Atoms for Peace – Default

Atoms For Peace is an experimental rock & electronic group consisting lead singer of Radiohead, Thom Yorke (vocals, guitar and piano), Flea (bass) of Red Hot Chili Peppers, longtime Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich (guitar, keyboards, synths), Joey Waronker (percussion) of Beck, and Mauro Refosco (multi-instrumentalist).

 

 

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Mumford and Sons + The Dharohar Project – To Darkness

British folk rock band Mumford and Sons toured India in 2010. Here, they collaborated with The Dharohar Project for their song To Darkness.

 

But Mumford & Sons happened to me when a friend of mine sent me this track – Little Lion Man. I personally like such songwriting. This track was nominated at the Grammys for Best Rock song.

 

This is what Marcus Mumford has to say about the song – “It’s a very personal story, so I won’t elaborate upon too much. Suffice to say, it was a situation in my life I wasn’t very happy with or proud of… and sometimes when you can’t describe a feeling with your own words, it’s almost easier to express in a song. And then, when you get asked about the songs, it’s quite difficult to explain. It’s a conundrum — you don’t want to seem self-indulgent explaining yourself; it’s always awkward. Which is weird again, because it’s never awkward actually singing them. I suppose the song should stand on its own and people draw their own interpretation from the words. But for me, personally, it’s the lyrics that I listen to again and again in a song. I place specific importance on them. I can’t write lyrics unless I really feel them and mean them, which can sometimes be quite frustrating — because if you’re not feeling much at the time, you’re stuck. I guess the sound of it grabs you a little bit by the balls — it’s quite an aggressive song, a bit more of a punch in the face. Or at least, for our stuff, anyway — a lot of our stuff isn’t quite as hard-hitting as that. It felt like the right song to be the single because it represented the harder, darker side of what we do, and at the same time, the more folksy and punchy side.”

 

And do you know that, The Cave video has been shot in Goa. Yes, Goa. Check it out here –

Pearl Jam – “Black” September 2, 2012 Made in America Festival

(This post is dedicated to my friend who once asked me – Why Pearl Jam Black? What is so great about the song?)

I have been listening to Black almost everyday for 8 years now, i have observed two things.

1 – Mike McCready’s guitar solo is different everytime. I wait for him to play the guitar solo and every time he amazes me with his improvisation.

2 – Eddie’s freestyle ending.

This is not a great video (below). But the song changes once McCready starts his axe work. Lookout for Eddie’s freestyle.

Follow Pearl Jam if you still haven’t.

They are a grunge band with a difference.

They are an inspiration.

Have a great Sunday.