Tag: “Day of the Dead”

Weekend Showcase 2.19

Weekend Showcase 2.19

The weekly run down of the past week’s featured new music – a.k.a. Weekend Showcase 2.19 edition – features an even 50 songs, which is nine songs and 160 minutes shorter than the Grateful Dead tribute album, Day of the Dead. The past included 2 premieres, 7 albums reviews, 1 Mundo list, and 42 other singles. Ten countries are represented, […]

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First Impressions: “Day of the Dead” (various artists)

First Impressions: “Day of the Dead” (various artists)

A few years ago, brothers Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National set out to curate an epic tribute album to The Grateful Dead. The brothers collaborated with a diverse set of musicians with an effort to re-imagine classic Grateful Dead songs for a new generation of listeners to enjoy. Their initial plan was to create one album of 10 songs. The result is a […]

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