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Month: January 2010

Blue Gold: World Water Wars

In every corner of the globe, we are polluting, diverting, pumping, and wasting our limited supply of fresh water at an expediential level as population and technology grows. The rampant overdevelopment of agriculture, housing and industry increase the demands for fresh water well beyond the finite supply, resulting in the desertification of the earth. Corporate…

Ella Fitzgerald – Twelve Nights in Hollywood

After nearly a half century, Ella Fitzgerald’s Twelve Nights In Hollywood finally sees the light of day. It’s an unprecedented release showcasing 73 completely-unreleased live recordings from Ella in her relaxed, absolute prime. For Twelve Nights In Hollywood, Verve Select dug into the vault to collect the best of her performances across her extended 10-night 1961 engagement…

Bei Bei & Shawn Lee

Incredible sounds from the collaboration of masterful Guzheng composer/performer Bei Bei He and the prolific musician/producer Shawn Lee. Read more about the introductory limited-edition 10″ EP, Beauty and the Beats, which features two non-LP cuts of “Make Me Stronger”, an instrumental version and a remix by Floating Points, here and read more about the full length, Into the…

Afro-Punk

Afro-Punk explores race identity within the punk scene and tackles the hard questions such as issues of loneliness, exile, interracial dating and black power. It follows the lives of four people who have dedicated themselves to the punk rock lifestyle. They find themselves in conflicting situations, living the dual life of a person of color…

MHE : MRR-ADM

MHE, now currently known as MRR-ADM, is a Southern Californian production team consisting of Michael Raymond Russell and Adam Douglas Manella who are currently in the process of recording an album for Now-Again. Their previous releases have come in limited pressings, mostly unaffiliated with labels (although they are on Sound in Color), simplistic in packaging…

Som Três

Som Três consisted of Sebastião “Sabá” Oliveira Da Paz on bass, Antônio “Toninho” Pinheiro on drums, and César Camargo Mariano on piano who, collectively, laid down some of the illest grooves to come out of Brazil in the late sixties. Som Três – Show; Odeon Fonografica, 1968 Som Três – Um e Pouco, Dois e…

The Slackers – Redlight Redid

Musical Occupation presents JJ Loy, host of Ska’s the Limit, serving up a compilation of live recordings from various years through various lineups to recreate the Slackers Redlight. In the mix we get “Soldier” featuring a theremin solo from Vic, “Fried Chicken / Mary Mary” inna extended fashion with “Sloopy”, “You Must Be Good” with…

Inside Outside

Inside Outside is a documentary about vandalism, art, and vandalism as art. It follows the lives and works of ZEVS from Paris, Ron English, SWOON and KR from New York City, Adams & Itso from Stockholm and Copenhagen respectively, and Os Gemeos from São Paolo, among others. Inside Outside is a film about the energy…

Tsunami Memorial in Bang Niang

Tsunami memorial, at the 813 Marine police boat in Bang Niang, Phang Nga, held on December 26th, 2009 to mark the 5th anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami. [flv image=”http://www.thegoldbrick.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/tsunamimemorial.jpg”]http://www.thegoldbrick.net/video/tsunamimemorial.flv[/flv]