Two cool things: Nik Bärtsch and the record label ECM. Bärtsch has a new record coming out this month–probably next Tuesday–will be a great record with which to get work done. BTW: ECM isn’t on Spotify or Rhapsody (good for them!), so check it out on iTunes. It’s probably like $11 for over an hour … Read More
You might recognize Chris Cunningham’s work with the Aphex Twin or Björk music videos. Nowness magazine has made a video with Audi describing his ascension from film studio production artist to director, and eventually to visual artist and musician. Those already familiar with his work or jaqapparatus will no doubt find this interesting.
We’re losing a lot of good ones this year. http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/earth-wind-fire-founder-maurice-white-dead-74-36722290
Interesting industry article: Why SoundCloud Will Be Worth More Than Spotify
Starring and directed by one of our favorites, Don Cheadle. Check out the trailer here: Watch ‘Miles Ahead’ Movie Trailer – Entertainment Weekly
Raydar Ellis – Mixography from OkayPlayer, Jhené Aiko, Omarion, Common, Drake, Twenty One Pilots, Salena Gomez, The Weeknd, Major Lazer, Flo Rida… several more.
Congratulations RUN-DMC, Earth, Wind and Fire, and especially Herbie Hancock for the Lifetime Achievement Award. We all know Herbs in amongst our favorites amongst favorites. True pioneers, all. Herbie Hancock, Earth, Wind & Fire + Run DMC To Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards
We can’t seem to stop gushing over this little fella. He has a very mature perspective on jazz, both in phrasing and voicing that we’ve only heard from professionals years into their careers. Undoubtedly going to be a true talent moving forward. Only 12 years old!
Here’s a playlist of the stuff we really liked from 2015. Something missing in your opinion? Send us a note!
You’re over there in a turkey hangover haze, and we’re over here with Bill Evans and Beautiful Love Happy Sunday, everyone.