Thursday, March 29, 2012

Coltrane's Giant Steps Animated

Here's animation by Michal Levy of one of my favorite John Coltrane performances of Giant Steps...

Thanks to Zeke for the head's up on the video.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

RIP Earl Scruggs

Here's Steve Martin laying banjo with the legendary Earl Scrubbs...

Monday, March 26, 2012

Monday Morning Key Bumps: Gimme Shelter

Here's a group of international musicians performing a cover of the Stones' epic track Gimme Shelter...

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Phil and Friends: 3/20/12

Here's the full show from Terrapin Crossroads featuring Chris Robinson and Jimmy Herring on guitars....

H/T to Otis & G-Rob!

Monday, March 19, 2012

Monday Morning Key Bumps: James Brown and Miso Soup

James Brown is truly the hardest working man in all of entertainment. Here's the Godfather of all thing souls pitching miso soup for Japanese audiences....

Then again, when you're a raging cokehead with mounting tax bills, sometimes you gotta bite the bullet and shill random stuff overseas like miso soup.

Friday, March 16, 2012

Shit Phish Phans Say

This meme hath jumped the llama.

Funny shit regardless. Nice job, Pete.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Monday Morning Key Bumps: Rock and Roll Cover

Here's an eclectic mash-up of various covers of Led Zeppelin's anthem Rock and Roll performed by a pastiche of amateurs and professionals alike...

Friday, March 09, 2012

Background Beats: Spring 2012

Background Beats is back with a Spring 2012 edition, and this one is jam packed with over 1.5 hours of solid, non-stop grooves. I had a tough time narrowing down the track selection for this edition, hence the 17 tracks.


01. In The Trees - Faze Action
02. The Water and the Sun - Zeb
03. Feel (Thievery Corporation Remix) - Bombay Dub Orchestra
04. Searchin' (At Jazz Remix) - Little Big Bee
05. Contemplation - Josh One
06. Drink Me Hot - Chris Joss
07. Habibi - Balqis
08. Lost At Last - Maker
09. Bad Stone - Crystal Method
10. Eighty Eight - Camiel
11. Deep Draw - Chris Zippel Aka Genuine
12. Daisycutter - Nocturnal Emissions
13. Cat People - Cujo
14. Lagrimas - Susana Montero
15. Underwater Pressure - Modaji
16. Cry Baby - Spiller
17. Mrs. Chombee Takes The Plunge (DJ Food Mix) - The Herbaliser


Thursday, March 08, 2012

The Lost Guitar Solo on Here Comes the Sun

Here's a video featuring the son of George Harrison tinkering with the original recordings of Abbey Road and he discovers a lost guitar solo...

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Today in Phishtory: 3/6/09 - Hampton Reunion

Three years ago today, Phish took the stage at the Mothership in Hampton, VA and launched the 3.0 era. Here's my recap from 3/6/09: The Return of the Phish.

Also, here's a video of the bouncing big-ass balloons during Bouncing Around the Room that I shot...

Monday, March 05, 2012

Monday Morning Key Bumps with Amy Winehouse

This is an interesting cover of Toots & the Maytal's Monkey Man featuring a gravely,yet responsive Amy Winehouse....

Thursday, March 01, 2012

Radiohead setlist variation (n=3)

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01. Bloom Bloom Bloom
02. The Daily Mail Little By Little Little By Little
03. Morning Mr. Magpie Staircase Airbag
04. Staircase Weird Fishes/Arpeggi Weird Fishes/Arpeggi
05. The National Anthem Morning Mr Magpie Morning Mr Magpie
06. Meeting In The Aisle Meeting In the Aisle The Gloaming
07. Kid A Pyramid Song Kid A
08. The Gloaming Nude Pyramid Song
09. Codex Identikit Nude
10. You And Whose Army? Lotus Flower Identikit
11. Nude There There Lotus Flower
12. Identikit Feral There There
13. Lotus Flower Idioteque Feral
14. There There Daily Mail Idioteque
15. Feral Bodysnatchers The Daily Mail
16. Idioteque Reckoner Bodysnatchers
17. Separator

——— ——— ———
18. Airbag Separator Separator
19. Bodysnatchers All I Need You and Whose Army?
20. Cut A Hole Myxomatosis Myxomatosis
21. Weird Fishes/Arpeggi EIIRP EIIRP
——— ——— ———
22. Give Up The Ghost Give Up the Ghost Staircase
23. Reckoner Karma Police Reckoner
24. Karma Police Street Spirit(Fade Out) Street Spirit (Fade Out)