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.
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Who we are:
Fluffy Cloud of GeniusA Fight to the Death1 Kishi Bashi1 Ben Trickey1 Cowboy Junkies1 House of Wolves1 Holly Golightly1 The Moondoggies1 Beach House1 The Tallest Man on Earth2 Mazzy Star2 Stornoway1 The Black Keys1 Hugh Laurie1 Florence + the Machine1 Dolly Parton1 rikki98 lissie2 Youth Lagoon1 Neko Case2 The Morning Clouds1 Angus & Julia Stone2 Nick Waterhouse1 Sóley1 Marissa Nadler1 Lia Ices1 Dan Auerbach1 Jesse Woods1 saint motel1 Abbey Lincoln1 Uncategorized227 The Drums1 CocoRosie1 Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside1 Grouper1 Otis Redding1 Antony & The Johnsons1 Big Brother and the Holding Company1 Dutch1 Camera Obscura1 Josh Ritter1 Vermillion Club1 The xx1 MNDR1 Porter Wagner1 Frightened Rabbit1 Hosannas1 Dum Dum Girls1 Perfume Genius1 Danielle Doyle1 Damion Suomi & The Minor Prophets1 Cat Power1 koko taylor1 Yeasayer1 Jackie DeShannon1 silver swans1 Reptar1 Jens Lekman1 Maria Callas1 Miles Davis1 Nick Cave1 Vic Chestnutt1 Iron & Wine1 m. ward1 Toussaint McCall1 Jeans Wilder1 Amen Dunes1 Mount Moriah1 Outrageous Cherry1 Bonnie "Prince" Billy1 Alex Clare1 Horse Feathers2 Gardens & Villa1 Lower Dens1 Steel Train1 Led Zepplin1 The Weeknd1 explosions in the sky1 Tune-Yards1 Passion Pit1 Julia Stone1 Handsome Boy Modeling School1 Lightnin' Hopkins1 Coeur de Pirate1 Jeff Buckley1 The Civil Wars1 Nina Simone1 Loudon Wainwright III1 Bombay Bicycle Club1 Chrysta Bell1 Janelle Monae1 phantogram1 Tori Amos1 This Mortal Coil1 Rising Appalachia1 The Old Believers1 My Bubba & Mi1 The Mynabirds1 The Books1 Madeline1 Steve Martin & Bernadette Peters1