This is a documentary film about a poor community built around a landfill site in Paraguay. The people there have created a “Recycled Orchestra” by building instruments from what they can rescue from the dump. I love their motto: “The world sends us garbage. We send back music.”
Born in Montreal to Mi’kmaq and Scottish/Irish parents, Dunn was a singer and activist best known for his music about native history and the residential school system in Canada, in particular.
5 expert mixes that include some of the most interesting underground music during the decade that brought us the dawn of digital.
30-minutes of cool groovin’ instrumentals from Chuck Berry’s 1950s Chess archives. Goes well with beer and an old fashioned diner meal. Queue up your selections on the jukebox and sit near the window where you can watch the rain roll down outside.
Including Social Distortion, Imperial State Electric, the Flatliners, Old Man Markley, the National, CTZNSHP, Billy Talent, Riverdale, Steve Hill, We Are Scientists, Blinker the Star, Moon King, Big Black Delta, Millencolin, Ludacris, Mickey Avalon, Deniro Farrar, the Underachievers, Fat Tony, Smif n’ Wessun, and Joey Bada$$.
Whether you spend a Saturday morning on your bike or out walking the dog, scouting local garage sales is a great way to find books, music and more while meeting people in your community. You can even support a local cause, as many garage/street sales are annual events for this purpose.
A toast to Jamaican “rock steady” music and the golden days of vinyl with a contemporary acoustic pop flare. How can a song about records not become a hit? Help Drew out and download the song from iTunes or CDBaby!
Let us know what you found and where your favourite record stores are – just sign-in and post it in the comments for this post.
Watch the video where the Seargent At Arms for Third Man Records reveals a few secrets of the record industry.
A far cry from his previous release, the acoustic West African ‘Mande’ roots record, Dugu Wolo, Sky Blue DeVille represents yet another step forward for Klein’s versatile songwriting as he continues to explore and expand upon sounds rooted in his exciting brand of Americana and folk.
Recorded in 1951, this classic 78 is backed by some tasty Latin rhythms.
Enjoy this top 30 playlist for 27 February 1973 from KHJ 93 FM in Los Angeles.
The best track from their failed 1973 debut with Atlantic records (after leaving Liberty records).
“Yea though I walk through the valley of banjos I will fear no evil, for I have my tenor sax to comfort me.” -Kenny Baldwin.
Hosted by Don Cornelius, w/Larry Hagman, Don Klugman, Dick Clark, Ernest Borgnine, Phyllis Diller, Sherman Hemsley, and Andy Griffith.
The roughly 20,000 LPs and 30,000 CDs have found a new home at The Inner Sleeve record store.
Hundreds of thousands of titles to be culled as CBC focuses more on digital streaming.
Over 6 hours of music from more than 90 artists who died in 2012.
Songs about death and renewal from musicians who died in 2012.
Vocalists of the 20s and 30s, including Mamie Smith, Gertrude Saunders, Edith Wilson, Monette Moore, Bessie Smith, Ethel Waters, Victoria Spivey, Gladys Bentley, Alberta Hunter, Clara Smith, Mattie Hite, Lena Wilson, Billie Holiday, and Dell St. John.
Featuring the finest female vocalists of the 1950s: Monica Zetterlund, Blossom Dearie, Rita Reys, Thelma Grayson, Ernestine Anderson, and more.
An excellent document of the music scene of uptown NYC in the 1920s and 1930s.
Whenever the stress-o-meter hits critical, haul out this classic 10″ LP from 1956 and bust-a-move!
Using names collected from The Music’s Over, Dead Rockstar’s Club, and Famous Dead.
No matter who becomes the next president, real change comes from the people.
With chicken-plucking soul grooves and chunky breakbeats, GSC serves up some serious southern-fried funk gumbo.
Masterful music from the margins that compels you to just sit back and listen.
Live off the floor, this album captures the pure sound of musicians making music, not musicians making a record.
Dizzy Gillespie, trumpet; Johnny Griffin, tenor sax; Kenny Drew, piano; Niels Pederson, bass; Kenny Clarke, drums; Humberto Canto, congas.
Exploring some of the hits and many long-forgotten album tracks by The Ventures, 1960-1967.