Listen to two of Scientist’s pioneering dub albums juxtaposed with their original vocal studio recordings. An exquisite introduction to his creativity using the mixing console.
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Oh like anybody is surprised I’m posting this. Interesting remix, even more interesting video; I’m not sure there is an actual story-line as much as it was a Miami Vice style everybody gets a cameo mentality. So many character introductions that at times I forget there’s even a song happening.
Either way, the results are that it works and I’m just some rando writing about it on the internet. Mission accomplished.
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I was fortunate enough to catch Spiritualized, one of my favorite bands for about as long as I can remember, play a late-night set at Atlanta’s Terminal West on May 9, 2015 as a part of their two appearances in town for the Shaky Knees Festival. A much more intimate, and better sounding venue than my two previous experiences at The Variety Playhouse, or conversely the festival grounds.
Included are a handful of photos and a short stitching together of some video clips I grabbed during the course of the evening; being as close as I was I was more focused on enjoying the show than holding up a camera for 5-to-6 minute stretches. It’s rare I get to see Spiritualized was definitely wanted to savor the moment. Thanks to YouTube user ChromeDream for supplying a few full-length songs.
Spiritualized – Terminal West (5)
Spiritualized – Terminal West (3)
Spiritualized – Terminal West (4)
Spiritualized – Terminal West (6)
Spiritualized – Terminal West (2)
Spiritualized – Terminal West (1)
Spiritualized – Terminal West (8)
Below find the setlist with links to videos where available:
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Here It Comes (The Road, Let’s Go)
Lord Let It Rain on Me
Shine a Light
She Kissed Me (It Felt Like a Hit)
Soul on Fire
Walkin’ with Jesus
Take Your Time
JME setting the mic on fire with this new track, seriously – he uses a university degree to set a microphone on fire… also, Iron Man cameo.
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Another fun rooftop event from Atlanta’s Wiggle Factor, this time bringing the local sounds of Kai Alce, a handful of photos and a short video I captured using the new hand-held camera. Hopefully more posts like this in the future now that I have it available.
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Tad Allagash Day/Light
Kai Alce – Day/Light
Kai Alce – Day/Light
Kai Alce – Day/Light
Kai Alce w/ Sunset – Day/Light
A short clip from today, 9 AM – 11 AM looking west down Peachtree Road just north of Phipps Plaza, click through for the 720p version.
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The legacy of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood was never in question, but an overlooked aspect of the show is the three-piece house band, fronted with John Costa’s colorful piano, Carl McVickie Jr on bass, and drummer Bobby Rawsthorne, who provided the show’s recognizable soundtrack.
A show that provided many firsts growing up, Fred Rogers takes us backstage to introduce what was for many, their first favorite jazz group.
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Most concert historians point to the Apollo performance, and understandably so, but James Brown delivered some electrifying performances on Soul Train more than a few times.
Here’s a near 45-minute compilation of every performance. Featuring live renditions of Hot Pants, Get Up (I Feel Like A) Sex Machine, Get On The Good Foot, Soul Power, Make It Funky, Cold Sweat, Try Me, Please Please, Please, Say It Loud I’m Black and I’m Proud, Super Bad, Papa Don’t Take No Mess, My Thang , Hell, The Payback, and a bonus performance of Damn Right I’m Somebody by Fred Wesley and the JB’s
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Admittedly something I ordinarily listen to anyway but in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, sharing this felt timely. In this video we get the last known video recording of Irish rock group Thin Lizzy, fronted by Phil Lynott, one of the most underrated front men in rock, and an astounding bassist to go along with it. Thin Lizzy also holds the privilege of one of the few decent two electric guitar rock lineups, a move typically to counteract that no one guitarist was good enough; clearly not a problem here.
(Ed. Note – the music starts around the 3:15 mark)
This video, filmed appropriately in the band’s hometown of Dublin in 1983, features the lineup of Phil Lynott, Brian Downey, Brian Robertson, and Scott Gorham in the band’s last known live recording.
1) Thunder And Lightning
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2) Baby Please Don’t Go
3) Angel Of Death
4) Are You Ready
5) Cold Sweat
6) The Sun Goes Down
8) Still In Love With You
10) Dancing In The Moonlight
11) Whiskey In The Jar
Remembering that brief moment when Steve Vai performed with Whitesnake, and let’s not be unfair here, there was a period David Coverdale managed to get Aynsley Dunbar on the payroll as well. Still, none of that is an excuse for 7-string electric guitars and this many people wearing leather pants.
Anyway, enjoy this clip of Steve Vai being Steve Vai during a solid rendition of the oft-overlooked Whitesnake classic “Still of the Night”
From the Live at Donnington in 1990 DVD
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Shot by Rob Whitworth
If you want to see more…
An extended version of the airport baggage scene, from plane arrival to luggage cart in 4K here:
And also the creek scene in full, the original of this is 13500px (13.5K) across however in 4k here:
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Just sharing this so we can collectively pinpoint the moment international diplomacy officially ‘jumped the shark’
John Kerry appears in France, with James Taylor, for a performance of “You’ve Got a Friend”
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taken from this report, probably a good thing he had his face covered
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I promise I’m not turning into a concert video blog, but this is too good not to share. Roni Size & Reprazent performing while broadcasting on BBC2 at Maida Vale.
The sound does indeed get better after 5 minutes… but, LOOK AT ALL THE CRTs!
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