Jo-El Sonnier: Cajun blood

The True Detective soundtrack has been granting me so many musical delights, an intensive immersion and exploration of new artists and genres within the context of deep Americana. The next in line is Jo-El Sonnier's "Evangeline Special", a folk-country-like, uptempo, joyful song, sung in a language (obviously not English) that sounded at first absolutely incomprehensible... Continuar Lendo →

Millionaire – Iyeoka

Iyeoka Okoawo (born April 28, 1975) is a Nigerian-American poet, recording artist, singer, activist, educator and TEDGlobal Fellow. Her music includes elements from soul, R&B, rock, hip hop, and jazz. She began her musical career by founding the group The Rock by Funk Tribe, a collective of musicians that enabled her to interweave her poetry with jazz, blues, funk, and gospel. In 2004,... Continuar Lendo →

Talking ‘bout a Revolution – Tracy Chapman

SOUNTRACKS OF TOMORROW "Talkin' 'bout a Revolution" is the second single from singer-songwriter Tracy Chapman's self-titled debut album. The politically aware song failed to replicate the success of its predecessor, "Fast Car", and peaked at #75 in the United States. However, it also managed to chart on four other charts maintained by Billboard (which brings out the weekly US chart) and... Continuar Lendo →

Sing – The Dresden Dolls

"Life is no cabaret..." Beautiful song by a beautiful duo I deeply love, The Dresden Dolls. Nothing but a set of drums, piano and voice (Amanda Palmer's, always gorgeous). When it's beautiful and it's good, no other instruments are missed. To listen and sing in dark times, in times of rising global fascism Fascism is... Continuar Lendo →

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