A bunch of tasty new tunes for your shoppin’ list. Plus one slightly older track, Odessa, a shout out to a customer of Blue Ribbon Salvage who just snatched up one of my favorite pieces. Enjoy thoroughly. Play past Friday Fives like a radio here.
What a week of surprises. An earthquake rattled NYC. Steve Jobs terminated himself. And a hurricane’s coming out of nowhere to slap the NE somethin’ fierce. So why not some equally unexpected collaborations, covers, and other tunes? Damn right. Enjoy thoroughly.
Fugazi sure is coming up in the räwkosphere a lot lately (see the Wu-TangWugazi project and news of their digital live archive), but this performance at the Pitchfork Music Festival may take the cake. If anyone has a See the rest »
I could never play drums and sing at the same time. I sure as hell couldn’t “play” a cup and sing a cover like this, either. Most impressive. See more by tay9andahalf (via MeFi). Maybe she’s the hands behind the trippy CHOP CUP video?
Both big fans of True Blood, Neko Case and Nick Cave teamed up to cover the Odessey and Oracle classic for the show’s 4th season. Full story at KCRW. Buy it on iTunes after True Blood premieres tonight (6/26).
Dreamy. From the same musical meister who created “Upular” entirely from Pixar Up samples, Nick Bertke AKA Pogo. Bloom has the same hypnotic effect, too. Made more beautiful by the emotive and timelessly sweet Disney princesses. And that guy’s moustache. (via)
SPEAKING OF BLOOM …
It’s the 20th anniversary of Nirvana‘s Nevermind. Here’s a terrific and lesser-known cover by fellow Wilmette, IL -ian, Jonny Polonsky: