BY Brittany Allen in Music Stuff on Feb 07, 2014 |
As a several year veteran of Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival (which, for those in the know, is the dubious lovechild of Burning Man and Coachella), I now feel able to offer advice on that fraught annual conundrum: should I go to _____ music festival? Your friends are probably going. Kirsten Stewart is probably going. And above all things, a newly reunited OutKast might be going – and if anything in this world is worth braving foul weather, crowds, noise, ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan in Music Stuff on Dec 06, 2013 |
Rose Windows is much more than a “psychedelic” rock band. This septet fuses folk, jazz, and blues to craft a sound that shows off the Seattleites’ penchant for weird-wave instrumentation and haunting group harmonies. Rabia Qazi provides soaring, soulful vocals alongside Veronica Dye who plays one mean flute. Their debut LP The Sun Dogs was released in June on ultimate indie label Sub Pop, and features some strange, epic ballads reminiscent of ‘60s and ... Read More
BY Kelly Maxwell in Music Stuff on Apr 30, 2013 |
It is a match made in heaven. Seriously. The new single "Q.U.E.E.N." from Janelle Monae, featuring Erykah Badu, has us dancing up a storm. This is the first track released from her upcoming album. The album is entitled The Electric Lady and it is funky, slinky, jazzy and cinematic. The single features Monae's signature velvet vocals and an infectious energy. Add Erykah Badu doing what she does best, throwing down a flawless and effortless ... Read More
BY Melissa Coci in General on Apr 25, 2013 |
Today, it's easy to take female jazz musicians for granted. When they’re up on stage doing their groove thang or you’re rocking out to an album, you may not be aware of what females had to go through just to have the right to play jazz.
This is where director Judy Chaikin steps in with her new documentary The Girls In The Band. Intern Melissa called up the inspirational director to discuss her latest work and life as a lady in the ... Read More
BY shannon carlin in Music Stuff on Sep 21, 2011 |
Little Maeby’s all grown up and she’s getting into the music business. Tobias would be so proud!
Tomorrow night, BUST cover girl and Arrested Development star Alia Shawkat is making her jazz singing debut at Littlefield. The Brooklyn show also includes the adorable girl group Supercute! singing ... Read More
BY Intern Candice in Music Stuff on Sep 09, 2011 |
If anyone of you guys love jazz (or watched channel 7 this morning), then you'll be excited to know that Tony Bennett is coming out with another album! The Grammy-award-winning hit-maker will have you swinging your hips as he lays one down with some of the most popular names in music today. The new album Tony Bennett: Duets II, which will be out on September 20th, features the voices of singers like Lady Gaga, John Mayer, Aretha Franklin, Queen Latifah, and ... Read More