Oxfam America recently released a stirring video highlighting their response to the food crisis in Eastern Senegal, which features the stunning track “Euzo” by Sidi Touré, one of Mali’s most beloved musicians. Touré’s excellent new album, Koïma, was recently released in the US by Thrill Jockey, and Touré is currently touring the US and Canada in support of the [...]
London’s The Sun is reporting that The Stone Roses will announce their reunion , with full original lineup, at a press conference on Tuesday. From The Sun: “A source said: “It has been a tense few months putting the reunion together. A lot of issues had to be resolved and some seriously hard graft has [...]
If you loved Keith Richards’ autobiography, Life, and wished there was a companion book by Mick Jagger…the next best thing is out this week. Jagger: Rebel, Rockstar, Rambler, Rogue, is sort of an “answer” book by Marc Spitz…not necessarily on behalf of Jagger, but more likely in-defense of the Mickster. I loved the book, and [...]
With musical backing from Jeff the Brotherhood…
We think this is pretty great: Against Me! covers The Clash
Oxfam’s new campaign to build a better food system starts today and they are launching with a new video featuring music from Architecture In Helsinki: By “better food system”, Oxfam is referring to one that produces enough for a growing population and empowers poor people to earn a living, feed their families, and thrive. For [...]
Our in-box has been remarkably full of good music lately, so we thought we’d share some of the wealth. Here are six excellent new tracks to pimp your music player with: Paul Collins – “Do You Wanna Love Me” mp3 Acrylics – “Nightwatch” mp3 Way Yes – “Gino” mp3 Hunx and His Punx – “Lovers [...]
PBS has just posted the entire Austin City Limits episode featuring Sonic Youth and The Black Keys. It’s great. Watch it there or watch it here: Watch the full episode. See more Austin City Limits.
With just a couple days left in the year, I’m checking in with my own “Best Albums of 2010″ list, just in case after Anna’s excellent list last week you need more… I couldn’t whittle my list down to ten, so this year you get my top-fourteen, in alphabetical order: A Sunny Day In Glasgow [...]
I’ve been patiently waiting for new music from Adele for some time now, and I’m thrilled that the new album, 21, will finally be out in February. In the meantime, the video for the new single “Rolling In The Deep” has just dropped. Here it is: -Bob F.