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Speak my language!

A few extracts from Laurie Anderson‘s Stories form the Nerve Bible.

• On The Way To Jerusalem ↑

There was a devout nun in the XVth century who decided to make a pilgrimage to Jerusalem; and she belonged to an order that wore bags over their heads. And the mother […]

Iggy Pop + Lou Reed

«I had just learned to smoke (cigarettes and grass), and I was excited about it. I had always had asthma and couldn’t smoke. One day I was walking down the street and someone blew a puff in my face from a passing cigarette on a fall day, which is always the worst season. […]

Bill Laswell + David Byrne

The first track from the album City Of Light, by Bill Laswell. It was released Jun 17, 1997 on the Sub Rosa label. In conjunction with the spiritually-infused spoken lines of Lori Carson, Laswell and his crew unearth rhythms seared from volcanic chasms, old tongues, and primitive civilizations.

· […]

Alison Krauss + Norah Jones

¤ Alison Krauss ◊ ‘Lay My Burden Down’ ↓

Gonna lay my burden down – lay my body in the ground Cold clay against my skin but I don’t care at all

Can’t seem to find my piece of mind so with the earth I’ll lay entwined Six feet underground – my feet are […]

Tom Waits + Bruce Sprinsteen

¤ TOM WAITS ⇐ •→Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame⇐ / •→⇐


♥→‘Heart Attack & Wine’ ⇓ ♠ ‘Xmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis’ ⇓

hey charlie i’m pregnant and living on the 9th street right above a dirty bookstore off euclid avenue and i stopped takin’ dope […]

F L + 9″ Nails + Metallica + RHCP

¤ The Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips are Wayne Coyne, Steven Drozd, Michael Ivins, Kliph Scurlock, and Derek Brown with Phantogram and Liz Allen.

The band is best known for its associations with 1960s and 1970s psychedelic subculture, with elements of this culture permeating the group’s instrumentation, effects, […]

Emily Smith + Rod Stewart

•→ Emily Smith introducing «TRAIVELLER’S JOY» (released on Jan. 24th, 2011)

◊ ‘Sweet Lover of Mine’ ↓ 2011 Cambridge Folk Festival

As I cam o’er by Bonny Moor Hill – Every rose grows bonny in time I met a wee lass, and they ca’ed her Nell – Longing to […]

The Chieftains + Van Morrison

¤ The Chieftains

The Irish band, which hasn’t stopped playing music since 1962, holds the record for being the artists who have toured the world more extensively: they’ve played countries which few people bother to visit. They also have the record for being the band which has played with […]

The Who + Rolling Stones


People try to put us d-down (Talkin’ ‘bout my generation) Just because we get around (Talkin’ ‘bout my generation) Things they do look awful c-c-cold (Talkin’ ‘bout my generation) I hope I die before I get old (Talkin’ ‘bout my generation) This is my generation – This is my […]

Azam Ali اعظم علی + Sussan Deyhim

♦ Azam Ali ↓ ‘NAMI NAMI’ [Montreal]

نامي نامي يا صغيري تانغفى عا لحاصيري نامي عالعتيمي تا تنزاح الغيمي ويصير عنا ضو كبير يضوي عا كل الجيري

بكرة بيك جاي حامل غلت الليمون بيجبلك تنورة وشال تاتدفي في كانون يا زغطورة الحندقة شعرك أسود ومنقى واللي حبك بيبوسك […]

Pakistan عربي … Qawwali

Coke Studio Sessions has gained exceptional popularity with their musical fusion of exciting elements and diverse influences, ranging from traditional eastern, modern western and regionally inspired music. Bringing together big stars of Pakistani folk and Sufi music and Rock/Pop stars . . . very rich in sound.

Produced […]


There are very few examples of art forms which combine extremes in such a compelling way: joy and grief, life and death, discipline and spontaneity, the inner self and the gregarious mass . . .

The thing about flamenco is that even though it’s very popular music, […]

Huun-Huur-Tu + Altai Khairkhan …

The most distinctive characteristic of Huun Huur Tu’s music is throat singing, in which the singers sing both the note (drone) and the drone’s overtone(s), thus producing two or three notes simultaneously. The overtone may sound like a flute, whistle or bird, but is actually solely a product of the […]

Chuck Berry + Stray Cats

•→«Oh Baby Doll» ⇐(1957)⇒[lyrics]

♦ ‘Little Queenie’ ↓ (1959)

I got lumps in my throat when I saw her comin’ down the aisle I got the wiggles in my knees when she looked at me and sweetly smiled There she is again standin’ over by the […]

Shut Your Mouth

◊ from the album «Here Come The Vikings» ↓ by Astrid Williamson

Invisible – the space that lies between Nobody’s fool – you know exactly what it means And having me, I need to feel your touch And having me, please ‘cos I want you, I want you this much Yeah, I want […]

This Is The Life

→ Amy MacDonald← LIVE @ Rob Brydon Show BBC 2 (14.08.2012)

I get up in the evening, and I ain’t got nothing to say I come home in the morning, I go to bed feeling the same way I ain’t nothing but tired, man I’m just tired and bored with […]

Trilok Gurtu + Nana Vasconcelos

TG is a master of Indian music, tabla, percussion, and Western drumming: he plays a unique hybrid East-West drum set up. He is also a visionary composer whose musical adventurousness has led him to creative fusions of Indian music with jazz, rock, classical, and ethnic music from all over the world. Gurtu’s eclectic […]

Anouar Brahem + Rabih Abou Khalil

أنور ابراهم

Encouraged by his music-loving father, Brahem began studying the oud, at the age of ten, when he enrolled at the National Conservatory of Music. For nearly a decade, he studied with influential oud player Ali Sitri. By the age of fifteen, he was playing well enough to perform […]

Evolving the guitar

•→Charlie Christian: Swing to Bop [1941]

¤ Pat Metheny first burst onto the international jazz scene in 1974. Over the course of his three-year stint with vibraphone great Gary Burton, the young Missouri native already displayed his soon-to-become trademarked playing style, which blended the loose and flexible articulation customarily reserved for […]

Nicholas Payton = The trumpet

Nicholas Payton


•→···«Struttin’ With Some Barbeque» ←[w/ Airmen of Note, 2008]

♦ Vitoria/Gasteiz_2002 ↓

Roy Haynes + Nicholas Payton + Dave Kikoski + Kenny Garrett + Christian McBride

♦ Nicholas Payton Trio_[May, 2014] ⇓

w/ Vicente Archer & Adonis […]