Friday, June 10, 2016

Lost New Basement Tapes and Down on the Bottom

Los Angeles, CA

I caught the documentary about the Lost Basement Tapes and never-recored lyrics by Bob Dylan during his self-imposed exile in Woodstock. T Bone Burnett gathered a group of musicians (dubbed The New Basement Tapes) to cut an album "Lost on the River." The recording sessions were filmed for a doc by Sam Jones director of the Wilco doc).

Here's one of the tracks featuring Jim James (of My Morning Jacket) on vocals...

This segment explains the project...

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

LCD Primavera

Los Angeles, CA

Ah, the one band I never got to see...and never thought I would when they broke up in 2011. Alas, never underestimate time, money, and the itch to rage it up with friends. LCD Soundsystem reunited for a fatty paycheck and they hit up the festy circuit this summer.

Euro friends caught LCD Soundsystem's set at the Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona, Spain. Here's most of the show...