As the daughter of Sex Pistols' drummer Paul Cook, Hollie Cook has music in her blood. A recent guest on Morning Becomes Eclectic, we share a live exclusive version of "Together" with insight from Hollie as to how the song came about.
Grammy-award winning duo Bob Moses have released their first new music since their head-spinning debut album. Appealing to rock and dance music fans alike, "Heaven Only Knows' mixes classic songwriting with slinky guitar work and an EDM beat.
Two of Hip-Hop's most skilled composers Ali Shaheed Muhammad of A Tribe Called Quest and Adrian Younge have partnered as The Midnight Hour. Together, they deliver an exquisite debut album showcasing their musical chops. Today's Top Tune is very proud to offer a re-imagining of Luther Vandross' 1986 classic "So Amazing."
Luis Gutierrez Sanchez, also known as "Grace of the Sea," has been living in a garage in South LA for six years. He sells bacon-wrapped, pineapple-stuffed hot dogs on a street corner a few blocks away to make a living. Miraculously good at finding beauty in dark places, he tells his story of surviving as a gay undocumented immigrant in Los Angeles.
Johnny Marr, co-founding member of The Smiths, says: “This is the most complete thing I’ve ever done. There are no songs I’m not sure about. And for me as a listener, it’s made up of entirely the music I like, and have liked.” Can't beat that recommendation, give a listen to "Hi Hello" and hear for yourself!
This week: protect democracy in the legacy of Thomas Mann; get schooled by masters of hand-painted signs; save money on beautiful art books; imagine wearing sculpture as adornment; and see Tom Hanks do Shakespeare.
Chromatics started out as a noise-laden outfit founded by Adam Miller in 2001 in Seattle. Eventually Miller forged a new path into an electronic sound and a full band line up. Chromatics don't release an abundant amount of music so when we get our hands on new work, we love to share. Take away "Black Walls" today!