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YouTube du Jour: Joe Krown

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYPX05hoOZU[/youtube] Tonight, Joe Krown plays the Rock ‘n’ Bowl. Here he is at the Rochester Jazz Festival in Rochester, New York with Walter “Wolfman” Washington and Russell Batiste.

YouTube du Jour: Big History

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIVbVlSP8aM[/youtube] Big History has yet to play a gig—it makes its live debut September 18 at Carrollton Station opening for Big Rock Candy Mountain—but musically and visually, this animated video […]

Free Truth Universal Mixtape: Resistance, Vol. 1

Truth Universal has released a new 10-minute mixtape, Resistance Vol. 1, with DJ Waht on the turntables and production by Symbolyc One (S-1), who produced Kanye West’s single, “Power.” To […]

YouTube du Jour: Tom Waits

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqVZOqS6miw[/youtube] Tom Waits is the spiritual godfather of the Bywater music underground, and here he is live in Paris in 1979 performing “Annie’s Back in Town” and “I Wish I […]

Lil Wayne: Making Up for Lost Time?

Evidently rapper Lil Wayne left the pantry well-stocked before he went to prison. In a recent interview with MTV News, Young Money’s Mack Maine revealed plans for two new Lil […]

The Tide Rises Again

“Last week I was thinking if only we could bring bloggers to New Orleans to see it for themselves and a conference on what is happening,” blogger Scout Prime wrote […]

Struggling to Make Ends Meet is the New Norm

In his last act as executive director of Sweet Home New Orleans, Jordan Hirsch declared, “This is a crisis.” Hirsch is stepping down from leadership of the non-profit agency and […]

YouTube du Jour: Rotary Downs

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrgcC5AHVfA[/youtube] Rotary Downs plays Le Bon Temps Roule. This hilarious video for “Djinni Stomp” goes back to the band’s Chained to the Chariot album.

TED Shares with New Orleans

[UPDATED] As New Orleans approaches its five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, TEDxNOLA wants to help the city move onward. “TED is bringing people together to discuss how New Orleans has […]

New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic Re-Releases All-Star Benefit Album

Ten years ago, a brand-new, struggling New Orleans Musicians Clinic (NOMC) produced and released an excellent fundraiser album, Get You A Healin’. The CD featured local heavy hitters like the Funky […]