Lately, I’ve been pausing in porticos, haunted by a particular line from a particular song. The ditty in question, “Boom Boom Pow,” was released by the redoubtable Black Eyed Peas more than a year ago, yet certain peculiarities of its lyrical cadences still manage to wash up upon the shores of my mind, as clear and startlingly whole as twisted lengths of beach glass.
Mr.Valiant61: I had a slow dance to this, with the wife of my boss, at our company`s christmas party, a year or two back.
One final video from The Second Annual Winter Commission. Seattle musician and friend of the family Scotty Ricard presented a new music video from his band, MK Speed Dial, entitled Dark Dream.
OK, last of all, my performance as IRIC, or Infinite Reggae in Infinite Combinations, performing my cover of Joanna Newsom’s classic, ‘Bridges and Balloons’
There had to be a noise band for the Winter Commission. Following in the steps of WC1’s Tokonoma, Grandpa Wheelchair was formed to bring some improvised music to the proceedings. The band consisted of Luke Chmura, Mark Detrick, Amanda Kalkwarf, Jubal Sather and myself. Evan Bridges created a crazy improvised video performance which somehow integrated live and archival footage to create a video collage.
Another great performance from the Winter Commission: A new band, created just for the event, consisting of Mark Detrick on guitar, Kat Bula on violin, Anna Arvan on cello, and Erik Wallace on drums: Camp Meeting.
Welcome to the first of several videos from the Second Annual Winter Commission. First up is Biagio Biondolillo’s solo performance.
This is one of the best videos I’ve seen in a long time. It reminds me of being a kid and trying to achieve subtle hair shading using crayons and screwing it up. Also reminds me a bit of that movie “The Snowman” which all the teachers would haul out in December when they wanted …
Pan Pan is an instrumental band from Bellingham, WA. Sarah Jerns plays piano, trumpet, and fluegelhorn, as well as composing all of the music for Pan Pan. Sarah has also played with The Love Lights, The Presidents of the United States of America, The Ghost and The Grace, and Rooftops. These are our questions to …
On October 23, 2009, Pan Pan played a CD release show at Western Washington University’s Underground Coffeehouse with Rooftops. Here is the footage: ———————————————————————————————————-SEE ALSO—–>>> 10 Questions with Pan Pan’s Sarah Jerns COMING SOON: ROOFTOPS LIVE AND ACOUSTIC AT THE UCH (10.23.09)