JANELLE MONÁE – Cold War (Glastonbury 2011 / North Sea Jazz Festival 2012)

This is a cold warYou better know what you're fighting for. Janelle Monáe Janelle Monáe is an American singer, rapper and actress. Monáe has received eight Grammy Award nominations. Boston City Council named October 16, 2013 "Janelle Monáe Day" in the city of Boston, Massachusetts, in recognition of her artistry and activism. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4cclLS2SEo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jz2KMbWxDOI So… Continue lendo JANELLE MONÁE – Cold War (Glastonbury 2011 / North Sea Jazz Festival 2012)


BELLA CIAO: Italian Resistance Song

"Bella ciao" is an Italian protest folk song from the late 19th century, originally sung by the mondina workers in protest against the harsh working conditions in the paddy fields of Northern Italy. It is generally accepted that the song was modified and adopted as an anthem of the Italian resistance movement by the partisans… Continue lendo BELLA CIAO: Italian Resistance Song

CONCRETE BLONDE – Heal It Up (live on Jon Stewart)

Concrete Blonde was an American alternative rock band from Hollywood, California. They were initially active from 1982 to 1995, and reunited twice: first from 2001 to 2004, and again from 2010 to 2012. They were best known for their album Bloodletting (1990), its top 20 single "Joey", and Johnette Napolitano's distinctive vocal style. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcJjaL2sL9w Feeling… Continue lendo CONCRETE BLONDE – Heal It Up (live on Jon Stewart)

CURRENT 93 – The Cloud of Unknowing / Dormition and Dominion

Both songs are taken from Current 93's album Of Ruine Or Some Blazing Starre - The Broken Heart of Man (1993). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2F8i9bZT3OU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdhyq93wAeg The Cloud of Unknowing (Middle English: The Cloude of Unknowyng) is an anonymous work of Christian mysticism written in Middle English in the latter half of the 14th century. The text is… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 – The Cloud of Unknowing / Dormition and Dominion

PEARL JAM – I Believe In Miracles

Pearl Jam performs a hasty version of the Ramones' song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPAWAtN7kho I used to be on an endless runBelieve in miracles 'cause I'm oneI have been blessed with the power to surviveAfter all these years I'm still alive I'm out here kickin' with the bandI am no longer a solitary manEvery day my time runs… Continue lendo PEARL JAM – I Believe In Miracles

PLAYING FOR A CHANGE – “What’s Up?” (4 Non Blondes)

And so I wake in the morningAnd I step outsideAnd I take deep breathAnd I get real highAnd I scream from the top of my lungsWhat’s going on?Linda Perry (4 Non Blondes), "What's Up?" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQobQa5WP9w Playing For Change is a multimedia music project, featuring musicians and singers from across the globe, co-founded in 2002 by… Continue lendo PLAYING FOR A CHANGE – “What’s Up?” (4 Non Blondes)

EILEEN – Ой, у лузі червона калина (Ukrainian folk song)

"Oi u luzi chervona kalyna" ("Oh, in the meadow a red guelder rose") is a Ukrainian folk song, the anthem of the Legion of Ukrainian Sich Riflemen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZztmQsSAqfo On the 24th of February, Russia brutally invaded my country, Ukraine. Ukrainian Armed Forces are now bravely fighting for the freedom of our country and each of… Continue lendo EILEEN – Ой, у лузі червона калина (Ukrainian folk song)

PATTI SMITH & EUGENE HUTZ – Ukrainian National Anthem (Benefit for Ukraine, NY)

Patricia Lee Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and poet who became an influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses? Eugene Hütz (born Yevgen Oleksandrovych Nikolayev-Symonov, 1972) is a Ukrainian-born singer, composer, disc jockey and actor, most notable as the frontman… Continue lendo PATTI SMITH & EUGENE HUTZ – Ukrainian National Anthem (Benefit for Ukraine, NY)

GOGOL BORDELLO – Start Wearing Purple

Gogol Bordello's official music video for "Start Wearing Purple" from the album, Gypsy Punks: Underdog World Strike. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkkIwO_X4i4 Start wearing purple, wearing purpleStart wearing purple for me nowAll your sanity and wits, they will all vanishI promise, it's just a matter of time Start wearing purple, wearing purpleStart wearing purple for me nowAll your sanity… Continue lendo GOGOL BORDELLO – Start Wearing Purple

NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS – Cannibal’s Hymn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lifrd-gagcA You have a heart and I have a keyLie back and let me unlock youThose heathens you hang with down by the seaAll they want to do is defrock youI know a river, where we can dreamIt will swell up, burst it's banksBabe, and rock youBut if you're gonna dine with them cannibalsSooner or… Continue lendo NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS – Cannibal’s Hymn