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Aristophane--The Zabîme Sisters (2010) [translation 2010]

SOUNDTRACK: ST. PAUL AND THE BROKEN BONES-Tiny Desk Concert #410 (December 6, 2014).

Paul Janeway stands on Bob Boilen’s desk wearing gold shoes  and singing his heart out.  732 more words


Lat--Town Boy (1980) [translated 2007]

SOUNDTRACK: DUBLIN GUITAR QUARTET-Tiny Desk Concert #441 (May 15, 2015).

When I first listened to this brief concert for some reason I didn’t realize that the quartet were playing Philip Glass.  1,119 more words

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Paul Pope, JT Petty & David Rubin--Battling Boy: The Fall of the House of West (2015)

SOUNDTRACK: SAM AMIDON & BILL FRISELL-Tiny Desk Concert #408 (December 1, 2014).

The first time I listened to this Tiny Desk Concert, I didn’t like Sam Amidon’s voice at all–he sings with a strangely flat delivery–almost monotone–but never actually off pitch.  660 more words


Gregory Porter: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

When you sing and there’s only a piano to support you, the very best will come out of your soul!

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Daniel Lanois' Tiny Desk Concert

Not really a “song of the day” but it’s cool and I’m looking forward to the new album, Goodbye to Language, out this Friday.


Christophe Blain--Gus and His Gang (2008) [translation 2008]

SOUNDTRACK: MAKING MOVIES-Tiny Desk Concert #403 (November 8, 2014).

Making Movies is a multifaceted band.  The lead singer/guitarist (Enrique Chi) and bassist (Diego) are brothers from Panama who grew up in Kansas City. 1,443 more words

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