Setlist, 16 October 2010

This week had a really wide scope, starting with friend and classmate Monty Luke’s “Art of War” and going all the way through bossa nova covers of Burt Bacharach. It was a lot of fun to put together, and the coolest track was this one, by El Guincho, “Bombay.” It’s NSFW, but what the heck.Continue reading “Setlist, 16 October 2010”

Setlist, 26 April 2008

This week’s show was nicely laid-back in honor of the spring, and there were a few new standout tracks worth mentioning. Little Dragon’s ‘Little Dragon’ is a great new CD from the Goteborg-based group, which features Yukimi Nagano (Koop, Hird) on vocals. But for me the record of the week is “Percussion Maddness Revisited,” fromContinue reading “Setlist, 26 April 2008”

Commie Lord of the Rings: It really is a hoax

I was pleasantly surprised this morning to find that I had a new comment. Not just any comment, mind you, but one that related to this post from four years ago, about a supposed review in Rudé Právo from 1977 of Lord of the Rings from a hardline Communist perspective. Blogger (and regular commenter toContinue reading “Commie Lord of the Rings: It really is a hoax”

Setlist, 19 April 2008

Today was my first show after returning from an extended visit to San Francisco, and I brought back a fair amount of new stuff. The setlist is at this address: http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=pc20sgzhqB3MbbkaY_UNdYw The standout tracks for me were Celia Cruz’s version of Santana’s “Oye Como Va,” Ron Blake’s tribute to his father as remixed by Osunlade,Continue reading “Setlist, 19 April 2008”