Fugazi, Drive-by Truckers, Thurston Moore, Atmosphere, The Hold Steady, The Jayhawks, Jeff Tweedy, Dessa, Soul Asylum, Har Mar Superstar and more are contributing rare recordings to help raise money for iconic Minneapolis club First Avenue to help keep it afloat during COVID.
The Le Guess Who? "ON" streaming festival features original programming, video of past LGW? performances, film screenings and other video content curated by past performers like John Dwyer of the Oh Sees, SUUNS, and The Bug, new interviews and more. It's all free.
”The five of us talk about what kind of influences and sounds we want to incorporate. We end up sharing and talking about so much different music over our group texts or in the van... this playlist is some of those songs, some classics and just some recent great tracks we’ve been digging...”
Last year, contemporary classical ensemble s t a r g a z e released Instruments, an abstract orchestral reimagining of Fugazi's 1993 album In on the Kill Taker, with arrangements by Deerhoof's Greg Saunier. It was a 2019 Record Store Day exclusive release and is now out of print, but they've just released a new video album accompaniment...