Posts filed under “Music”

St Vincent: Dig A Pony

Fantastic cover, which led me to her new album earlier this year.

 


 

Category: Friday Night Jazz, Music, Weekend

Best of 2014: Different Kind of Music List

Its that time of year again: I present TBP’s annual “Different Kind of Music List” for 2014. (Click to see prior years’ lists). Here’s the deal with our Anti-list: Lots of Best of Lists are out there, but the simple truth is they have zero relevancy to people with families, careers, hobbies, etc. Neither you…Read More

Category: Music, Weekend

“Shake It Off” as “Hanukkah”

Jewish a cappella group Six13:     Previously:

Category: Humor, Music, Weekend

Livability Index: Best Cities For Young People

click for giant interactive Source: Vocativ

Category: Digital Media, Economy, Food and Drink, Music, Real Estate

Napster’s Culture of Free

Grappling With the ‘Culture of Free’ in Napster’s Aftermath

Source: NYT

Category: Music, Video, Web/Tech

Getting On The Right Track

1. Focus on music not money. There’s too much talk about grosses and too much bitching about Spotify. Amazon rolls out robots and we all ooh and ahh, there’s forward motion in the music business and everybody complains. Change is inevitable, the future comes, the social landscape will be rearranged…best to acknowledge this and move…Read More

Category: Music, Think Tank

Where Band Members Stand

From Flip Flop Flyin’: The colours and letters should be obvious, but just in case: S = singer, G = guitar, B = bass, D = drums, K = keyboards of various sorts, inc. computers or mixing equipments, T = turntables. If the singer regularly plays an instrument, they get a pink ring around the…Read More

Category: Digital Media, Music, Weekend

Get It: Art of McCartney

After streaming this all for the past 4 days, I just ordered the new “Art of McCartney” 2 CD/1 DVD set from Amazon. The list of artists doing covers of Beatles/Wings/McCartney songs is fantastic: Disc 1 1. Maybe I’m Amazed Billy Joel 2. Things We Said Today Bob Dylan 3. Band on the Run Heart…Read More

Category: Music, Weekend

Stream: Art of McCartney

click for more album info     You can stream the entire new Paul McCartney album — 46 covers of the greatest Beatles, Wings and solo McCartney songs — below. The 2 CD + 1 DVD package is available at Amazon. You can stream individual tunes at YouTube, or stream the entire set below.  …Read More

Category: Music, Weekend

Chrissie Hynde Sings The Beatles’ Let It Be

From Speakeasy: Released in 1970, the song was the last single the Beatles released before the band split. Hynde’s version echoes the original, opening with the iconic piano part and building into a symphony of backing vocals, guitars, bass and drums. Hynde shows the softer side of her tough-as-nails vocal style, the occasional catch in…Read More

Category: Friday Night Jazz, Music, Weekend