Waayyyy over the top! Attention, lovers of quirk: Alaskan songwriter Marian Call's current kickstarter campaign has managed to fund her forthcoming album, but she's still shy of a stretch goal. Her instrument (apart from voice) is keyboard, and yet she does not own one. Imagine having to cross the wintery wilderness to find an 88 in […]
(from Marian Call Sings the Classics, Vol. II)
Big Bank Hank, 1957 – 2014
Radiohead, Pyramid Song, covered by Sybarite5 in an arrangement by Paul Kim. See also, especially if you know the original well, their version of Packt Like Sardines in a Crushd Tin Box.
For our previous coverage of Marian Call, click this tag. If you're unaware of her, start here. Not long ago, I took a little trip to Silver Spring to see Marian Call in her natural habitat– the house concert. Continue reading….
When I'm listenin' to that big bass fiddle…. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qwt6mIbyj_U&w=480]
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_6tlS6mYh0&w=480] That's Jacquie Lee on The Voice covering Serena Ryder's Stompa and just walking all over it. Is it bad form to say so?
Marian Call will be spinnin' the discs for KRNN this Wednesday night for a couple of hours from 8pm PST (11pm EST). She says she'll be playing "music by [her] favorite artists — several Alaskans, several utterly obscure artists, and a few very popular ones". MC puts the work in 'quirk' and the cover […]
Silent Moon, Jia Peng Fang (賈鵬芳)
Whim 'n Rhythm 2011 in DC