Sunday, November 30, 2014

Dylan Howe - Moss Garden

Bowie is Jazz.
Moss Garden

flavors from the CD:

The original version. . .

Seth Walker - Jesus (Make My Bed)

"It's too late to listen to the words he said. . ."
Jesus (Make My Bed)

"It serves me right 'cause I served him wrong."
Truth time. It's never top late to listen to the words he said =:-)

Fifth Harmony - Noche de paz

Noche de paz

Tamar Braxton - Sleigh Ride

Sleigh Ride

The Blind Boys of Alabama - Christ Was Born On Christmas Morn b/w Merry Christmas!

Christ Was Born On Christmas Morn

Merry Christmas!

John Zorn - Alamot b/w 'Ayummah & Nirdi

With Bill Frisell, Carol Emanuel & Kenny Wollesen)



Saturday, November 29, 2014

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Nels Cline & Julian Lage - Amenette b/w Blues, Too

Dueling Guitars

The music between the notes. . .
Blues, Too

Caleb Caudle - How'd You Learn

How'd you learn to calm the storm, how'd you learn to make a cold heart warm?"
How'd You Learn

No video of this song found, but this is fun:

Stromae - Meltdown

Stromae - Meltdown

Happy Thanksgiving all!

"Life is like a costume party. . .
We're all tryin' to be somebody else. . .
Your heart knows you hate yourself. . .
It's all pain we felt. . .
. . .Try to restrain us - even though you trained us!"

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Quique Escamilla - Presa Fácil b/w 500 Years of Night

The dancing beauty of the music transcends all language barriers.
Presa Fácil

"I'm still here watching faithfully. Don't surrender. Don't stop breathing."
500 Years of Night

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

One Direction - Fireproof b/w Once in a Lifetime

Pure eartasty pop lyric and presentation. "Nobody loves you baby the way I do."

"it feels like a dream."
Once in a Lifetime

Monday, November 24, 2014

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown - Jungle Fever b/w Zim Zam Zim & The Formless Depths

"She started dancing. I lost my mind!"
Jungle Fever

"Let the vision come from where we all start - from before the big bang - from before conditions begin!"
Zim Zam Zim

"A heart with no pity sliding down the slippery pole to the edge of the night."
The Formless Depths

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Saturday, November 22, 2014

John the Conqueror - Waking Up to You b/w Let's Burn Down the Cornfield

Enunciation does not reign here, and the music rocks - so dance!
Waking Up to You

Fine cover version of this classic.
Let's Burn Down the Cornfield

Friday, November 21, 2014

Swear & Shake - Friday I'm In Love (cover)

Still Friday When I see this. Thanks Keri & Kari!

Candi Staton - Treat Me Like a Secret b/w A Better World Coming

"There's got to be a reason for the changes you put me through."
Treat Me Like a Secret

"How can we solve a problem when the problem lies within?"
A Better World Coming

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Ruthie Foster - Second Coming b/w Brand New Day & The Ghetto

"you can kill this body, but you can't kill my mind. . ."
Second Coming

"I'm free. Are you?"
Brand New Day

"You might hear neighbors cussing when a kid breaks a window pane."
The Ghetto

Linsey Pollak - Carrot Jam

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Frank Yamma - Everybody's Talking b/w A Blackman's Crying & Pit Juli Wankanye

Expert rock and roll in the Pitjantjatjara language.
Everybody's Talking

“The things you’ve taken from me belong to my people - now it’s gone like a dreamtime song”
A Blackman's Crying

Tasty dance inflected Pitjantjatjara rock and roll.
Pit Juli Wankanye

"Do you really know me? Do you understand me?"

Monday, November 17, 2014

Kasey Chambers - I'm Alive

"With my finger on the trigger I shot and I missed..."
I'm Alive

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Jess Klein - Dear God

"This life has got me talking to you. . ."
Dear God

No video yet. Here's a live stream from SXSW 2010:

Willie Nelson - Yesterday

"Suddenly I'm not half the man I used to be. There's a shadow hanging over me."

The Airborne Toxic Event - No More Lonely Nights

"Another lonely night might take forever. We've only got each other to blame."
No More Lonely Nights

Sammy Hagar - Birthday

"They say it's your birthday. It's my birthday, too. Yeah! Well we're gonna have a good time!"

B.B. King - On the Way

"It would have been a lie if I said that I could please you every moment that I try."
On the Way

Steve Miller - Junior's Farm

"Olly Hardy should have had more sense,
He bought a gee-gee and he jumped the fence,
All for the sake of a couple of pence."
Junior's Farm

Smokey Robinson - So Bad

"There is a pain inside my heart that means so much to me. . ."
So Bad

Corinne Bailey Rae - Bluebird

"and you know what love is for. . ."

Saturday, November 15, 2014

The Coral - Wrapped in Blue

"Play a song inside my mind and I'll have to let it go. . ."
Wrapped in Blue

Friday, November 14, 2014

Eric Bibb - Dream Catchers b/w Remember the Ones & Home

"Long time ago elders lit the fires, sending up the sparks higher and higher."
Dream Catchers

"Remember the ones who kept on walking when others triued to turn them around.
Remember the ones who kept on getting up everytime they was knocked down."
Remember the Ones

"My people led us through the fire and we are still not home yet."

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Tony Allen - Ewa b/w Boat Journey

Full five course meal eartaste drumming dance. . .

"Running away from misery. . ."
Boat Journey

"If you're lucky to arrive, deep inside you will find yourself."

