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Interesting Bits and Insights. First Aid Kit. Van the Man and Them. Nicole Atkins. Nicole Atkins (born October 1, 1978)[1] is an American singer-songwriter.

Nicole Atkins

Her influences include 1950s crooner music, 1960s psychedelia, soul music, and the Brill Building style of writing. Atkins has been compared to Roy Orbison and singers from the Brill Building era.[2][3] Early life[edit] She started playing in pick-up bands and doing gigs at local coffeehouses while attending St. Rose High School in the nearby town of Belmar.[8] Career[edit] Early beginnings in North Carolina and New York[edit] Early 2003, she commuted into New York by train to play gigs and maintain a connection to the city's underground music scene.[14] In mid-2004, Atkins and David Muller, who had played drums with Fischerspooner and The Fiery Furnaces, started working on a demo CD entitled Party's Over.

The B-52s Give Me Back My man. COURTNEY BARNETT. Black Box Recorder:  ‘Life is Unfair,’ so kill yourself or get over it. Black Box Recorder: ‘Life is Unfair,’ so kill yourself or get over it This post was originally published here a little over a year ago, before ‘Life is Unfair,’ the Black Box Recorder box set, came out on vinyl.

Black Box Recorder:  ‘Life is Unfair,’ so kill yourself or get over it

It was originally only a CD/DVD release and if you are like me, and don’t like CDs clogging up your living space, but are fine with records doing it, this is simply to alert you to the availability of this new iteration of ‘Life is Unfair.’ Which you should go out and buy immediately if not sooner. The new vinyl version of ‘Life is Unfair’ includes each of their three original albums on wax, the same odds & sods “BBREXIT” collection from CD box (still on a CD), a (very strong) live CD that is unique to this set, and the same DVD as before which includes a short live performance and the group’s three music videos. The Kate Bush Story - Running up That Hill (2014 BBC Documentary)

Kate Bush - King of the Mountain - Official Music Video. Anna Calvi. Anna Margaret Michelle Calvi (born 24 September 1980) is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist.

Anna Calvi

Her accolades include three Mercury Prize nominations, one Brit Award nomination, and a European Border Breakers Award. She has been noted by some critics as a virtuoso guitarist,[3] as well as for her powerful, wide-ranging operatic contralto voice and sometimes androgynous stage appearance. Anna Calvi. A not-so-funny thing happened to Anna Calvi on the way to making her live US debut a month ago.

Anna Calvi

The British goth-cabaret-indie-rock artist reagitated an old arm injury, and doctors instructed her to lay off her beloved guitar (she’s been playing since the tender age of 9) for up to a month, which meant having to postpone her first New York shows as well as gigs at South By Southwest in Austin. But disappointing as the news was, that bit of drama was nothing compared to the swirling sturm und drang of Calvi’s songs, ten of which are featured on her justly lauded self-titled debut album, released in March.

Tracks like “Suzanne & I,” “Desire,” “The Devil,” and the first single, the rolling “Blackout,” have earned her comparisons to other purveyors of musical melodrama throughout the ages—Scott Walker, PJ Harvey, Edith Piaf, and Nick Cave. Cocteau Twins - Fotzepolitic. (63) Anna Calvi. (63) CANNED HEAT - Going up The Country 1969. (1) The Cars Rock Goes to College 1979 (Full Concert) The Cure - Pictures of You [Extended Version] Fever Ray. Melody Gardot - Melody Gardot : Melody Gardot. Jesca Hoop. American singer-songwriter Jessica "Jesca" Ada Hoop[1] (born April 21, 1975, in Santa Rosa, California[2]) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, who writes and performs in diverse musical styles.

