YouTube: The White Stripes – “Conquest” From Icky Thump. The video is muy bueno. But I prefer the Patti Page version of the song… Via Detour.
Video: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – “Amazing Grace” and “How Long do I Have to Wait for You?” (Live in France) Also: Spin has some great live photos of Ms. Jones. Happy Thanksgiving, y’all. Try to be nice to your families.
YouTube: Arctic Monkeys – “Teddy Picker” Directed by Roman Coppola, from Favourite Worst Nightmare, out now. MP3: Arctic Monkeys – “Red Light Indicates Doors Are Secured” (live) (courtesy of Domino Records)
Someone has been listening to Herbie Hancock, and it’s not just the song title that this ditty shares with the 80s hit. Gorillas – Rockit
YouTube: Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – “100 Days, 100 Nights” “The video was directed by Adam Elias Buncher using two vintage TV cameras bought on E-Bay for $50 dollars each. Shows how much you can do with just a little soul!” From 100 Days, 100 Nights (review), out now on Daptone Records.
This dude can’t miss, especially when he hooks up with the plucky Allen. A big fat beat, “Superstition”-style keyboards, and some killer horns. Get your shit down! Mark Ronson featuring Lily Allen – “Oh My God”
Video: Aesop Rock – “Coffee” featuring the Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle. AESOP ROCK- COFFEE (DIRECTOR'S CUT) from Ace Norton on Vimeo. Zombies! Directed by Ace Norton, from the album None Shall Pass on Definitive Jux.
Over at Detour, Johnny Loftus talks to the Darjeeling Limited posse about the Kinks and the logistics of smashing shit on stage in Grand Rapids: When we met with Wes Anderson, Jason Schwartzman and Waris Ahluwalia, the trio were as eager to talk about their new film, The Darjeeling Limited, as they were to discuss … Continue reading Loftus vs. Anderson, Schwartzman
People love ’em, people hate ’em. Take a side. I know which one I’m on. Oasis – Lord Don’t Slow Me Down A great return to the vintage Oasis pub rock that sloshed beer and stomped boots in the late 90s. I love when they cut loose with the Big Rock.