As regular BB readers know, I'm a big fan of Seattle indie folk group The Head & The Heart. Their gorgeous new album, Let's Be Still, is out this week on Sub Pop Records. I previously posted a free stream of the full 13-song LP that, as I wrote, "showcases the group's diverse musical interests and pushes their repertoire beyond the neo-Americana they mastered with their eponymous 2011 release and into more diverse sonic territories." Boing Boing is thrilled to premiere this new video for the song "Shake," from Let's Be Still. It's directed by E. Ryan McMackin. The Head & The Heart are currently on tour in the United States through December. My wife saw them perform an intimate show in Brooklyn last week at the Music Hall of Williamsburg and was floored by the power and beauty of the songs, and the fine musicianship.
This week marks the 100th anniversary of the first jazz record ever released, or rather “jass” record. In a New York City recording studio, five white musicians called the Original Dixieland Jass Band recorded the “Livery Stable Blues” backed by the “Dixie Jass One-Step” on a 78 RPM disc. Of course, jazz music was actually […]
dj BC writes, “In 2006 I mixed a bunch of New Orleans artists with Wu Tang rappers to make the record ‘Wu Orleans.’ 11 years later, here’s part two, with ten new songs. Free MP3 download of both albums here. A very limited run of vinyl with all 20 Wu Orleans songs on two records, […]
It’s been seven years since we previewed Theft: A History of Music, a comic book that explains the complicated history of music, borrowing, control and copyright, created by a dynamic duo of witty copyright law professors from Duke University as a followup to the greatest law-comic ever published: the book was due out years ago, but the untimely and tragic death of illustrator Keith Aoki delayed it — until today.
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