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Elvis Costello, Chris Cornell & more set unknown Johnny Cash writings to music on new LP

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Johnny Cash was a prolific writer and while he released dozens of albums and hundreds of songs over his long career (he died in 2003), he also had scores of unused lyrics, poetry and other writing he didn’t set to music. Some of that, including letters, has become the basis for a new tribute album titled Johnny Cash: Forever Words, which has artists writing music for his unused texts…

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2017 Emmy Nominations: ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Westworld,’ ‘Atlanta,’ Jack White, & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Plus: Chance the Rapper, Aziz Ansari, Common, Riz Ahmed, Snoop (and Martha Stewart), Portlandia, and more nominations.

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XPN’s Gotta Hear Song of the Week: “Nothing To It” by The New Basement Tapes

Source: The Key (WXPN)

The New Basement Tapes | Photo courtesy of the artistLost On The River: The New Basement Tapes, is a new collaborative album project from Elvis Costello, Rhiannon Giddens (Carolina Chocolate Drops), Taylor Goldsmith (Dawes), Jim James (My Morning Jacket), Marcus Mumford (Mumford & Sons) and producer T Bone Burnett. … Continued

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The Handsome Family band takes surprise — ‘True Detective’ theme song — in stride

Source: The Washington Post » Music

On Jan. 12, when the opening credits for HBO’s “True Detective” began rolling, it marked the birth of TV’s latest cult hit and the rebirth of a talented dark Americana band.

The Handsome Family, composed of husband and wife Brett and Rennie Sparks, has been releasing deeply haunting albums since 1995. They’ve built a solid career over time, blending murder ballads with hidden histories and gaining fans such as Bruce Springsteen and Ringo Starr. Now they’re experiencing a boom, thanks to musical maestro T Bone Burnett, who as the show’s music supervisor helped pick their evocative 2003 tune “Far From Any Road” as the “True Detective” theme song.

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Style Blog: A conversation with the Handsome Family, the band behind the ‘True Detective’ theme song, ‘Far From Any Road’

Source: The Washington Post » Music

On Jan. 12, when the opening credits for HBO’s “True Detective” began rolling, it marked the birth of TV’s latest cult hit and also the rebirth of a talented dark Americana band.

The Handsome Family, comprised of husband and wife Brett and Rennie Sparks, has been releasing deeply haunting albums since 1995. They’ve built up a solid career over time, blending murder ballads with hidden histories and gaining fans like Bruce Springsteen and Ringo Starr. Now they’re experiencing a boom thanks to musical maestro T Bone Burnett, who as the show’s music supervisor helped pick their evocative 2003 tune “Far From Any Road” as ”True Detective’s” theme.

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Documentary Celebrates The Music Of “Inside Llewyn Davis”

Source: Rock On Philly

Music and film: entertainment has no two finer allies. Written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, the film Inside Llewyn Davis features an impressive ensemble of folk music. Produced by the incomparable T Bone Burnett, the documentary helps to tell the story of a struggling folk singer (played by Oscar Isaac) living in New York City’s Greenwich Village in 1961. Burnett, alongside the Coen brothers and Scott Rudin, also produced a live concert to laud the music in the film and folk music in general. Filmed at New York City’s Town Hall a few months ago and ...

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