One post that got a lot of attention here at Groove Loves Melody during 2013 was a rift between UK musician David Philips and Red Bull about possible theft. That rift has since been smoothed out between both parties. I've featured a lot of David Philips' music here at the website because I appreciate his … Continue reading David Philips “When She Told Me”
On Friday, November 8th, Jarle Bernhoft performed at The Kessler Theater in Dallas, Texas as a part of the second leg of his North American tour. Here's a live clip of the show and under the video will be the remaining North American dates for this year. November 11th New Orleans, LA @ The Parish/ … Continue reading Video: Bernhoft live at The Kessler Theater (Dallas, TX)
On October 29th, Unknown Mortal Orchestra will release an acoustic EP called Blue Record. Acoustic for these guys is great for me because it focuses more on the bluesy croon of Ruban Nielson. The project will be available digitally and on blue vinyl. Here's the tracklisting: 1. Swim and Sleep (Like A Shark) (Acoustic Version) … Continue reading TuneCrush: Unknown Mortal Orchestra “Swing Lo Magellan”
UK born, Barcelona-based bluesman David Philips talking some personal truths while getting the blues-beat treatment from Black & Tan Records' boss, Jan Mittendorp. The original track is available now on December Wine (4 Track Tapes) at iTunes. Enjoy this edit as today's TuneCrush.
Earlier this week, we shared a note from the blog of UK blues musician, David Philips, about the use of his music in a Red Bull promotional video without his permission. Today he's posted an update on his Facebook page: Just had a very cool conference call with the heads of Red Bull media, one … Continue reading Update on David Philips’ music and Red Bull
The song being used in this awesome video is the track, "What Am I", from The Rooftop Recordings by U.K.-based guitarist, David Philips. It's a song that David says Red Bull has stolen from him by playing it in the video without his permission and receiving no video credit or compensation. I was very flattered … Continue reading UK blues guitarist David Philips says “Red Bull has stolen my music”
As we remember the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 45 years ago today, I wanted to spotlight a song written and performed by Nina Simone just three days after his death. You can hear the anger and the sorrow for the nation in this live performance. Listen to the "Why (The King of … Continue reading Classic TuneCrush: Nina Simone “Why? (The King of Love is Dead)”