Nick Cave on faith, grief, and music: The Newsnight Interview

The singer songwriter Nick Cave, best known for fronting his band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, talks to BBC Newsnight.  The artist talks about the death of one of his fifteen-year-old twin sons, Arthur, seven years ago, and how he has addressed loss and grief through music, particularly his hugely lauded album Ghosteen.  He… Continue lendo Nick Cave on faith, grief, and music: The Newsnight Interview

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SONA JOBARTEH Playing the complex West African instrument called the Kora | 60 Minutes

Sona Jobarteh is the first female virtuoso player of the kora, a traditional African instrument. Now one of the world’s foremost kora players, her mastery is made more remarkable when considering how complex the instrument is. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0InaUgwlrgo "60 Minutes" is the most successful television broadcast in history. Offering hard-hitting investigative reports, interviews, feature segments and… Continue lendo SONA JOBARTEH Playing the complex West African instrument called the Kora | 60 Minutes

KEITH JARRETT – What Is Music?

"Here the philosopher leaves us: enemy of disaster, he is sane as reason itself, and as prudent. And we remain in the company of an old plague victim, of a poet learned in every lunacy, and of a musician whose sublimity transcends the sphere of the heart." CIORAN, "Farewell to Philosophy" (1949) Keith Jarrett is… Continue lendo KEITH JARRETT – What Is Music?

NICK CAVE – On Religion, Faith, Hope, and Carnage

One of a series of seven films recorded at St James Church, Piccadilly, London https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YjV9Iq_nRXk Faith, Hope and Carnage is an extended conversation between Nick Cave and journalist, Seán O’Hagan, who have known one another for thirty years. Created from over forty hours of intimate recordings, the book examines questions of faith, art, music, freedom,… Continue lendo NICK CAVE – On Religion, Faith, Hope, and Carnage

BAD BRAINS – Interview on Headbangers Ball (1990)

Bad Brains are an American rock band formed in Washington, D.C. in 1976. Originally a jazz fusion band under the name Mind Power, they are widely regarded as pioneers of hardcore punk, though the band's members have objected to the use of this term to describe their music. They are also an adept reggae band,… Continue lendo BAD BRAINS – Interview on Headbangers Ball (1990)

Burning Man & The Wealthy Hobby Of Cosplaying Poverty | The Financial Diet

In this video, Chelsea dives into the dark world of Burning Man, and why it's not the anti-capitalist utopia Burners have long dreamed of it being. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RR_tTXWlh0M

Tribal people react to “Hurt”, sung by Johnny Cash

Tribal people reacting to Johnny Cash cover of "Hurt" originally written by Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-qlUBLKt_4 I hurt myself todayTo see if I still feelI focus on the painThe only thing that's real The needle tears a holeThe old familiar stingTry to kill it all awayBut I remember everything What have I… Continue lendo Tribal people react to “Hurt”, sung by Johnny Cash

FRANK & MOON ZAPPA – Valley Girl (old & new version)

This year marks the 40th anniversary of “Valley Girl,” Frank Zappa’s sardonic, Grammy-nominated Top 40 hit. To celebrate this milestone, Zappa Records/UMe has released the first-ever music video for “Valley Girl.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qb21lsCQ3EM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5Q1yVLSR3I Moon Unit Zappa (born September 28, 1967) is an American actress, singer, and author. She is the daughter of musician Frank Zappa.… Continue lendo FRANK & MOON ZAPPA – Valley Girl (old & new version)

Why listen to LISZT? | Inside The Score

A guide to the life and works of pianist and composer Franz Liszt, and what made him such an important figure in music history. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yeL4MkBLSc Script Written by Jeffrey S. and Oscar Osicki Narrated by Oscar Osicki. Introduction Chapter 1: Youth Chapter 2: Intermezzo Chapter 3: Years of Pilgrimage Chapter 4: King of the Piano… Continue lendo Why listen to LISZT? | Inside The Score

Fan First: Serj Tankian on ‘Toxicity,’ Mike Patton, Nu-Metal & New Music

Serj Tankian of System of A Down speaks about fighting injustice with guitars, his early musical loves, why the release of Toxicity was SOAD's most challenging moment, becoming an artist, his new solo record Perplex Cities, his next live project, his forthcoming memoir and lots more. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4nYQcL6VJ8 SERJ TANKIAN CONTENT GUIDE: 00:00 Fighting injustice with… Continue lendo Fan First: Serj Tankian on ‘Toxicity,’ Mike Patton, Nu-Metal & New Music