Friday, 28 February 2014
Wednesday, 26 February 2014
What a bizarre clip!
The guy with his back to the camera is (I think) their manager standing in for their deported bass player.
It starts with a tiny snippet of For What It's Worth before launching into Mr Soul and somehow I don't think they are taking miming along very seriously at all! ;-)
Tuesday, 25 February 2014
Monday, 24 February 2014
Saturday, 22 February 2014
Thursday, 20 February 2014
Wednesday, 19 February 2014
I'm sure this post may come as a surprise to some people. This is my niece's favourite group and a week on Friday I take her to see them for her first ever concert. Obviously I have been shown lots of videos and played just about the entire output of the band, not just because of the gig but because of her enthusiasm for the band. They seem to be breaking though a bit more now (they won a Brit Award tonight) but I feel like they have been around for a long time. The gig is a sell out, they play instruments, write songs that have some interesting hooks and layers to them and they aren't a manufactured boy band. I'm looking forward to seeing them, not as much as VJ is mind you! ;-)
Tuesday, 18 February 2014
Sunday, 16 February 2014
Friday, 14 February 2014
But there's a full moon risin'
Let's go dancin' in the light
We know where the music's playin'
Let's go out and feel the night.
Ok, it's not a Harvest Moon tonight, but it is a full moon tonight, so it's nearly appropriate.
But now it's gettin' late
And the moon is climbin' high
I want to celebrate
See it shinin' in your eye.
Thursday, 13 February 2014
Wednesday, 12 February 2014
Tuesday, 11 February 2014
Pimping my own youtube video here. This is from the International Pop Overthrow Liverpool event last year. Loads of bands come to play the festival, it's my favourite event held in the city.
This is The Popdogs, who were launching their CD "Cool Cats for Pop Dogs" at the festival.
Monday, 10 February 2014
Sunday, 9 February 2014
Saturday, 8 February 2014
At the risk of being a name dropper, Richie Havens remains one of the most wonderful people I have met. The man was warm, funny and gracious and sat and chatted to this wide-eyed music fan who still can't quite believe she was greeted like an old friend by the guy who opened Woodstock.
Woodstock (the film) is very much a father/daughter thing for me. In the days of VHS I remember trying to stay awake to cut out enough adverts from a TV showing so it would fit on the tape. I think the plan was that about three or four commercial breaks would cover it, but I'm pretty sure we stayed up and watched the whole thing together rather than viewing the tape the next day, and we talked about all the acts and what was going on at the time. Anyway, Richie Havens and his splintering guitar made an impact the first time I saw the film so meeting him was an honour.
Friday, 7 February 2014
Thursday, 6 February 2014
Wednesday, 5 February 2014
If it's not become obvious, I'm trying to post a music video every day during February (I picked the shortest month on purpose)
It's turning out to be more difficult than I thought because I've been reading Graham Nash's autobiography and have just started Neil Young's book - so CSN&Y are rattling around my head a lot at the moment.
More variety as we go on, hopefully (and possibly some thoughts on the books)