesister.bandcamp.com


Lemon Twigs - These Words

Released on the album Do Hollywood in October 2016, the Lemon Twigs debut album. The creation of the teenage D’Addario brothers, who were just 17 and 15 when it was recorded. Read more...

Badger Brewington, singer, bass, and keyboard player with Spidercat.
spidercat.bandcamp.com/


Roxy Music - Avalon

In the late 1990s, living in a town I’d outgrown, stuck in a job I’d come to hate, I started to suffer from insomnia and stress headaches that I couldn’t shift. Read more...

By Aliya Whiteley, author
aliyawhiteley.wordpress.com/about/


Radiohead: Paranoid Android

I spent the 1990s making one bad decision after another. Read more...

Rupe


"Sundrenched World" by Joshua Radin

While the song is very good, it may not be his best nor my favorite Radin track necessarily, but the song is very meaningful to me. Read more...

Guy Grogan: Singer-Songwiter, Multi-Instrumentalist
www.guygrogan.com


All the Best by John Prine

I was 20 or 21 the first time I saw John Prine live in concert. I hitch-hiked 2700 km to see him play at the Ottawa Folk Festival on his first tour after having won a battle with cancer. Read more...

Kyla Tilley: Singer-Songwriter, Guitar Player
www.kylatilley.com


Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

The song and the album with the same name was the main reason for me wanting to pick up an instrument and start learning. Read more...

Niklas Finnas: Audio Engineer, Drummer and Drum Teacher
www.niklasfinnas.com


Devin Townsend - Deadhead

2010 was the worst year of my life. Read more...

Anna Ilveskoski - singer, vocal coach
www.annailveskoski.com


George Harrison - Give Me Love

One of George Harrison’s jewels, ‘Give Me Love’ gave me breathing space Read more...

Robert Severin, songwriter, singer, guitarist
www.robertseverin.com