Tag Archive: International Anthem

Diggin’ This: Makaya McCraven – “The Fours” (Official Video) (International Anthem/Nonesuch Records/XL Recordings)

  It’s all about those harp strings for me.       Looking forward to this new album from the Paris-born, Chicago-based percussionist, producer, and musician Makaya McCraven.     “The Fours” is… Continue reading

Recommended Gem: Charles Stepney: Out of the Shadows by International Anthem (Documentary)

  A recommended gem of a music documentary.       If you love “I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun,” one of the greatest songs in existence, then you already love Charles… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Carlos Niño & Friends ft Shabazz Palaces, Jamael Dean, Sharada – “Dreamsishappening” (International Anthem)

  First appearing as an instrumental on Carlos Niño‘s 2020 Bandcamp-only release Actual Presence.       “Dreamsishappening” is an expansive and otherworldly poetic constellation of orbiting percussion, choral hums, and cosmic rhyme… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Resavoir – “Plantasy” (International Anthem) (Official Video)

  The secret life of plants.       Not solely content with his immensely delicate folk-informed brass output as part of DanDigs.com faves Whitney (listen to their early demo “No Matter Where… Continue reading

Diggin’ This: Jeff Parker (Tortoise) – “Executive Life”

  Warm Wednesday afternoon early July jazz.       Jeff Parker, perhaps best known for his work with his band Tortoise, is an expert Chicago jazz experimentalist. His latest project, The New Breed, is… Continue reading