POLE DANCING FOR JESUS

April 26, 2011

Everything’s bigger (and weirder) in Texas.

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…with the fabulous new Face Flex. Those folks up in Emoryville really know how to market their new product.

It was great to see these bluegrass barnstormers jamming with members of Mumford & Sons and Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes during the raucous Los Angeles leg of their Railroad Revival Tour. Quite a joyous sight to behold.

CHRISTOPHER GUEST SHORT

April 25, 2011

While we know his movies like “Waiting For Guffman” and “Best In Show” by heart – Guest’s shorter works, such as the endlessly odd “Stu Osborne Show” — played here by Michael Hitchcock and Fred Willard to quiet perfection–are equally as funny.

SONG FOR A LOST WEEKEND

April 21, 2011

Art Brut and a few bizarre fans (including a unicorn) sing about that gal who got away.

DOUBLE DOSE OF WTF

April 20, 2011

The beautiful and the strange in song and dance.

Proving again that you can do basically whatever the eff you want when you are famous. Woah.

NOW THAT’S A BASS SOLO

April 19, 2011

Zoom ahead to 4:50 or so and sit back and relax – the funkmaster gonna do the work for you.

I took some lo-fi video of these lovely Michigan-based roots rockers as they shared a few all-acoustic gems with us on a lazy Saturday afternoon at The Echo in LA. Check out their stellar saw/trumpet specialist to the right, what a baller. More HERE.

Truly a rare gem of a film that really gets at the tangled roots of American folk music. Thanks again to When You Awake for posting.

From Youtube:

Folk master Pete Seeger narrates Alan Lomax’s documentary on the evolution and appreciation of American folk music. Special cameo performances include Woody Guthrie, Brownie McGee, amongst many others.