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Michael Leonard Witham - Sideways Grin & a Wandering Eye

"She always knows when the lows outweigh the highs."
Sideways Grin & a Wandering Eye

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Lutine - Sallow Tree

"Ancient words bring me down. . ."
Sallow Tree

Monday, November 10, 2014

Popa Chubby - I'm Feelin' Lucky

"Got a four leaf clover tatooed on my arm."
I'm Feelin' Lucky

Sunday, November 09, 2014

Bette Midler - Bei Mir Bist du Schon b/w Baby It's You & Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow

The Divine Miss M returns successfully to her 1972 formula.
Bei Mir Bist du Schon

Baby It's You

Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow

Jerry Léonide - Mauritius

Jazz suiteness in tribute to the island nation.

No vids, but short 2012 concert available for soul traveling eartasters:

Natalie Cressman - Turn the Sea

"You can't turn the ocean on it's back."
Turn the Sea

Jonathan - Whirled Beat

Found music. Thanks Annie!

Rory Block - Jesus Is a Mighty Good Leader b/w I'm So Glad

"Let Jesus lead. . ."
Jesus Is a Mighty Good Leader

I'm So Glad

John Zorn - Into the Light b/w Transmigration of the Magus & Perfect Mind

This beautiful set is not being marketed as a Christmas CD, and that's okay. It's being marketed as a meditation on the departing of Lou Reed from our plane of existence. No matter, it fits the season, and is a welcome addition to the eartaste world of wonder. Do you hear what I hear?
Into the Light

Transmigration of the Magus

Perfect Mind

Gnostic Hymn

No vids yet. An earlier meditation:

And here's a rocking out version of John Zorn in concert to contrast:

Vic Mulkey & The Blue Veins - Christmas List b/w Fat Old Man

"Four bags of money and some cuban cigars, some mohair suits and a trip to Mars."
Christmas List b/w Fat Old Man

Jordan Lee - Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas b/w Emmanuel

Tasty light and fluffy desserts for Christmas.
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas


Please Come Home For Christmas

Mark Kozelek - Do You Hear What I Hear

"A star, a star dancing in the night with a tail as big as a kite."
Do You Hear What I Hear

No Christmas vids yet. Here's an oldie:

Saturday, November 08, 2014

Eric Bibb - Silver Spoon b/w Driftin' Door To Door & Turner Station

"I made my home in the north country in a time very few people looked like me."
Silver Spoon

"I've been down to Mexico - every where's the same. Hard times every place I go." Driftin' Door To Door

"Everything done changed - my walk, my talk, my state of mind - since I made the decision to leave this town behind."
Turner Station

Macy Gray - Bang Bang b/w Hands & Need You Now

We don't listen to Macy for the poetry. We dance with Macy for the eartasting joy.
Bang Bang

"I know you know that I'll keep you satisfied."

First Time

"I've been waiting for a long time for the world to change to get it right"
Need You Now

Friday, November 07, 2014

The New Basement Tapes - Kansas City b/w Spanish Mary +

Skip all the hype. Just enjoy the music =:-)
Kansas City

"Is it a mystery to live or a mystery to die?"
Spanish Mary

"There was no organization I wanted to join. . ."
Nothing To It

When I Get My Hands on You

Duncan and Jimmy


Card Shark

"I'll be gone by tonight she told me today."
The Whistle Is Blowing

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Pink Floyd - It's What We Do b/w Sum

Instrumental bliss. . .
It's What We Do


None of the videos on youtube match the released album. Enjoy this classic instead:

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Marianne Faithfull - The Price Of Love

"You're dancing slow, you're dancing fast -
You're happy now, but that won't last."
The Price Of Love

"Wine is sweet and gin is bitter -
Drink all you can but you won't forget her."

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Sarah Jane Morris - For a Friend b/w Wild Flowers & Men Just Want to Have Fun

"The body changes but the soul remains. . ."
For a Friend

"I remember all the reasons why I had to run away. . ."
Wild Flowers

"when you hold up a condom just watch them run. . ."
Men Just Want to Have Fun

Monday, November 03, 2014

Jerry Lee Lewis - Rock & Roll Time b/w Mississippi Kid & Blues Like Midnight

"Goodness gracious great balls of fire!" Jerry Lee is still burning!

"If sometimes it seems I'm falling behind, remember I'm running, on rock and roll time!"
Rock & Roll Time

"I'm not looking for no trouble, but nobody dogs me 'round."
Mississippi Kid

"I wish a tornado would blow my blues away"
Blues Like Midnight

"I'm not afraid to die. . ."

Old timey wild one while waiting for more new videos:

Pre-Jerry Lee Mississippi Kid =:-)

Sunday, November 02, 2014

Eric Gales - E2 (Note To Note)

Guitar duel/duel with Eric Johnson =:-)
E2 (Note To Note)

No new videos yet. So, enjoy this oldie as interlude. . .

The Living Sisters - Harmony Is Real b/w Baby Wants a Basketball for Christmas & Jingle Bells

"Harmony begins with one, but without two we have none..."
Harmony Is Real

"He wants to play a game, he wants to score. . ."
Baby Wants a Basketball for Christmas

"What fun it is to ride in a one horse open sleigh. . ."
Jingle Bells

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Billy Cobham - Pomegranates


Studio version has much better sound, but what a treat to witness a live show. . .

Eartaster: reality show that means something:

Ellis Marsalis Trio - The Breeze and I b/w Things You Never Were

The Breeze and I

Things You Never Were

No new videos. Yet. This live gig will whet your thirst. . .

Sweet. . .

Idina Menzel - Holly Jolly Christmas

Holly Jolly Christmas

Pentatonix - White Winter Hymnal b/w Winter Wonderland & Silent Night

Acapella version of Fleet Foxes =:-)
White Winter Hymnal

Fun medley
Winter Wonderland - Don't Worry Be Happy

Silent Night

Earth, Wind & Fire - Holiday

No better way to start the holiday season - Joy To The World with a dance beat! "Come on! Yes!"

"Let Earth Receive Her King"