Dear friends, Happy ARTHURSday! (See what we did there?) As many of you know, back in August Red Hot launched a Kickstarter to fund an Arthur Russell tribute album. First off, if you supported us the first go around THANK YOU! Although we did not reach our goal, we believe that Arthur Russell’s story must be…Read More +
At only 24, Frank Ocean has co-written songs for Beyonce and Bieber, sang with Kanye and Jay-Z on Watch The Throne, contributed to hip hop collective Odd Future, and just last year gained massive popularity on his critically-acclaimed solo collection “Nostalgia, Ultra”. This year, Ocean has even more to be proud of. Just a few…Read More +
Flashback, 1993. I met Stephen Malkmus at Cafe Orlin on St Marks in the East Village, NYC and he gave me these handwritten lyrics to “The Unseen Power of The Picket Fence” the song Pavement recorded for No Alternative. The reason for this meeting and lyrics hand-off (pre-email) had something to do with making sure there were no explicit…Read More +
Red Hot + Rio is a contemporary tribute to the Bossa Nova sounds that has seduced people around the globe for decades, in particular the music of the great composer and arranger Antonio Carlos Jobim.