When I listen to music, I find that one album or one band will inevitably lead to me craving another. That’s how we generally discover new music, right? For instance, after listening to Missiles of October for a while, their style and sound eventually made me want to return some classic, late ’80s Tad performances..Continue reading “Now Playing: Tad”
If you’re like me and you need as much Nick Saloman’s music as possible, you’d get very excited by new(ish) videos of his performances (especially the acoustic ones!) I came across this little gem today and it really made my day, so I hope this will make yours too.
I just stumbled upon this breathtaking, yet short clip of a performance by Shirley Collins with Martin Carthy and The Albion Band in 1978. Basically any live video or audio of Collins would be a blessing, so you know this is worth a watch.
“Music has always been a matter of Energy to me, a question of Fuel. Sentimental people call it Inspiration, but what they really mean is Fuel. I have always needed Fuel. I am a serious consumer. On some nights I still believe that a car with the gas needle on empty can run about fiftyContinue reading “Hunter S. Thompson and Music”
It’s hard to make a great Hendrix cover, but Michael Kiwanuka, who is an artistic heavyweight in his own right, has performed one hell of a great one. There are a few different videos of him performing “May This Be Love” (AKA “Waterfalls”), but this one I think is the most heartfelt and ethereal. ItContinue reading “Michael Kiwanuka”
I think it’s a good day, wherever you are, for this clip of the wonderful Alice Coltrane & Sandhya Sanjana.
While playing a few Wyatt albums today, I rediscovered how much I love Matching Mole. More people need to listen to, obsess over and freak out about this record. This song especially.