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Music VIDEO: Jessie Baylin Performs ‘Hurry Hurry’ Live In The Studio on KCRW

by on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 3:57 am EDT in Arts & Entertainment, Music

Nashville-based Jessie Baylin melds Pop, Jazz, Blues, and Western in a way that evokes the sounds of Burt Bacharach & Dionne Warwick with hints of KD Lang and Camera Obscura’s Tracyanne Campbell. And yet, she still has her own unique sound.

Beautiful music, resonant voice, … I love it!

The single, “Hurry Hurry,” is from the new album, Little Spark — released by her own label, Blonde Rat Records. If you’d also like to hear the studio version of this track, you can check out the official video, HERE, directed by her pal Scarlett Johansson.


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Watch: Camera Obscura “If Looks Could Kill”

by on Friday, October 9, 2009 at 10:32 pm EDT in Arts & Entertainment, Music

Here’s a Scottish band that I absolutely adore.  Their sound takes me back to my youth in the 80s.  My wife and I had the pleasure of seeing them at the Cat’s Cradle in Carrboro, NC recently.  They are amazing!  Tracyanne Campbell is the best songwriter of her generation.  I’m not exaggerating.

These days, most artists seem to be good for a single or two and a trough of fillers.  Tracyanne writes beautiful, memorable albums.  Camera Obscura have made me excited about music again.  Here’s one from their Let’s Get Out Of This Country album, entitled “If Looks Could Kill”  Enjoy!:

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Camera Obscura’s single “If Looks Could Kill” and its full length CD, Let’s Get Out Of This Country, can be downloaded here:  Camera Obscura - Let's Get Out of This Country - If Looks Could Kill