Posts filed under “Music”

Sting’s 60th Birthday Party

Sting’s 60th birthday party
Beacon Theatre, New York
October 1, 2011

Sting and Robert Downey Jr – Driven to Tears

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Sting feat Lady Gaga – King of pain

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Sting and Rufus Wainwright – Wrapped around your finger

Guitar: Dominic Miller
Drums: Vinnie Colaiuta
Double Bass: Christian McBride
Keyboards: David Sancious
Keyboards: Rob Mathes
Percussion: Rhani Krija
Backing Vocals: Jo Lawry (center), Lisa Fischer (stage right), Tabitha Fair (stage left)

Category: Music, Weekend

John Mayer at Jones Beach Theater (August 28, 2013)

Queen of California
stars

 

Paper Doll
red solo

 

I took the missus to see John Mayer at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY, USA last week.

Song List

Queen of California
Paper Doll
Something Like Olivia
Dear Marie
Half of My Heart
Waiting on the Day
Who Says
Going Down the Road Feelin’ Bad (Henry Whitter cover)
Slow Dancing in a Burning Room
In Your Atmosphere
Free Fallin’ (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers cover)
Wildfire
Vultures
I Don’t Trust Myself (With Loving You)
Call Me the Breeze (J.J. Cale cover)
If I Ever Get Around to Living
Age of Worry
Born and Raised
Gravity
I Will Be Found (Lost at Sea)

Encore:
Waiting on the World to Change

via Setlist

 

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Category: Music, Weekend

Song of the Summer: Blurred Lines’ Best Covers

Duke – Blurred lines COVER Jimmy Fallon, Robin Thicke & The Roots Sing “Blurred Lines” Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines (Taryn Southern, Julia Price, Jimmy Kimmel and Guillermo in “Blurred Lines” (feat. Robin Thicke Queens Of The Stone Age – Blurred Lines (Live Lounge) Vampire Weekend Robin Thicke Blurred Lines BBC Radio 1 Live Lo…Read More

Category: Friday Night Jazz, Music, Weekend

SoundScan Is Killing the Music Business

Every week the antiquated record industry trumpets its sales figures and the even more ancient media industry repeats them. And to say they’re unimpressive is to say you took the family goat to prom. Let’s look at Imagine Dragons. They’re a top ten act selling 25,000 records a week. 25k a week? That’s positively anemic…Read More

Category: Music, Think Tank

Legends: Famous Guitars

Famous Guitars: This is a personal project, just for fun. These images and sounds have been randomly selected via Internet search to improve my style and to learn to appreciate other people’s taste. The selection of these images is an informative example of things that I like.   Published on Jul 24, 2013   A…Read More

Category: Music, Weekend

Friday Night Music IP Litigation: Robin Thicke vs Marvin Gaye

The argument that the beat and falsetto are property of the Marvin Gaye estate strikes me as a stretch. These songs have a similarities, but its a gonna be tough for the Gaye Estate to prove infringement.   Marvin Gaye – Got To Give It Up   Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines ft. T.I., Pharrell…Read More

Category: Friday Night Jazz, Intellectual Property, Music

Blurred lines (Duke Cover)

My favorite cover of this:

3 Mics
1 Guitar
NO BOZO

We love being in a sweaty shed together so much we did it again…

As an after thought we rustled up another cover for you all…
So here it is. Our live, beatbox, acoustic version of:

ROBIN THICKE ft. PHARRELL and T.I – BLURRED LINES

original version after the jump

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Category: Music, Weekend

Totally Infectious

This is what is getting me moving tonight: Return of Real Hip Hop

Category: Music, Weekend

Rappers Be Lying ‘Bout Their Do-Re-Mi

This is hilarious:   Jay-Z Is Right: Most Rappers Are Lying About Their Money Click for interactive experience Source: Businessweek

Category: Digital Media, Music, Weekend

Twelve Musical Tones

Vi Hart, explores the nature of randomness and pattern, using Stravinsky’s 12-tone music as a starting-point and rocketing through constellations, the nature of reality. Twelve Tones hat tip boingboing

Category: Mathematics, Music, Weekend