Last night I was watching the Knicks vs. Nets on MSG Network between 8pm and 10pm EST, and I was very impressed with the musical selections made for the Bump-Ins and Bump-Outs to and from commercial breaks.
The musical selections of this un-named music supervisor were perfect for the energy of this now heated NYC rivalry and featured such classics as "Suck My Kiss" by the Red Hot Chili Peppers from their late 90's masterpiece Blood Sugar Sex Magic and "Take the Power Back" by Rage Against the Machine from their late 90's self entitled debut among other gems throughout the night...
Why I Luv It: Bloc Party‘s lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Kele Okereke has released (via Glassnote in the U.S.) arguably one of the strongest electro-rock-punk records of the year. It was recorded right here in Brooklyn, and it’s called The Boxer.
Why I Luv It: As my loyal readers already know, anytime I get an opportunity to push high quality American rock n roll, I’m gonna’ do it, so you shouldn’t be surprised that this week I’m getting behind a brand new song from a band that ain’t so brand new.
Why I Luv It: In recognition of the quintessential cultural taste-maker Perry Farrell and his annual music and arts festival Lollapalooza, the 10th installment of this “Music Seen” blog will profile a song from one of the bands the helped launch this popular festival in the early 90’s to its current elevated heights of success today.
Why I Luv It: Underworld is one of the most influential and talented veteran electronic collectives out there today, and it’s arguable that the trio (fronted by vocalist Karl Hyde and guitarist Rick Smith) are absolutely the hands down the greatest electronic group ever.
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Primary Wave Expands in $125M Bank Deal
May 9, 2013
Primary Wave Music Expands Financial Partnership With Credit Suisse & Suntrust Bank in a $125 Millio
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