A wonderful way to ease into the day with this track from the album Vulture Prince by Arooj Aftab. Thanks Simon!
Billie and Finneas Eilish perform the single out in some sandy place (Simi Valley?). Dig all the tones in every way.
Escape your geographic music bubble
Shake music monoculture with this data essay by The Pudding / via Creative Mornings (excellent) email newsletter
Trent Walton started a project making music, collaborating with his sons and packing it all up with not just album artwork, but mini videos (that loop on Spotify) for each track. I dig everything about this.
girl in red “Seratonin”
“This is terrific.” – @hotdogsladies / Agreed 1000%
An excellent video by the band Dry Cleaning, directed by Rottingdean Bazaar / via Frank Chimero
J.S. Ondara “Lebanon”
I linked this song back in 2019. Got lost in the tracks today and went down a rabbit hole. Bringing it back to the top cos it holds up.
Noga Erez “VIEWS”
Featuring Reo Cragun & ROUSSO. Currently watching this video from the beginning to the end whenever I need a transition.
Yo-Yo Ma, and a bit of his impromptu vaccination site concert
Easing into the day listening to this and nodding my head in agreement with Jason. Let’s invest in the arts.
Spin the globe and jam out. / via Coudal Partners
Nickleback is on TikTok
They’re off to a good start. / via Links I Would Chat You if We Were Friends
Miley Cyrus: Tiny Desk Concert
Happening now. Kicking off with Fade into You… This is going to be good. (It was indeed good, but it was also TOO SHORT! I know, that’s the format. But still.)
Tiktok: The Sea shanty ‘Wellerman’ has gone viral
This stuff gives me goosebumps. Imagine if TikTok started to make high quality audio and video stems a part of their platform…
Seth Werkheiser is starting the year off with a daily loop of music
Perfection is the enemy of done
Lubalin Closing Out 2020 on a High Note
Saw the attorney general one and was pleased to see a larger span of music.
Gordi – Heaven I Know
Live on KEXP. I’ve heard of Gordi before, but hadn’t heard this. It’s a sublime, building performance / via SeanSharp
Taylor Swift’s new album drops at midnight.
For The Longest Time (Quarantine Edition)
Whoa, oh ohhh oh
Harry Styles: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
Did I ever link this up? My WORD it is GOOD. (Hold on, it benefits from a wee bit of scrubbing)
Air Conditioned Dork
This music video definitely captures a vibe, feelings and beauty / via yewknee
Andy Shauf – “Clove Cigarette”
This music video was shot with LiDAR. Dig it. / via Yewknee
Ohio music playlist w/ Kim Deal
Listen to Kim and Kyle spin some Ohio tunes. Also? Register to vote.
A message from Tyler
Tyler Childers is a country musician in Kentucky with an excellent new album and a message about justice for all.
NPR Music’s 25 Favorite Albums Of 2020 (So Far)
Trying to expand my listening habits. Picking albums from the list to accomplish said goal.
Folklore (Taylor Swift album)
This makes me happy. Looking forward to listening today? Well, maybe not tonight, midnight is far away.
Bohemian Rhapsody | A Synchronized Roller Coaster
Mesmerizing / via waxy
Choir! Epic! Nights with Colin Hay – Men At Work “Overkill”
Adding Choir! Choir! Choir! to my post Covid bucket list / video via Merlin Mann
Avenuebeat “F 2020”
(I now only experience TikTok through a browser)
JazzKeys, by Plan8
Type a message, make a jazz song, share with others! Kind of amazing. (It even “plays” your typos and corrections) /via waxy
The Countermelodies That Changed Us: A Lifetime Of Loving Indigo Girls
Filing away to read. I love the Indigo Girls