Jesca Hoop

She has released five studio albums of her own, as well as live, acoustic and dual albums with others. Biography[edit] Early life[edit] Hoop was born in Santa Rosa, California to traditional Mormon parents Janette and Jack Dennis Hoop, and grew up singing hymns and folk tunes with her family in four part harmony. Career[edit] 2003–2007[edit] 2008–present[edit] Joni Mitchell: Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 1970. The Motels - "Only the Lonely" - SOLID GOLD - 1982. Grace Slick. American singer-songwriter, artist, and former model Early life[edit] Grace Barnett Wing was born October 30, 1939, in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park, Illinois, to Ivan Wilford Wing (1907–1987), of Norwegian and Swedish descent, and Virginia Wing (née Barnett; 1910–1984).[2] Her parents met while they were both students at the University of Washington,[3] and later married.

Grace Slick

In 1949, her brother Chris was born.[4] Her father, working in the investment banking sector for Weeden and Company, was transferred several times when she was a child, and in addition to the Chicago metropolitan area, she lived in Los Angeles and San Francisco, California, before her family finally settled in the San Francisco suburb of Palo Alto in the early 1950s.[5] Wing attended Palo Alto Senior High School before switching to Castilleja High School, a private all-girls school in Palo Alto.

Career[edit] (1) Lydia Loveless - Full Session - 11/17/2016 - Paste Studios - New York, NY. Lydia Loveless.


School of Seven Bells. The band took its name from an alleged South American pickpocket training academy.

School of Seven Bells

Alejandra told the Sydney Morning Herald that "I was up really late watching TV one night...There was this show on about shoplifting rings in the '90s that were extremely organised. The police said that they thought these people were trained in this South American school for pickpockets called the School Of Seven Bells. Dick Heckstall-Smith. Richard Malden Heckstall-Smith (26 September 1934 – 17 December 2004) was an English jazz and blues saxophonist.[1] He played with some of the most influential English blues rock and jazz fusion bands of the 1960s and 1970s.

Dick Heckstall-Smith

Early years[edit] Dick Heckstall-Smith was born in the Royal Free Hospital, in Ludlow, Shropshire, England,[2] and was raised in Knighton, Radnorshire, learning to play piano, clarinet and alto saxophone in childhood. He attended a York boarding school but refused a second term there, instead enrolling in Gordonstoun, where his father had accepted a job as headmaster of the local grammar school.[1] Heckstall-Smith completed his education at Dartington Hall School, before reading agriculture – and co-leading the university jazz band – at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, from 1953.[2] Aged 15, he had taken up the soprano sax while at Dartington, captivated by the sound of Sidney Bechet. Musical career[edit] Kathleen Edwards. (1) Ketty Lester - Love Letters (Straight from Your Heart)

Miley Cyrus: Eight Great Covers That Reveal Her Range. Ariana Grande - thank u, next. (1) Romeo Void - Never Say Never. (1) I Luv U 2 Death. Fever Ray. (1) Dick Dale & The Del Tones "Misirlou" 1963. (1) Eisley Drink the Water (Live From Nation Labs) Eisley. A Gift from a Flower to a Garden. 1967 studio album by Donovan A Gift From a Flower to a Garden is the fifth album from British singer-songwriter Donovan, and marks the first double album of his career and one of the first box sets in rock music.

A Gift from a Flower to a Garden

It was released in the US in December 1967 (Epic Records L2N 6071 (monaural) / B2N 171 (stereo)) and in the UK on 16 April 1968 (Pye Records NPL 20000 (monaural) / NSPL 20000 (stereo)). In December 1967, Epic Records also released each of the two records from A Gift From a Flower to a Garden as separate albums in the US. The first record was released as Wear Your Love Like Heaven, and the second record was released as For Little Ones.

This was done to allow budgeting for the double album package, which included a folder of the printed lyrics to the second disc with artwork, and a cover featuring an infrared photo of Donovan by Karl Ferris who was his and Jimi Hendrix's personal photographer (requiring six colour separations for printing, instead of the usual four separations). (1) Halsey - Haunting. Rickie Lee Jones - official website. The Sundays. The Sundays (stylized as The SUNDAYS on all releases) were an English alternative rock band.

