Thursday, May 18, 2017

Video Day #tzaupbeat

 !!! is reminding us that Dancing is the best revenge.  I’ve been really enjoying this new Goldfrapp album, and this Systemagic video fits right in.  Cassius has a great new split screen video for Go Up, feat. Cat Power and Pharrell!  

Bonus:  Bleachers are coming back with with the full cheese appeal with their video for Don’t Take the Money.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Article: The Winchester Music Tavern to open in Lakewood's Birdtown

The Winchester is back (again).  I’m intrigued… 

Greg Laswell (7/22/09)

"On Memorial Day, Shane Motolik will open the Winchester Music Tavern at 12112 Madison Ave., which just so happens to be the former location of the Winchester Music Hall.

Like its namesake, the new club's main focus will be on music. Opening weekend features an eclectic mix, with performances by local indie act Goodmorning Valentine and Dayton psych-rocker M Ross Perkins on Saturday night. Sunday will feature Cleveland alternative hip-hop act Case Barge.

'Having a part in the Cleveland music scene is kind of a dream come true,' says Motolik. 'Music's been the biggest part of my life - through the good, through the bad.'

A small food menu and bar snacks are planned. The front bar will feature cocktails, and craft brews will flow."

(Via The Winchester Music Tavern to open in Lakewood's Birdtown | cleveland.com.)

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Video Day #tzachill

Rostam finally has a new single out and video for Gwan, hopefully signaling  anew full length album soon!  Jeremy Messersmith hasn’t had anything new in a while, and this new track for Everything is Magical is oddly refreshing.  Nora Jones has slipped off my radar recently, but this new video has brought some new focus, with her political lyrics and new album on Blue Note.

 Bonus.  I’m not quite sure what’s going on in this video, but if it’s from Big Thief then you know it’s worth watching.  :-) 

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Zippy and the Slow Tones (4/22/17)

This show wasn’t on my concert calendar for obvious reasons, but I stumbled upon this show when I was back home visiting family.  This bar is actually one that I frequented quite often (pre-21) when I was living back home and playing in pool leagues and tournaments.  That alone makes it fun to actually see a band performing there - especially a song that I often played on their jukebox back in the day (Dwight Yoakam's Little Sister!)

Zippy and the Slow Tones (4/22/17)

Zippy and the Slow Tones (4/22/17)

Article: In Music, DRM Is Back While Ownership Is Going Away

I understand the convenience, but I think this is unfortunate in the long run...

"An even more important indication of change is the shift in consumer preference from ownership to access models. This won’t come as a shock to those who have been watching the music industry evolve for a while, but it’s reality now: people have found that when music is available everywhere on any device, it’s not so important to own it anymore. As we’ll see, this is now music listeners’ majority view."

(Via In Music, DRM Is Back While Ownership Is Going Away | Copyright and Technology.)