Some relatively newer Yes, this is “The Calling” from “Talk”. I could care less about having lyrics on the video, but this version’s audio bests the other one I found.
Yes music can make my heart sing. This is one of them.
Gotta get to non-musical things in my posts now, heh.
Massive Attack, pioneers of trip-hop, pumped out their best tracks on Mezzanine. It’s like a slow-churning vanilla avalanche oozing implacably under the skin and through the nerves. Lovely stuff.
The first track, the ominous “Angel”, is featured on the soundtrack to Darren Aronofsky’s marvelously dark movie “Pi”. Double-plus-good in my book.
"Take On Me" Who-style.
HAHA! Three of my favorite things: Reggie Watts DJ’s a dinosaur dance party for RadioLab live. The guy dancing is Robert Krulwich of RadioLab.
Delerium’s success brought some attention to many artists, including Mediæval Bæbes, here providing pipe-work on “Aria”.
I’d liked “ambient” music somewhat for a while, having touched a bit on Coil and others, and I’d enjoyed a little of Enigma, but when I first heard this song, the starter on Delerium’s “Semantic Spaces”, I was hooked HARD on the sensual rhythms, almost immediately rocketing to the music galaxies of Massive Attack, Brian Eno, etc. etc. etc. I now regularly visit SomaFM’s Lush channel to get more. Thanks so much to my friend Gary for giving me this album years ago. It was life-changing.
Feeling kind of progressive today musically, so here’s my favorite version of Yes’s almost-all-instrumental, “The Fish (Schindleria Praematurus)”. See if you can figure out the lyrics, haha.
"Destroy All Monsters"!
Oh to be in a rubber Godzilla suit destroying a city mockup while firecrackers are set off all around… I can’t be the only person thinking that’d be hilari-fun.
Terry Bozzio, known mainly for drumming for Missing Persons, does a bit of a jam. For a half hour. On a massive kit.
Orbital’s “Halcyon + On + On”, a self-remix (Orbital remixed their own slower and less well known “Halcyon”) featuring sampled Kirsty Hawkshaw vocals. This video is set to Planet Earth shots. Nicely done.