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Please enjoy! And to watch Mavis Staples performing with The Band in the film The Last Waltz, just go here.
NPR is offering a “first listen” preview of the new disc “Son Of Rogues Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys.” The concept (great artists singing drunken sea chanteys) was created by the Pirates of the Caribbean team of Johnny Depp and director Gore Verbinski and came out in 2006 featuring the likes of Nick [...]
The legendary Mavis Staples performed last night at the 55th Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. The revered singer appeared on stage for a moving tribute to the late singer/drummer Levon Helm of The Band. Along with Elton John, Zac Brown, Brittany Howard from Alabama Shakes, Mumford & Sons and T Bone Burnett who served [...]
Mavis Staples and Zac Brown rehearsing for their Grammy performance. Photo credit: Araya Diaz
From Boots Riley of The Coup. “Google Alerts brings me treasures sometimes. Here’s a Zumba class in Grand Rapids, MI doing “The Magic Clap” off The Coup’s new album. Get your workout on.” And you should. The song is from the bands great new album Sorry To Bother You.
Renowned soul and gospel singer Mavis Staples will be performing at this year’s Grammy Award Ceremony on Sunday in Los Angeles. Staples will be singing with Brittany Howard from Alabama Shakes, T. Bone Burnett, Zac Brown and others in a performance honoring the late singer/drummer Levon Helm of The Band with a performance of the [...]
The phenomenal Jason Lytle will begin his European solo tour on Feb 7th in London at the Scala. The above poster done by artist Daryl Waller. A full list of dates and ticket links can be found by clicking here.
Petra Haden in the studio with Andy Snavley and the renowned Charlie Haden. For more pics from the recording of the acclaimed album Petra Goes To The Movies go here.
The Centro Financiero Confinanzas is an unfinished skyscraper in Venzuela’s capital of Caracas. The skeletal structure is the eighth tallest building in Latin America at 45 stories high. It is now home to over 700 poor families, a ‘vertical slum,’ and a strange and fascinating example of reapproprioation of space in an urban environment. To [...]
KPCC has an absolutely rave review of Petra Haden’s recent show at The Getty where she performed songs from her new album Petra Goes To The Movies with a 13 person vocal choir. See below: “You’ll believe a woman can fly… Well, it almost felt that way Saturday evening at the J. Paul Getty Museum. [...]
I am currently in Southern India which feels far far away from Los Angeles and even Europe for that matter. So I was pleasantly surprised to open the local paper The Hindu and see a nice article on none other than Glen Hansard. Turns out he is in this very town visiting a friend who [...]
Academy Award winner Glen Hansard and his band The Frames will support water initiative Viva con Agua de Sankt Pauli e.V. that raises money and awareness to improve drinking water supply in India. To do so they will be auctioning Glen’s acoustic guitar signed by the Irish musician and band members with proceeds donated to benefit [...]
Tom Waits and Anton Corbijn to release a limited edition photographic book on May 8. Available for pre-order now. Read more here: www.tomwaits.com
Petra Haden’s wondrous new album Petra Goes To The Movies is available today via Anti-. The record is already generating acclaim from the press with the New York Times saying, “the arrangements are ingenious, emphasizing Ms. Haden’s gift for mimesis.” This absolutely unique work offers a one of a kind opportunity to experience some cinematic [...]
Let us introduce you to the brand new Sean Rowe YouTube channel. Here you can watch all of Sean’s official music videos as well as all his latest impromptu home videos. A perfect way to find out about this immensely talented artist. Check it out here.
IFC.com will premiere the first music video from the acclaimed Los Angeles duo The Milk Carton Kids this Monday, January 21st. The clip offers a deliberately simple yet evocative visual complement to the duo’s song “Snake Eyes” from the their upcoming Anti- Records debut The Ash & Clay, out March 26th. To view the video [...]
Folk Radio in the UK has added Sean Rowe’s latest masterwork, writing of the record, “Sean Rowe’s latest release ‘The Salesman and The Shark’ was released at the back end of August last year and whilst I know we can’t cover everything I’ve found myself playing it more frequently and normally with the volume turned [...]
Supreme soul singer Bettye LaVette was recently interviewed and taped a live performance for the French television station Canal Plus TV show ‘Album De la Semaine” You can watch by going here.
Los Angeles duo The Milk Carton Kids will release their anticipated Anti- debut album The Ash & Clay on March 26th. You can preview a brand new track from the album entitled “Snake Eyes” care of Rolling Stone by going here. After forming in 2011, the duo of Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan quickly built [...]
Tom Waits and Keith Richards have recorded a song called “Shenandoah” for the new compilation album Son of Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs & Chanteys. The two previously worked together on Waits’ album Bad As Me. You can listen to the track care of NPR by going here. Son of Rogue’s Gallery: Pirate Ballads, [...]