Thanks to ace typographer Nick Sherman for posting this classic from Nina Simone!
Of the the true masterpieces of the dub genre, here are Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry & The Upsetters doing mighty damage to your bass amp.
One of the finest players of blues harmonica, Carey Bell was not only a solo artist, but a sideman to such players as Earl Hooker, Robert Nighthawk, Lowell Fulson, Eddie Taylor, Louisiana Red, Jimmy Dawkins as well as his own son, guitarist Lurrie Bell, according to Wikipedia.
César Chelala writes a charming reminiscence of the legendary Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges for The Globalist.
Nino Rota is legendary in terms of composing soundtrack music, but I have to thank my friend Miguel Douglas on Facebook for turning me on to this gem.
Tumblr is a place full of surprises (yes, and porn, and lame SJWs and freaks, and so on…). This is a happier experience. Wes Parham, recording under the name warmphase, reads some rather good poetry. If you have a Soundcloud account, consider subscribing to this.
Great news from Nicolas Malevitsis in Greece: Dear all, We are very excited to announce a new release on Rekem Records, co-produced with Fragment Factory in Hamburg: LEIF ELGGREN – DAS BAANK – A New Era Of Economical Growth And Prosperity And Safety And Power – (LP, rekem 09 / [FRAG36]) Available January 15, 2016. […]