Posts Tagged ‘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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Firekites’ video for “Autumn Story” is the coolest chalk stop-motion you will ever see

June 22, 2009

Maybe a bit of hyperbole.  Either way, this is a cool video from Firekites‘ album ‘The Bowery’.

Sasquatch Music Festival 2009: One man can inspire the multitudes…..to dance!

June 18, 2009

Check it out…guy’s having a great time, dancing the day away at Sasquatch Music Festival back this May.  Not too many people are paying attention, and then skip to the 5:30 mark something comes over the crowd.

“Svefn g englar” by Sigur Ros

June 18, 2009

If you haven’t listened to Sigur Ros, you better. Be sure to check out their lavish documentary Heima. The footage below is from a 2001 concert in Philadelphia. Watch the band perform one of my favorites, “Svefn g englar.”

Need more? Check out Sigur Ros’ video for Glosoli.

“DJ Hero” trailer and interview with game creators

June 18, 2009

Awesome!  Set to be release on October 27, 2009, “DJ Hero” will feature mixes from a diverse group of artists including Marvin Gaye, Nirvana, Outkast, and 50 Cent.  Check out the video below for a detailed report on how the game is played.  Between this and “Rock Band: The Beatles” you’ll never have to learn any real instruments!

“Rock Band: The Beatles” trailer

June 17, 2009

This.  Is.  Awesome.   Coming September 9, 2009.

Beatles Tube-pure awesomeness for Beatles nerds such as myself

May 17, 2009

Beatles Tube brings nearly all of The Beatles songs together on one site.  You can watch music videos and live performances of The Beatles music, with lyrics included as well as background info.

Check out a live performance of “Act Naturally” from The Beatles performance on The Ed Sullivan Show from 1965.

Also check out Stones Tube, U2 Tube, Queen Tube.

Thanks to Erik for sending this one in.

Back to the vault: “Sure Shot” by the Beastie Boys

May 3, 2009

The Beastie Boys have staying power, that’s for sure……”Sure Shot” from the Ill Communication album released in 1994.

“Stand By Me” as played by street musicians around the world

April 29, 2009

playingforchange.com – From the award-winning documentary, “Playing For Change: Peace Through Music”, comes the first of many “songs around the world” being released independently. Featured is a cover of the Ben E. King classic by musicians around the world adding their part to the song as it travelled the globe.

Order the CD/DVD Playing For Change “Songs Around The World” now at amazon.com!

Thanks to Mikey for sending this on.

WTF Tuesday: A modern day Mozart

April 27, 2009

Courtesy of The Chive where you can see more lovely people at their feature, “These People Exist.”