Video: Mavis Staples – “We Get By” (ft. Ben Harper) From We Get By, due May 24 on Anti. Mavis Staples is a great American hero. I want her to adopt me so she can be my kid’s grandma. She is the absolute best. “We Get By” is the title track from her new album … Continue reading New Mavis Staples video: We Get By
Video: Cass McCombs – “Sleeping Volcanoes” From Tip of the Sphere, out now on Anti-. Man, what a great song. It’s not easy to write serious music that still has elements of whimsy and surprise, especially when you’re maybe mired in the daily drama overload of life in Americ-a-lago. The video for “Sleeping Volcanoes” is … Continue reading New Cass McCombs video: Sleeping Volcanoes
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.