December 2008 Archives
Two "BB" albums ("My Mother's Hand" and "100 Grim Reapers"), the newest EP("Hard History: Story of Bruno and His Bingeful Bosom Buddies"), and a new live recording of a show at Vertigo Records in Grand Rapids, Michigan are now being sold through Emusic under the moniker Grand Manor. Our friend, Patrick Lelli, has arranged a new initiative to make our music and some friend's (Breathe Owl Breathe) music available. The intent will be to fund more physical releases later on.
One of my favorite female singers, Odetta, died today. She was 77 years old. This interview, which is being featured on the New York Times website, is pretty beautiful. She is also mentioned in Martin Scorcese's documentary as a major influence of Bob Dylan, "No Direction Home". This is her clip in the film: