Category: Music

Heard this on an old episode of Walking Dead (season 4 ep 4 “Indifference”) and was moved by the music and lyrics.

Brian & John

Bouncing a track back and forth. Came up with this so far….

Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton-Stones Throw On Netflix

Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton is a documentary about the Stones Throw label from California. The label features Madlib, Mayor Hawthorne, JDilla, Dam-Funk and many other underground greats. Label head Peanut Butter Wolf tells the origins of the label and how sticking to it’s DIY-credo was essential to surviving when indie labels and record stores where being shut down in a music industry downturn.

Peanut Butter Wolf’s 12hr 12/12/12/

Song Discovories From Netflix

I discovered two songs that took my down the rabbit hole of music discovery and exploration. I just started watching Black Mirror. Episode 2 features a song called “Anyone Who Knows What Love Is” by Irma Thomas.

The end credits of Aziz Ansari Live At Madison Square Garden features “Hippie Hippie Hourrah” by Jacques Dutronic. He was married to Francoise Hardy.  I added him to my short list of French pop music ( which only includes Serge Gainsbourg and Brigitte Bardot).

Irma Thomas- “Anyone Who Knows What Love Is”

Francoise Hardy – Comment te dire adieu

Shabazz Palaces Is Headphone Heaven

 

Ishmael Butler leads the group Shabazz Palaces. In the 90’s he was leader of Digable Planets, a group that brought freshness to airwaves and night clubs. 

Listen to NPR speak to Ishmael about the album Lese Majesty.

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