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The Staves celebrated the release of their new album, If I Was, with a performance at Wilton's Music Hall in London last month. You can now watch four performances from the concert: three songs from the album—"Make It Holy," with album producer Justin Vernon, "Teeth White," and "Black & White"—as well as their take, with Vernon, on the Bruce Springsteen classic "I'm on Fire." Watch them here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoMonday, April 13, 2015|1 comments
The Staves celebrated the release of their new album, If I Was, with a performance at Wilton's Music Hall in London last month. The concert included, among other songs from the album, the tune "Teeth White." You can watch the performance of that song here. The trio is currently touring Europe and has just announced a tour of the United Kingdom for this autumn. The Staves also perform at the Eaux Claries Music Festival in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, where they recorded the album with producer Justin Vernon.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoFriday, April 3, 2015|0 comments
Rhiannon Giddens recently stopped by the Last.fm studios to discuss her new solo debut album, Tomorrow Is My Turn, and perform three tracks off the album. You can watch the interview and hear her discuss and perform the songs—"Don't Let It Trouble Your Mind," written by Dolly Parton; Hank Cochran's "She's Got You," famously recorded by Patsy Cline; and "Shake Sugaree," by Libba Cotton—here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoThursday, March 19, 2015|0 comments
Buena Vista Social Club's Lost and Found, a collection of previously unreleased tracks out next week, opens with a live version of "Bruca Manigua," featuring Ibrahim Ferrer on vocals. A video of Ferrer performing the song live in concert in 2000 premiered yesterday on the Wall Street Journal's Speakeasy. "This video, shot in front of a sold-out crowd in Paris, finds the spry Ferrer, then 72, in fine form," says Speakeasy, "his voice strong and supple as he sings the 1930s Cuban standard accompanied by lush, joyous horn parts and polyrhythmic percussion." Watch the performance here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoTuesday, March 17, 2015|0 comments
Punch Brothers performed two songs from their new album, The Phosphorescent Blues, on CBS This Morning: Saturday: "Boll Weevil" and "Magnet." You can watch both songs here. "Formed in 2006, each of the five musicians were well-known for their musical skills," says the show, "but together, they have become a force beloved by critics and audiences worldwide."