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  • HAGO: Ezekiel 1.4

    HAGO: Ezekiel 1.4

    Berklee was rocking with this performance by HAGO. The band’s description says it all: “HAGO is a group from Israel, that plays a unique combination of Jazz Fusion and Progressive Metal, along with Middle Eastern influences, or as they call it – FalafelDjent. In their live set they play original compositions as well as arrangements... »

  • Scary Pockets: Something to Talk About

    Scary Pockets: Something to Talk About

    Scary Pockets keeps bringing it with their excellent re-imagined covers of classic songs. Here’s their take on Bonnie Raitt’s “Something to Talk About,” with vocalist Raquel Rodriguez. The arrangement and mastering on this one is something special. As always, Sam Wilkes lays down the low end. »

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  • Parquet Courts: Wide Awake

    Parquet Courts: Wide Awake

    I’ve been really digging the new Parquet Courts album, Wide Awake!, thanks in part to the fun and bouncy bass lines of Sean Yeaton. His playing drives each song with cool grooves and melodic hooks. That’s especially true on the title track. Here’s the band performing “Wide Awake” on The Ellen Show in April. Stay... »

  • Leonid & Friends: Street Player

    Leonid & Friends: Street Player

    It is always fun to see a new video from Leonid & Friends pop up. Here’s the band performing another stellar cover of a Chicago tune. This time around, Leonid Vorobyev and the band take on “Street Player.” Special guest Arturo Sandoval joins the group for this one too. »

  • Abraham Laboriel: So You Say

    Abraham Laboriel: So You Say

    Here’s a great clip of Abraham Laboriel performing John Scofield’s “So You Say” with guitarist Allen Hinds, keyboardist Otmaro Ruiz, and drummer Jimmy Branly. The master at work. »

  • ConeSoul: Neblina

    ConeSoul: Neblina

    We featured the band ConeSoul for the first time last month, with their groovy tune, “Pela Chuva.” Here’s a more laid back, but equally impressive performance, of their tune “Neblina.” Ottoni de Leon offers up some sweet lines in support of the tune. “The project represents us as a band because of the musical and... »

  • Forq: Stannic

    Forq: Stannic

    Forq is back with another terrific video with music from their 2017 album, Thrēq. “Stannic” was written by keyboardist Henry Hey, and features Michael League on bass. »

  • Tom C Walker: Change In You

    Tom C Walker: Change In You

    I spotted this new video on Facebook last night, and I lost count of how many times I watched it. Here’s Tom C Walker’s band performing Tom’s tune, “Change In You” live. Deano Bass is laying down on rock-solid groove! »

  • The Marcus King Band: So Cold

    The Marcus King Band: So Cold

    I’m looking forward to seeing The Marcus King Band later this summer as part of Tedeschi Trucks Band’s Wheels of Soul Tour 2018. Here’s a great live performance of the band performing last year at the Reevestock Music Festival. The tune is “So Cold”, which features Stephen Campbell once again holding down a sweet groove... »

  • Brady Watt & the Lifetronics: Coy

    Brady Watt & the Lifetronics: Coy

    Time for another great video by Brady Watt and the Lifetronics. In this live performance at The Breeding Ground NYC, the band performs their composition, “Coy.” »