The Sundays

The band formed in the late 1980s and released three albums in the 1990s. The band's beginnings came with the meeting of singer Harriet Wheeler and guitarist David Gavurin while attending Bristol University. Wheeler had played gigs with Cruel Shoes, an early incarnation of the band Jim Jiminee.[1][2] The duo soon augmented the band with bassist Paul Brindley and drummer Patrick Hannan. History[edit] 1988: Formation[edit] Say Yes to this astonishing guitar solo from ‘Starship Trooper’ Say Yes to this astonishing guitar solo from ‘Starship Trooper’ If you’re “of a certain age”—say mid-to-late-50s on up—then prog rock was most likely part of the musical background of your existence. You might not have exactly requested it specifically—was there anyone who could have anticipated, say, Jethro Tull? The Sex Pistols Riotous 1978 Tour Through the U.S. South: Watch/Hear Concerts in Dallas, Memphis, Tulsa & More.

The Sex Pistols “started out as an elaborate Situationist-inspired performance art piece dreamed up by megalomaniac manager Malcolm McLaren,” wrote Jonathan Crow in a post here at Open Culture about one of the band’s storied, disastrous final shows in Dallas of 1978. After beginning as the creation of McLaren and partner Vivienne Westwood, however, they “evolved beyond just being a stunt.”

The statement is objectively true by music history standards. The band’s earliest gigs were directly responsible for almost every major band that took British punk in subsequent post-punk, goth, new wave, dub, etc. directions, including the Buzzcocks, Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Clash, Joy Division, Wire, and too many others to list. Lydon retired the character of Johnny Rotten when the band broke up at the end of their first and last U.S. tour, famously ending things at San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom by sneering “ever get the feeling you’ve been cheated?”

Related Content: Ric Ocasek (1944 - 2019) Handel & Hendrix in London - The Hendrix Flat. 10 Fast Facts About Jimi Hendrix. Though much has been written about the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the most entertaining look at the master composer's life might very well be Amadeus, Milos Forman's film about the artist's life (and rivalries), which was released on September 19, 1984. Here's a look back at the Oscar-winning biopic that not only brought renewed interest to Mozart's music in the 1980s, but inspired Austrian rocker Falco to write the chart-topping "Rock Me Amadeus. " Poor Salieri never stood a chance. 1. Amadeus began life as a Tony Award-winning play. Russian poet/playwright Alexander Pushkin wrote a short play in 1830 called Mozart and Salieri, and playwright Peter Shaffer—who was already a Tony winner for Equus—took inspiration from that to write his own play. Ric Ocasek and The Cars Perform Live in Concert After Their Groundbreaking Debut Album: Watch the Complete Show (January 13, 1979)

Legendary musician and producer Ric Ocasek passed away on Sunday, and the whole rock world mourns his loss. Greatly respected not only by fans but by fellow musicians (and Stephen Colbert), Ocasek achieved a very rare position in the music business—one almost unheard-of: an international superstar in the 80s with his band The Cars, formed in Boston in the late 70s, he thrived in the era of the video star, at the dawning of the music video age alongside 80s juggernauts like Van Halen, Madonna, and Michael Jackson. Jimi Hendrix Wreaks Havoc on the Lulu Show, Gets Banned From the BBC (1969) Redding describes the scene that he, Hendrix, and drummer Mitch Mitchell walked into that day as being "so straight it was only natural that we would try to combat that atmosphere by having a smoke in our dressing room.

" He continues: In our haste, the lump of hash got away and slipped down the sink drainpipe. Panic! We just couldn't do this show straight--Lulu didn't approve of smoking! She was then married to Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees, whom I'd visited and shared a smoke with. When it was time for The Jimi Hendrix Experience to go on camera, they were feeling fairly loose. The Judy Henske Official Web Site! High Flying Bird. Young Joni Mitchell Performs a Hit-Filled Concert in London (1970) Storm Large. See Classic Performances of Joni Mitchell from the Very Early Years. A photograph of two old friends—Joni Mitchell and David Hockney—holding hands at Hockney’s L.A. solo exhibition took over the internet for a moment, for sentimental reasons Guy Trebay laid out in The New York Times. These include the fact that “Ms. Mitchell has seldom been seen in public since she says she was given a diagnosis of Morgellons disease, and suffered a brain aneurysm in 2015,” and “despite the presence of the cane she uses since having learned again to walk, Ms.

