Friday, January 24, 2014

Sampha channels Rundgren

I may be the only person to point this out, but London artist Sampha (co-wrote and sang on half of producer SBTRKT’s acclaimed debut album in 2012) has a sound on his recent DUAL Ep that is very reminiscent musically and production-wise/arrangement-wise of early 70s Todd Rundgren.

Here is an example of what I'm talking about -

I like this EP a lot.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Spirit of Harmony: Ringo and Co talk about music education

Todd and the members of Ringo's All Star Band on the importance of music education in schools. As part of support for Todd's new Spirit of Harmony charity project to help schools access musical instruments and teaching again.

Monday, January 20, 2014

Google Music Timeline

Google introduces Music Timeline. Fun, althougfh not sure what the popularity based on. Here is the graph for Todd