For Fragments du Monde Flottant (Fragments of the Floating World), Devendra Banhart offers a compilation of twelve unreleased demos by the likes of Arthur Russell, Nils Frahm, Rodrigo Amaranth and Vashti Bunyan. With the support of the Swiss label Bongo Joe (Altin Gün, Begayer, Hypercult … ), Devendra Banhart undertakes a playful curator's role for an anthology that is as elevated and intimate as his folk beginnings. From Los Angeles, he answers Qwest TV’s questions.
First in a series where Qwest TV dives into music’s most monumental moments, we journey back to the iconic final day of Woodstock, 1969. Hendrix’ surprise performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner” astounded and confounded audiences, and it has inspired music lovers ever since.
Live Vibes 2 is an EP that represents Tank and the Bangas' energy incredibly well. It combines their crisp, vibrant and soulful edge with a propulsive and purposeful authenticity.
Concord Music has reissued a landmark project in Ray Charles' career. In 1962, he chose to explore white American music heritage. Qwest TV tells the story of Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music, volumes 1&2.
The American label Smithsonian Folkways have released The Social Power Of Music, an impressive collection of odes, songs of struggle, prayers and celebrations from around the world: it marks an homage to the power of action through music, and through a community of mixed voices.
The American neo-soul singer gets deep and broody for his new track, which is now available on all streaming platforms after featuring on the popular game.