Ravi Shankar, 1920-2012

Ravi Shankar, 1920-2012

Here is The New York Times obituary and a nice piece at NPR about Ravi Shankar, who died today at age 92. A previous post containing a clip of Shankar on The Dick Cavett Show -- in which the fact that...
Parov Stelar: Chambermaid Swing

Parov Stelar: Chambermaid Swing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=6PwQZ_OXFlM A couple of weeks ago, the site posted the fabulous song and dance routine from the Indian film Gumnaam (the song is Jaan Pehchan, the...
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Check Out NPR

National Public Radio offers a wide ranging selection of music-oriented podcasts. Recently featured interview subjects include Cassandra Wilson, David Byrne, Matt Wilson, Smashing Pumpkins, Fun., Cassandra...
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Concert Notes, Week of June 4

  Summer is here. It's time to figure out who to see and where to see them. Here are some notes that may help, along with a bit of news: Justin Bieber sold out two Madison Square Garden Shows in 30...