Click on the link here for Audio Player – Part 1:Selah Sue – Cody Chesnutt – Lucas Santtana Part 1 (Enregistrement mercredi 24 octobre a partir de 19h30)
Click on the link here for Audio Player – Part 2: Selah Sue – Cody Chesnutt – Lucas Santtana – Part 2
Back over to Paris this weekend for something a little more current. A Radio concert from RFI featuring Selah Sue, Cody Chesnutt and Lucas Santtana, recorded on October 24th of this year.
Truly an International event with Selah Sue from Belgium, Cody Chesnutt from Atlanta, Georgia and Lucas Santtana from Rio De Janiero. Three pretty remarkable talents on the rise, with Selah Sue and Cody Chesnutt celebrating the release of new albums.
Announcements are in French and the interviews are mostly in English are translated into French.
Further evidence music is everywhere and everybody is into it.
Turn it up and let it flow.
The fantastic mayhem
Click on the link here for the Audio Player: The Rolling Stones In Concert – 1965-1967
Since we’re right in the midst of the Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary tour, I thought it might be fun to have a listen to some of the earlier stuff.
So . . I dug up two concerts, given in Paris at The Olympia Theater. The first is from April 18, 1965 and the second is from April 11, 1967.
You can get some idea is just how insane these early concerts were. As was so often mentioned in the past, sound systems at concerts were crude at best, there were no stage monitors and with a sold-out audience, screaming at the top of their lungs, impossible to hear yourself, let alone bandmates.
Given all that, these concerts (extended excerpts of what exists so far) sound remarkable. Thanks in no small part to the sound archivists, collectors and engineers who have labored for months over getting the best possible recordings and compiling them in a way that preserves the historic significance for people who weren’t around at the time.
So if you’ve been watching the YouTube clips from opening night concerts of this latest tour, you might want to give these a quick listen, just to know what all the insanity was about the first time around. And believe me, it was insane.
Enjoy and play loud.