Footage of Iggy Pop, Grace Jones, & a yodeling Brian Eno on Dutch television in the 70s & 80s. Legendary Protest Songs from Woodstock: Hendrix, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe & More Perform Protest Songs During the Music Festival That Launched 50 Years Ago This Week. This year's big event to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the most famous music festival in the world has died an ignominious death. As Variety wrote in a scathing “obituary” last month, "Woodstock 50 passed away today at the age of 7 months, following a brave and very, very long battle with cancel. " Edie Brickell & New Bohemians - Carmelito. Rage Against the Machine’s ‘The Battle of Los Angeles’ Is 20, and It Hasn’t Aged a Day.

Welcome to 1999 Music Week, a celebration of one of the most interesting, vivid, varied music years ever. Join us as we count down the best singles and albums of the year, remember the days of scrubs and the girls who wear Abercrombie & Fitch, and argue about which albums stood above the rest. Mick Taylor & The Jack Bruce Band - TOGWT 1975 - best audio & video. Mariee Sioux "Buried in Teeth" Native American video. Goldfrapp - Utopia. Screaming Lord Sutch - Wailing Sound. Mazzy Star - Fade Into You. Rachel Platten - Collide (Live On TODAY) C&L's Late Nite Music Club With The Space Lady. Hear the scope of Liz Phair’s underrated career in 58 minutes. Justifying our love: An hour of Madonna’s greatest non-hits. SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES - Kiss Them For Me. Michelle Gurevich. C&L's Late Nite Music Club With The Tubeway Army. The maestro speaks: Ennio Morricone on life and music. Jagged Little Pill Is Actually Very Bad??? Dick Dale (1937 - 2019)

4AD. Agnes Obel. (63) Massive Attack, Young Fathers - Voodoo In My Blood. (63) Fever Ray 'Keep The Streets Empty For Me'. (63) Agnes Obel - Familiar. (63) Michelle Gurevich - First Six Months of Love. (63) Baby It's You Smith HD {Stereo} (63) Monterey Pop Festival 1968 CD1 cut. Buffy Sainte-Marie and Andrea Warner on Amplifying Native Voices and Killing Colonialism. (63) Katey Sagal "Free Fallin'" Live At Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. Michelle Gurevich. (63) Before 1976: How Punk Became Punk. Joanna Newsom. (63) Dido - White Flag (Live at Brixton Academy) Louise Dowd Music. Up All Night: Exterminate The Whole Human Race. (63) The Forest Rangers - Son Of A Preacher Man (Live @ Stagecoach 2014) Led Zeppelin’s Controversial Legacy: Thievery, Underage Groupies and the ‘Mud-Shark Incident’ Death Of Jon Hiseman, Prog-Rock Drummer, Colosseum Founder. Jon Hiseman, who died from a brain tumour aged 73 on 12 June 2018, was a drummer distinguished in both rock and jazz idioms, a bandleader, recording engineer and producer, and music publisher.

His band Colosseum, often billed as Jon Hiseman’s Colosseum, had UK Top 20 albums with Those Who Are About to Die Salute You and Valentyne Suite, both in 1969. An energetic man involved in multiple projects, Hiseman was a supreme organiser as well as an open-minded bandleader. His impressive grasp of these and other skills was acquired over the course of a long and successful career shared with his wife, the composer, saxophonist and flautist Barbara Thompson. Even Classical Music Is Getting Faster These Days – Rolling Stone. New Music: Mariah Carey 'GTFO,' Lana Del Rey, Noname & More. 'She makes children of us all': Guardian writers pick their favourite Kate Bush lyrics. Eisley - "Drink the Water" (Official) Withering Tree (1969) UK. The Eight Best Beach Boys' Albums. Jo Stafford. Kacey Musgraves Performs 'High Horse,' 'Slow Burn' on 'SNL'

Review: Beach House's '7'