Before tonight, I must confess, I knew little of Merrill Garbus. I knew that, since 2006, the New England native has been releasing music under her brainchild, and nom de plume, tUnE-yArDs, (yes, stylised exactly like that, much to the annoyance of Microsoft Word). 568 more words
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A radio transmission sent
To get the heart to listen
And oh, if you wanted to see
Go on and tear it out of me
Bad ASS live. Like, honestly. Such a unique concept and sound. So so good.
watch: "Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am" - my morning jacket (feat. merrill garbus, brittany howard, the roots and antibalas)
I remember when good bands didn’t play on TV. Much less indie super-groups performing covers of a Nigerian activists song about the troubles of being poor and an ex-convict.