Rumble is a documentary (in theaters now) which explores how American-Indian music and musicians influenced many genres, particularly Rock. As a kid, session musician Stevie Salas would savor the classic concert movie Bangladesh, which chronicled George Harrison’s all-star benefit show from 1971. “How did I watch that movie over and over and never notice that, standing right next to George, was this giant Native American guitar player named Jesse Ed Davis?” Salas asked. “I just thought ‘Wow, he’s a cool-looking guy.’ It’s amazing to me that I never made the connection.” That’s especially amazing considering Salas himself is Native American. Yet … Continue reading →
[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTw_BU0xtqY[/embedyt] This new “Secret Agent DeM” video, by Blue America, musically highlights f the misdeeds and misjudgments of Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who faces on August 30 (and early voting Aug 20-27) the first-ever primary challenge to her re-election, by an expert on the TPP, NAFTA and bank regulation, Professor of Law Tim Canova. “Secret Agent DeM” is Blue America’s third music video on this primary election, after one focusing on Debbie’s “Skating From Debating” (link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAx_OFHUZg8), and one focusing on Debbie’s dancing of the “Numbers Rahm-ba” (link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2REJjgoj0J8).
As defined by wikipedia:
A mixtape (also mix-tape or mix tape) is a home-made compilation of music (typically copyrighted songs taken from other sources) recorded in a specific order, traditionally onto an audio cassette, though CD or MP3playlist formats are now more common. The songs can be sequential, or by beatmatching the songs and creating overlaps and fades between the end of one song and the beginning of another the tape may become a seamless whole. Compilations may include a selection of favourite songs, or music linked by theme or mood, perhaps tailored to the tape’s intended recipient.
Essayist Geoffrey O’Brien has called the personal mix tape “the most widely practiced American art form”.
So I present another community-content post: The Progressive Wing’s Monday night mixtape. What are you listening to?