music

Twin Shadow

August 15, 2012
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My new favourite album is Twin Shadow’s Confess. The mix of of new wave, rock and R&B is totally addictive! Bring this disc to the next party you attend. Twin Shadow Confess, $9.99. Download Now Similar gift ideas:Mix TapePlaybuttonRdioJawbone SpeakerWinter Survival

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Mix Tape

June 14, 2012
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I recently came across a box of old mix tapes. Many we’re made by high school friends and they we’re the just the best, most thoughtful gifts at the time (and still evoke great memories today). It’s a little harder to make a mix tape these days because well, there ain’t no more tape, but [...]

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Rdio

May 23, 2012
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I’ve become a convert to Rdio, where you subscribe to the music you love rather than buy it. As long as you’re a member, you have access to thousands of albums, millions of songs and hundreds of unique playlists. Give a subscription to Rdio to keep the music flowing for a person you love. Rdio [...]

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Jawbone Speaker

April 10, 2012
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For big sound in a small package check out the Jawbone Jambox speaker. It offers wireless audio at up to 85 decibels from a single, ultra-small speaker. It also works exceptionally well as a speakerphone. Jawbone Jambox Speaker, $199. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Portable Card SpeakerAirCurveMagnetic iPad MountPhoto JojoTwin Shadow

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Winter Survival

February 15, 2012
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We’ve gotten off pretty easy so far in terms of winter up here in Toronto, but that doesn’t mean our skin and souls aren’t still in need of some serious TLC. Here are some of my current faves – choose a few and put together into a winter survival basket. 1. Good lotion! Most Christmases [...]

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Portable Card Speaker

December 29, 2011
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The Society curates fun social and cultural events in Toronto, New York and Miami and now they’ve curated a cool gift guide on AHAlife. Loved this find – a portable speaker that’s the size of a card! And check out some of the other AHAlife curators’ (like Donna Karan, Tim Gunn and Iris Apfel) gift [...]

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Vinyl Puzzle

December 16, 2011
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For the music lover a jigsaw puzzle that reveals a super cool vinyl collection. Vinyl Puzzle, $26. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Holiday 2013 – For KidsYou Gifted – Pinata Full of MemoriesHandmade FootballSpice ShakersTwin Shadow

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Playbutton

December 8, 2011
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Love this find from the chic editors at FASHION. The Playbutton allows you to give a portable version of an album (like Florence + The Machine or the Pains of Being Pure at Heart). Playbutton, $24. Buy Now Similar gift ideas:Twin ShadowMix TapeRdioPortable Card SpeakerJawbone Speaker

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Wake Up Light

July 19, 2011
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Some mornings its just so darn hard to wake up. And no one likes a jarring alarm going off, so give the big sleeper you know an alarm that will slowly fill the room with light for a gentle wake up. Also plays the radio for an early morning rock out. Philips Wake-up Light Plus, [...]

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Nike + iPod

April 5, 2011
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Spring! Is! Here! Which means I’m out running again. And I didn’t really realize how great this system was until I lost it (so I just got another for myself). The Nike + iPod Sport Kit helps you track your runs, work toward a goal and keep you inspired with presets like your “power song” [...]

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