”Since the original is basically just vocals and percussion, I thought an interesting approach to 'covering' the song would be to lay down my own vocals and piano on top of what Jad Fair was already doing,” Spencer said of his cover.
'Join the Ritual' celebrates indie label Jagjaguwar's 25th anniversary and also features Angel Olsen covering Smog, The Besnard Lakes covering Slint, Pink Mountaintops covering Teenage Fanclub and more.
Plus Jim James, Jason Isbell, Phoebe Bridgers, Lotus, Little Dragon, Bill Frisell, U.S. Girls, Emmylou Harris, Sudan Archives, JD Samson, The Slackers, and more livestreams you can watch this week since there are no live concerts to attend.
”The situation throughout the Amazon Basin is dire as indigenous peoples, already facing centuries of systemic oppression, suffer from illness, lack of food, medical supplies and income due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” Folk Medicine organizers write.
plus Pinegrove, The Head and The Heart, Public Practice, Bad Moves with Jeff Rosenstock, Bartees Strange and more, Grateful Dead, Angélique Kidjo, and more livestreams you can watch today since there are no live concerts to attend.
Backed by lead singer in opening band Zenizen Opal Hoyt and a contrabass player, Okay Kaya had National Sawdust under her spell from start to finish as she played material from her new album for Jagjaguwar, Watch This Liquid Pour Itself.