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32 videos of Hal Willner’s ’80s series ‘Night Music’ that display his gift for weird, amazing collaborations
We lost Hal Willner yesterday. He was a gifted producer whose greatest skill may have been his ability to bring together disparate talents that you might not think would fit together but turned out to be truly inspired. One of the places where you can really see that in action was Night Music, a musical offshoot of Saturday Night Live that lasted two weird wonderful seasons...
Woods share songs that inspired their new LP (listen)
Woods' very good new album, City Sun Eater in the River of Light is out today and, as Andrew noted, the band bring in some new sounds and influences into their mossy folk-rock world this time. The band made a playlist for Flood Magazine featuring some of the artists and songs that influenced the new record, which includes a fair amount of reggae (The Congos, Toots & the Maytals, The Wailers),
Allen Toussaint, RIP
Very sad news: New Orleans music legend Allen Toussaint died on Monday night (11/9) after a concert in Madrid, Spain. He was 77.Though always soft-spoken, humble and most often preferring to stay behind the scenes, the list of those who benefited from Toussaint's touch as a producer and arranger is staggering...

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