Hello Lucky Chops
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Hello Lucky Chops

Brassy funk band Lucky Chops started in 2006, playing in subways. They became known for covering popular songs like “Hello” by Adele, the video of which went viral. Their covers manage to convey every instrument used in the original, even the vocals, with only brass instruments and percussion, adding a new flavor to the songs. … Continue reading

Elves in Teslas and Far Off Fjords: Mew at the Fillmore
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Elves in Teslas and Far Off Fjords: Mew at the Fillmore

The ten chandeliers and one disco ball of the Fillmore in San Francsico have heard everything. They have heard every sound check, every note, every shouted conversation at the bar when someone tried to conceive how they can charge ten dollars for beer and four for water. Yet the choral swellings and perfect percussion of … Continue reading

Listen: They Might Be Giants bring back Dial-A-Song.
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Listen: They Might Be Giants bring back Dial-A-Song.

  They Might Be Giants have set themselves up for a crazy year. They have two albums set to release in 2015, a national and international tour, and are bringing back Dial-A-Song for the Internet age. First launched in 1983 from John Flansburgh’s Brooklyn kitchen via an answering machine, Dial-A-Song let listeners in on the most recent songs from the … Continue reading