Jazz saxophonist Marcus Strickland and his ensemble Twi-Life brought a powerful groove and thoughtful exploration of the linkages between African and American music forms to the City Winery on November 20th, in a celebration of his new record, People of the Sun. Strickland’s musical vision accentuates the connectivity between black musicianship on both sides of the Atlantic, from Mali to the American South, including the intersection of jazz with soul and hip-hop and blues textures.
On this episode of the podcast, the gang’s all here as Andre and Madelyn return to join Kevin and Paul in taking on two of the biggest releases of 2014, Beck’s “Morning Phase” and St. Vincent’s self-titled fifth album.
A little Moondoggies, a little Hundred Visions, a touch of Walkmen and a whole lot of beer soaked youth.
Why You Should Care:
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It’s the first podcast of 2014! On this edition, Kevin and Andre are left alone in the basement to discuss the pros and cons of Wig Out at Jagbags, the new record from indie stalwarts Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks. PLUS! The music world mourns and says goodbye to music legend and pioneer, Phil Everly.