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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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