Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Fuck Racism

Fishbone has always said it best:


Monday, June 1, 2020

Dylan Cover #430 Kappa Danielson "Senor (Tales of Yankee Power)" Live

In this ongoing Monday Series we will be exploring various artists versions of Bob Dylan song's. Today's tune is a live cover by the Kappa Danielson of the Dylan tune "Senor (Tales of Yankee Power)"
Thoughts on Original:
From the first time we talked about this tune:
A layered and moving song, the real highlight on a mixed up Dylan album (Street Legal), "Senor (Tales of Yankee Power)" is musically riveting and lyrically haunting.  Acoustic plucking, rolling drums and a forlorn trumpet color the tune musically while some straight ahead lyrics mix with the surreal and backup singers add "Oooh and Aaaah" behind the nasal delivery of the Bard.  Looking at the "Painted Wagon" and smelling the "Tail of the Dragon" are just two examples of bizarre lyrics that could pertain to nuclear war or something else entirely making it all even more enchanting.  A gorgeous music background with perplexing lyrics and a strong vocal performance...yup, I dig this one a ton.
Cover:


Thoughts on Cover Artist:
RtBE is new to Kappa Danielson. Will check her out more in the future.

Thoughts on Cover:
A fantastic acoustic cover version with extremely powerful singing and delicate playing.  Daielson does a great job with this straight ahead live cover.

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Live Streams: Quarantine Comes Alive

With live music on lock down (like everything else currently in New York City) live streams and old concerts have become essential for live music junkies like RtBE. While this current state of pandemic separation is in order we will highlight various shows/streams/virtual events for your viewing and listening pleasure and you can always check out or weekly Full Show Friday series for concerts from the past. Please support the artists any which way you can.

Today we highlight: Quarantine Comes Alive

There is a large festival on multiple channels today starting at 1pm EST called Quarantine Comes Alive

This donation-based event will directly benefit the participating musicians as well as Sweet Relief, MusiCares, Center for Disaster Philanthropy, World Central Kitchen, Partners In Health, Trans Lifeline, Backline, and local organizations helping the homeless.

To get in the mood here is some video from artists participating:

Friday, May 29, 2020

Full Show Friday: A Flock of Seagulls- Live at The Ace in Brixton 1983

We search the murky back waters of youtube to find full concerts and post them to the site weekly, come back every seven days to help us celebrate Full Show Friday's. These shows are of varying quality and may not be here for long so enjoy them while you can...As always, please support the artist every which way, but especially by seeing them live (if they are still playing)...This week...A Flock of Seagulls!

We are going back to the dark days known as the early eighties...here are A Flock of Seagulls from 1983.

Enjoy:

0:00:26- Space Age Love Song 0:04:14- DNA (Grammy Winner) 0:06:30- Electrics 0:10:00- Wishing 0:14:33- The Traveler 0:13:18- Telecommunication 0:20:58- The Fall 0:25:32- Transfer Affection 0:31:24- Over the Border 0:37:00- Man Made 0:43:00- You Can Run 0:47:18- What Am I To Do 0:51:20- Nightmares 0:56:12- I Ran 1:01:30- Committed (Hole In the Wall) 1:04:13- It's Not Me Talking Live at the Ace in Brixton 1983.

Live Streams: Slay At Home Festival

With live music on lock down (like everything else currently in New York City) live streams and old concerts have become essential for live music junkies like RtBE. While this current state of pandemic separation is in order we will highlight various shows/streams/virtual events for your viewing and listening pleasure and you can always check out or weekly Full Show Friday series for concerts from the past. Please support the artists any which way you can.



Today we highlight: Slay At Home Festival

The Slay At Home Festival starts today and continues tomorrow:


To get ready here is Twelve Foot Ninja:

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Live Streams: Ogden Museum of Southern Art - Ogden After Hours

With live music on lock down (like everything else currently in New York City) live streams and old concerts have become essential for live music junkies like RtBE. While this current state of pandemic separation is in order we will highlight various shows/streams/virtual events for your viewing and listening pleasure and you can always check out or weekly Full Show Friday series for concerts from the past. Please support the artists any which way you can.


Today we highlight: Ogden Museum of Southern Art - Ogden After Hours

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art do a weekly musical session they call Ogden After Hours.


Tune in tonight to see some RtBE Personal Favorites like Big Sam Funky Nation.  To get in the spirit for the show, here is Big Sam:



Live Streams: Post World Radio - Shea Stadium BK Take Over

With live music on lock down (like everything else currently in New York City) live streams and old concerts have become essential for live music junkies like RtBE. While this current state of pandemic separation is in order we will highlight various shows/streams/virtual events for your viewing and listening pleasure and you can always check out or weekly Full Show Friday series for concerts from the past. Please support the artists any which way you can.


Today we highlight: Post World Radio - Shea Stadium BK Take Over

Small live music venues are going to be crushed more than most business by this disease lock down so Shea Stadium BK is doing a take over of Post World Radio today to raise some funds:


Support the cause and help keep small venues open. To get in the mood here is Told Slant: