This song is from Wye Oak’s 2011 album Civilian. The video was created by two fellow Baltimore artists, Katherine Fahey and photographer Michael O’Leary. For more information on the video this is a good article at NPR.
Wye Oak are playing at Club Bahia on tonight, 7/30/15.
Tom Of Finland: Up Close and Personal, a discussion with Durk Dehner (President, Tom of Finland Foundation), Dian
Hanson (Editor, TASCHEN’s Tom of Finland XXL), F. Valentine Hooven III
(Author, Tom of Finland: Life and Work of a Gay Hero) and moderated by
Joakim Andreasson is happening downtown at Austere- http://byhenzel.com/exhibition/tom-of-finland-up-close-and-personal/
Deborah Harry wrote the lyrics to this song from 1979 during the filming of the movie Union City which she starred in. Pat Benatar, a friend of Harry’s, who had yet to make it in the music business, also has a small part in the film.
Blondie will co-headline with Melissa Etheridge at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday July 26.
LACMA is showing Christian Marclay: The Clock for 24 hours starting at 10am. This is a great chance to see what is included in the film during the hours the museum is not open (free during non museum hours)- http://www.lacma.org/event/clock-1
*Special Note: Saturday through Tuesday LACMA is having a pop-up installation of the US premiere of Steve McQueen and Kanye West’s short film collaboration (9min) “All Day/I Feel Like That” (not up on their website yet)*
This song was the lead single off The Game’s second album Doctor’s Advocate from 2006. It also features Junior Reid whose song One Blood is sampled. It features the line “You 38 and you still rappin’, ugh”, a reference to Jay-Z, that might feel different to him now at 35.
This Saturday at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, The Game is performing as part of The Art of Rap Festival, which features a huge lineup that includes Ice-T, Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, Afrika Bambaataa, Warren G, Xzibit and many more.