Video: Neko Case – “Last Lion of Albion” Directed by Laura Plansker. From Hell-On, out now on Anti. After releasing a couple of short little one-minute spots (“Hell-On”, “Bad Luck” and “Curse of the I-5 Corridor”), Neko Case has finally released a full-length video from her latest album, Hell-On. I originally thought these shorts were … Continue reading New Neko Case video: Last Lion of Albion
Video: Marc Ribot – “Bella Ciao (Goodbye Beautiful)” (ft. Tom Waits) Directed by Jem Cohen. From Songs Of Resistance 1942 – 2018, out now on Anti. It’s always news when Tom Waits does anything. Especially when he records a version of an old anti-fascist resistance anthem from the Italian Civil War. One fine morning I … Continue reading New Marc Ribot and Tom Waits video: Bella Ciao
Video: Mavis Staples – “If All I Was Was Black” From If All I Was Was Black, out now on Anti. Mavis Staples is 78 years old and she’s been singing professionally for 70 of those. Thank about that. She’s been getting paid to sing since before most Baby Boomers were even born. She’s a … Continue reading New Mavis Staples video: If All I Was Was Black
Video: Tom Waits – “Hell Broke Luce” After some intriguing teaser images, Tom Waits has released his a new video for a song from his 2011 album Bad As Me a day earlier than expected. Directed By Matt Mahurin. Still no word on a tour to promote the album. As a bonus, here’s a couple … Continue reading New Tom Waits Video: Hell Broke Luce
An acoustic version of a Tweedy original.
Watch the gospel goddess cover CCR’s best song with Jeff Tweedy.
New video (a little NSFW: tasteful breasts) directed by John Hillcoat.
From the 13th Floor Elevators to the loony bin—and now he’s back with a little help from his friends.
Video: Bettye LaVette – “Heart Of Gold” (live) Live at Joe’s Pub in New York’s East Village on March 8, 2009, this is a soulful cover of Neil Young‘s biggest hit. Pretty cool. MP3: Bettye LaVette – “Heart of Gold” (live) Bettye LaVette: iTunes, Amazon, Insound, wiki Via the Antiblog.
Stax recording legend Booker T. Jones has dumped the MG’s for his latest album and hired a new band, the Drive-By Truckers. It’s every bit as raw as Booker says, thanks to layers of guitar from the Truckers and Neil Young, who plays on nine tracks. The title track has five guitarists—three Truckers, Young and … Continue reading Booker T. + Drive-By Truckers