Sorry, this one nearly slipped me by… but if you read this in time and live close enough by you’d be wise to head to the 3S Artspace in Portsmouth, NH where you can catch a screening of Naomi Yang’s lovely “Fortune” with live accompaniment by Damon & Naomi.
His voice sounds like he has a cold. He sings like he’s singing each line for the first time — the phrasing is striking, you feel like you are standing with him as a particular thought occurs.
Happy birthday to the wonderful Jonathan Richman whose shadow looms large over A Head Full of Wishes, more of that down the page – but first here’s a lovely clip of the great man himself – Joanthan Richman and The Modern Lovers – I’m Just Beginning to Live
Luna have announced the dates for their reunion jaunt around north America in October. The tour starts in Atlanta on 3rd October and wraps up in Los Angeles on 24th. Tickets are on sale now (or soon). There are a few gaps in the schedule so watch this space in case they get filled.
Rough Trade have posted a very lovely clip of Damon & Naomi performing The North Light from their recent performance at London’s Rough Trade East. Sadly the video has embedding disabled so you’ll have to head over to Vimeo to see it – it is very well worth the click though.