Flautist Michel Gentile, pianist Daniel Kelly and drummer Rob Garcia have all distinguished themselves as leaders of their own jazz combos and as composers, but they joined forces for a trio that's the most visible vehicle of Connection Works, a non-profit artist-run organization created to promote jazz and build an audience for it. The trio, simply called Works, has since [...]
The Center for Active Design is a nonprofit started at the NYC Department of Design and Construction to promote healthy public design (architectural and environmental). I built and continue to help maintain their site, branding and design inspiration by Pentagram.
A sus cortos 20 años, la cantante de hip hop Iggy Azalea debutará con su álbum The New Classic el cual será lanzado en junio de este año vía Mercury y Island Def Jam . Pero su primer disco no lo es todo, ya que la australiana también concentra sus energía en su acto en vivo. ¿Cómo luce? Justamente hace pocas horas llegó a su canal en YouTube VEVO un video en vivo en el cual interpreta la canción "Work" en The Warren , durante [...]
I've spent the last three or four hours searching for new music to write about. It was so uninspiring that I was having one of those "WHY DO I DO THIS" moments, and then I remembered that there was a new Gold Panda track floating around that I hadn't taken the time to listen to yet. It's called We Work Nights and today it is my salvation. The six-minutes could last for half an hour and we'd still be lost in it. Constantly inventive throughout, the middle-eastern vibes and soft throb of the synths create an [...]
Australian born now US based performer / rapper IGGY AZALEA has seen her own career explode over the last couple of months and dramatically shift gears, recently she performed at BBC RADIO 1 's 'Big Weekend' event to a room of feverishly enthusiastic punters. Poor AZALEA seems a little short on steam as she belts out 'Work' as a grand finale to the evening's show. Although this has garnered some less than complimentary top comments on YouTube but you've gotta respect how much energy she puts into doing her thing live. [...]
The world knows Frank & Tony (aka Francis Harris and Anthony Collins) as the latest sensation from the hot hot hot label Scissor and Thread, but on the inside, they’re just two boys looking for affection. Their tracks are slow, deep and sexy- Tantric rhythms that's sure to spur your urge to merge. Francis Harris - Lostfound (Matthew Herbert's Let Yourself Go Mix) (Right Click to Download) Frank & Tony - Worked (Right Click to Download) [...]
A$AP Ferg delivers his latest offering with the hit single, "Work". This time he calls for French, A$AP Rocky, Trinidad James, and School Boy Q for the remix. Visuals Shot by Motion Family. Trap Lord by Ferg will be dropping later this around Memorial Day.
A$AP Ferg drops the visuals to his official remix of 'Work' featuring A$AP Rocky, French Montana, Trinidad James, and ScHoolboy Q. Trap Lord is coming soon. The post A$AP Ferg - Work [Remix] (ft. A$AP Rocky, French Montana, Trinidad James & ScHoolboy Q) appeared first on TAPEDECK .
I just got back from my monthly breakfast with friends, all who are, like me, retired. I wasn't sure whether it was 9 or 9:30 so I went for 9. I was early so I sat in the car and watched the world round me. Fog came rolling down the street from the ocean. It also hovered over the marsh behind the houses across the street. An old man shuffled out of the breakfast spot to his car which had taken up two spaces: the front end had one and the back end the other. He opened his trunk, looked [...]
David Lindley: Do You Want My Job purchase link: [ Amazon ] Once again, I'll stretch the limits of this week's theme with this post: Job, work .. It's all the same. As the man says, "I hump the stuff, I take the cash/So my kids can wear Adidas" . If it aint Adidas that you're paying for, it isnt far removed (world-wide McDonalds burgers and Pepsi Cola...) Ain't got no job, ain't got money? ... you are definitely in a downward spiral. (I speak from personal experience: you need [...]
Steeley Dan: Dirty Work Purchase Link: [Amazon mp3] Before I get to the song, and my first post here, I'd just like to thank the Star Maker Machine for allowing me to join in and contribute here as a side gig from my regular blog, Reselect.com. It's an honor to be included in the company of so many other excellent music bloggers. [...]
Lee Dorsey : Work, Work, Work [Purchase] If you're looking for motivation this Monday, you've come too the wrong place. Allen Toussaint and Lee Dorsey, the New Orleans team that gave us the Top 10 hit "Working in the Coalmine", actually recorded this cut a year earlier for Dorsey's Ride Your Pony album in 1966. I look for a job both day and night I can't find nothin' that will suit me right A little bit of [...]
[ purchase ] We generally try to stay away from newer music here, but this one was too obvious for me to pass on. “Women & Work” by Lucero is another song which portrays work as a negative, something to fight your way through, and something that makes you need to drink. The song generally equates women with work, although the narrator concedes that women are sweeter, a sentiment that I certainly can agree with. Personally, I’ve had better luck with the woman in my life than in most of my jobs, although I’m hoping [...]
The Wolfe Tones : Botany Bay [ purchase ] Imagine yourself as a bricklayer in 19th Century Ireland, fed up with work and ready to take a trip aboard an emigrant ship to the shores of Botany Bay (Australia). The song refers to “navvies” (laborers, especially those who worked on construction or excavation projects) and “gangers” (foremen). I love this chorus, as it surely captures the sentiments of the day: Farewell to your bricks and mortar, farewell [...]
The BusBoys : Minimum Wage [ purchase ] It seems that most songs about work portray it as something bad, something demeaning, or simply an impediment to the good parts of life. The question, “do you live to work or work to live,” is one that many of us have had to address in our lives. But, of course, most of us need to work in order to survive, and the scary thing is how many Americans work for minimum wage, which, I understand, does not even allow the worker to [...]
Stevie Wonder: We Can Work It Out [ Purchase link ] This selection is a little off the original train of thought for our new theme: work. Still, my choice complies with the theme in that it includes the word in the title. Whereas I had initially thought this week’s [...]
The Circle Experiment is a new crowd funded film project made by our frien Guillaume Wolf, a French-born artist based in Los Angeles, California. With dark imagery and an eerie atmosphere, The Circle Experiment only uses animated photographs to tell the story. We spoke with Wolf to find out what is the experiment all about... Watch The Circle Experiment trailer: [...]
This Edition of Fresh Friday, we feature some real bass heavy tracks. Eveything from Moombahton, Club, Trap, and more. Set it off with this banging remix of Diplos smash hit Set it off! Some Moombahton for your ears and boy its tropical. A little on the heavy side. A really sick Trapstyle beat. The synth is infectious and well designed with the percussions. An interesting mashup that will et you dancing and feeling gold. You will definitely be sweatin after this. OOkay has been receiving mad endorsements [...]