Posts Tagged ‘live music’

“Anonanimal” by Andrew Bird

June 28, 2009

Multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird performing “Anonanimal” from his latest cd, The Noble Beast. Check out more of Andrew Bird’s music at his official website.

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“Flume” by Bon Iver-live at Myspace Transmissions

April 13, 2009

We brought you Bon Iver’s performance of “Skinny Love” a few months ago.  Here’s another beautiful performance from Bon Iver.  Simple arrangement and wonderful harmonies as he performs “Flume” for MySpace Transmissions Studio.

“Hit Me Baby One More Time” sounds great when covered by Travis

February 25, 2009

Scottish band Travis makes this Britney Spears song not suck.  Find out more about Travis at their official website.

Great Cover Versions: “Voodoo Child” as covered by Stevie Ray Vaughn

February 19, 2009

“Voodoo Child” by Jimi Hendrix might be my all-time favorite rock song.  And while most guitarists, past or present, should be executed on the spot for even thinking of playing but 1 chord of a Hendrix song, Stevie Ray Vaughan damn near matches Hendrix on this song.  Spot on.

We Love Good Cover Versions

February 15, 2009

Here’s a pretty good one.  Tori Amos covering Fleetwood Mac’s “Landslide.”  Far superior to The Smashing Pumpkins version released in 1994…and hey, I like the Pumpkins, too.

**Bonus**  I love Tori’s cover of Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” too.  Check it out.

The most awkward band interview you’ll see today.

December 10, 2008

It starts off fair, and quickly heads south.  The band Killswitch Engage toys with the interviewer.

“Blessed to Be a Witness” by Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals

September 17, 2008

Live at the Hollywood Bowl, 2003, one of my favorite bands, fo’ sho.  Ben Harper mixes it up from album to album, even song to song.  Folk/Rock/Reggae.  Leon Mobley, the percussionist featured here, is a bad mutha….

“The Renewed Mind is the Key”-bad Christian Music Capped off with Bad Dancing

September 11, 2008

You’ll want to make sure you have the volume up.  The music+choreography=comedy gold.

Extra special thanks to The House of Hunt for posting this one.