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Playlist for March 23, 2015

Another jazz-centric episode for Exit Music For Films! There are selections from recent scores such as Whiplash to older classics by the likes Duke Ellington, Quincy Jones, & Michel Legrand (“The Thomas Crown Affair”). 246 more words


Jazz fest: John Medeski gets out of a jam

Ask John Medeski what he thinks of the term “jam band,” used to pigeonhole his group Medeski Martin and Wood, and he groans.

“To be honest, we hated it forever. 1,050 more words


ha’fway 2015

Happy 239th birthday, United States!


I don’t blog much. Not much time. I haven’t even put out my Favorites from 2013 or 2014… well, here goes for my Top 10 of 2015 so far… 198 more words

John Zorn

Day 9 - a song that makes you want to dance

Hey I know it’s got no vocals, but Masada is a “songbook” and the opening track of their Live In Sevilla is what you should play if I’m in a coma: if it doesn’t get my toes tapping, there’s something seriously wrong.



Faith No More, the celebrated band headed by the genius and overwhelming song-writer and polinstrumentist Mike Patton( who is also front-man of Fantomas… 228 more words

Cross Fashion

Torture Garden (Naked City Studio Album)

There’s a user on rateyourmusic named noname219 and he’s responsible for some really fleshed out, insightful lists based on the charts feature of the site. My personal favourite collection of lists that  715 more words