Jack White/Danger Mouse/Danielle Luppi project...
Okay. OMG. Okay. Wait. What? What rock have I been under? This was buzz about this way back in November, and I’m just finding out about it today. In case you’ve also been underneath something heavy and dank, I am LETTING YOU KNOW: amazing-sounding collaboration nods at Ennio Morricone and the spaghetti western in general, but sounds like its own thing. Jack White sings on a few...
A 4th tune from the upcoming love note to...
How did Seattle’s 107.7 “The End” get it? Shrug. It sounds good, with Jack White’s high notes, warbling organ, low 60’s base, and well-timed hits on the big chime. Go Rome, Go! Hear it here.
So: Who is Daniele Luppi?
The Italian composer came to my attention when my patron saint of music, Espresso Buzz, gave me an mp3 album of his, An Italian Story. This was a fond, loopy re-imagining of 60’s-& 70’s-era Italian swinger’s pop. I didn’t know he’d also been composing soundtracks or living stateside, or that he’s been obsessed with Ennio Morricone the whole time. Find out...
Spaghetti Western collaboration to be released May... →
Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi talk about it in an NPR interview from last November. Hear the story by clicking on the title of this post.
First Listen: Raphael Saadiq _Stone Rollin'_ →
NPR has been streaming some great albums lately, ahead of their official release. Including the one you can hear when you click on the title of this post. I played the single from Saadiq’s album last week—today’s your last chance to hear it on the show before my new show replaces it tomorrow morning. Anyway: so good!