El Jaleo means something like a ruckus. John Singer Sargent’s painting above was so named to share the andalusian zenith of the flamenco. El Jaleo is a climax, a spontaneous shouting and clapping that drives deep the rhythms and madness of men, of women, of all of us with skin and blood and bones that [...]
Seamstress For the Band is a funny sort of blog. We decided to combine little pieces of prose (by us) with a song (not by us.) We don't write about music. We write along side it.
We choose songs we love, without preferential treatment to what is new/popular/unheard of/faster/slower/happier/sadder. We do our best to keep a good blend: something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and then we offer it to you like a proposal, a bouquet of lemon jonquils, a tiny gold band, a partnership between words and music.
All MP3s are offered as samples for a period of 1-2 weeks. Please support artists by purchasing albums legally.
PC users: RIGHT + CLICK on the song title and "Save Target As" to the folder you would like to save the mp3.
MAC users: ALT/OPTION + CLICK and "Save Target As" to the folder you would like to save the mp3.
If you are the copyright owner of a sound file we've posted and would like for us to remove it, please let us know and we will be happy to comply.
If you are an artist or represent an artist and would like to submit an MP3 for our consideration, please email as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who we are:
Fluffy Cloud of GeniusMadeline1 silver swans1 Danielle Doyle1 Led Zepplin1 Horse Feathers2 Stornoway1 The Moondoggies1 Uncategorized227 Janelle Monae1 Marissa Nadler1 The Mynabirds1 Perfume Genius1 Chrysta Bell1 Passion Pit1 Abbey Lincoln1 Tori Amos1 Youth Lagoon1 Miles Davis1 Julia Stone1 Nick Cave1 m. ward1 The Weeknd1 Kishi Bashi1 Porter Wagner1 Big Brother and the Holding Company1 Maria Callas1 Frightened Rabbit1 Tune-Yards1 A Fight to the Death1 lissie2 Rising Appalachia1 CocoRosie1 Antony & The Johnsons1 Iron & Wine1 Handsome Boy Modeling School1 Loudon Wainwright III1 phantogram1 explosions in the sky1 Nick Waterhouse1 Neko Case2 Gardens & Villa1 Florence + the Machine1 Jeans Wilder1 Angus & Julia Stone2 Otis Redding1 The Black Keys1 MNDR1 Cowboy Junkies1 Jeff Buckley1 Mount Moriah1 saint motel1 Dum Dum Girls1 Bombay Bicycle Club1 The Old Believers1 Bonnie "Prince" Billy1 Camera Obscura1 Toussaint McCall1 The Morning Clouds1 Hosannas1 This Mortal Coil1 Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside1 Lia Ices1 Josh Ritter1 The Civil Wars1 House of Wolves1 Cat Power1 Damion Suomi & The Minor Prophets1 Lightnin' Hopkins1 Outrageous Cherry1 Alex Clare1 Mazzy Star2 Steel Train1 The Drums1 Ben Trickey1 rikki98 Grouper1 Sóley1 The Tallest Man on Earth2 Coeur de Pirate1 Holly Golightly1 Jackie DeShannon1 Nina Simone1 Dan Auerbach1 Yeasayer1 Lower Dens1 Beach House1 My Bubba & Mi1 Dolly Parton1 Jesse Woods1 Reptar1 The Books1 Hugh Laurie1 Vermillion Club1 koko taylor1 Amen Dunes1 Steve Martin & Bernadette Peters1 Vic Chestnutt1 Dutch1 The xx1 Jens Lekman1