I recently asked 9 of the more well know authors, musicians, writers and actors whose work I am a fan of, whose music they have been listening to lately. (@youtube links bottom of page)
Here is what they responded with:
1. Lou Diamond Phillips ~ Actor
Disturbed – The Sound Of Silence
2. Sebastian Faulks ~ Author
Erik Satie – Gymnopédie No.1
Philip Glass – Dead Things [Piano Version]
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
3. Ian Rankin ~ Author
Ballad Of Fuck All – Malcolm Middleton
Gloria – LIVE – Van Morrison
Girl Loves Me – David Bowie
4. Leslie Jones ~ Actress/Comedian
Drake – Hotline Bling
Crooked Smile – J. Cole
5. Xander Berkeley ~ Actor
I Go to Sleep – The Kinks
Muswell Hillbillies – The Kinks
Skinny Love – Bon Iver
6. Kelly AuCoin ~ Actor
4 Degrees – Anohni
American Music – Gangstagrass
7. Daniel Knauf ~ Writer
Faccio Brutto – Fedez
8. Erik Jensen ~ Actor/Writer
Girlfriend Is Better – Talking Heads
Eruption – Eddie Van Halen
9. Fantastic Negrito ~ Musician
Gloria – Patti Smith
10. Me, myself and I ~ Music fan
Creep – Prince
Disturbed - The Sound Of Silence [Official Music Video]
Watch the official music video for The Sound of Silence by Disturbed from the album Immortalized.
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Disturbed is a multi-platinum-selling heavy metal band renowned for their hits “Down With The Sickness,” “Sound of Silence,” “The Vengeful One,” “The Light,” “Stricken,” “Land Of Confusion,” and “Indestructible.” They worked with artists like Myles Kennedy, and Lzzy Hale — amassing billions of global streams and achieving 5 consecutive number one debuts on the Billboard Top 200.
Hello, darkness, my old friend
I've come to talk with you again
Because a vision softly creeping
Left its seeds while I was sleeping
And the vision that was planted in my brain
Within the sound of silence
In restless dreams I walked alone
Narrow streets of cobblestone
'Neath the halo of a street lamp
I turned my collar to the cold and damp
When my eyes were stabbed by the flash of a neon light
That split the night
And touched the sound of silence
And in the naked light I saw
Ten thousand people, maybe more
People talking without speaking
People hearing without listening
People writing songs that voices never share
And no one dare
Disturb the sound of silence
"Fools," said I, ""You do not know
Silence, like a cancer, grows
Hear my words that I might teach you
Take my arms that I might reach you""
But my words like silent raindrops fell
And echoed in the wells of silence
And the people bowed and prayed
To the neon god they made
And the sign flashed out its warning
In the words that it was forming
And the sign said
"The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls
And tenement halls
And whispered in the sound
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Erik Satie - Gymnopédie No.1
Alfred Eric Leslie Satie (Honfleur, 17 May 1866 -- Paris, 1 July 1925) was a French composer and pianist. Starting with his first composition in 1884, he signed his name as Erik Satie.
Satie was introduced as a "gymnopedist" in 1887, shortly before writing his most famous compositions, the Gymnopédies. Later, he also referred to himself as a "phonometrograph" or "phonometrician" (meaning "someone who measures (and writes down) sounds") preferring this designation to that of "musician," after having been called "a clumsy but subtle technician" in a book on contemporary French composers published in 1911.
In addition to his body of music, Satie also left a remarkable set of writings, having contributed work for a range of publications, from the dadaist 391 to the American Vanity Fair. Although in later life he prided himself on always publishing his work under his own name, in the late nineteenth century he appears to have used pseudonyms such as Virginie Lebeau and François de Paule in some of his published writings.
Satie was a colourful figure in the early 20th century Parisian avant-garde. He was a precursor to later artistic movements such as minimalism, repetitive music and the Theatre of the Absurd.
The Gymnopédies, published in Paris starting in 1888, are three piano compositions written by French composer and pianist, Erik Satie.
These short, atmospheric pieces are written in 3/4 time, with each sharing a common theme and structure. Collectively, the Gymnopedies are regarded as the precursors to modern ambient music - gentle yet somewhat eccentric pieces which, when composed, defied the classical tradition. For instance, the first few bars feature a disjunct chordal theme in the bass - first, a G-major 7th in the bass, and then a B-minor chord, also in the lower register. Then comes the one-note theme in D major. Although the collection of chords at first seems too complex to be harmonious, the melody soon imbues the work with a soothing atmospheric quality.
Satie himself used the term "furniture music" to refer to some of his pieces, implying they could be used as mood-setting background music. However, Satie used this term to refer to only some of his later, 20th century compositions, without specific reference to the Gymnopédies as background music. From the second half of the 20th century on, the Gymnopédies were often erroneously described as part of Satie's body of furniture music, perhaps due to John Cage's interpretation of them.
Artwork: Leonora Carrington "The Temptation of St.Anthony"
Played by: Daniel Varsano, Philippe Entremont
Philip Glass - Dead Things [Piano Version]-The Hours o.s.t.
Shostakovich Symphony No. 5 / Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra / Sakari Oramo
The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra performs Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5 under the leadership of Chief Conductor and Artistic Advisor Sakari Oramo.
From a recording at Konserthuset Stockholm in January 2014.
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Ballad Of Fuck All
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Ballad Of Fuck All · Malcolm Middleton
℗ 2010 PIAS Recordings
Released on: 2009-05-31
Mixer: Geoff Allan
Producer: Malcolm Middleton
Composer: Malcolm Middleton
Lyricist: Malcolm Middleton
Music Publisher: Domino Publishing Co. Ltd
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Gloria LIVE Van Morrison Oakland CA. Fox Theater 1-19-2016
Encore by VAN THE MAN. I will put up the ENTIRE show when I get home from this west Coast extravaganza. Songs include HERE COMES THE NIGHT AND REAL REAL GONE!!!!
Drake - Hotline Bling
Hotline Bling (Official Video)
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Directed by Director X
Produced by Evan Landry
Edited by Laura McMillan
Production Company: Creative Soul
Music video by Drake performing Hotline Bling. © 2015 Cash Money Records Inc.
J. Cole - Crooked Smile (Live at iHeartRadio Music Festival)
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Music video by J. Cole performing Crooked Smile. (C) 2013 Roc Nation LLC
The Kinks - I Go to Sleep
The Kinks - Muswell Hillbillies - live 1973
From the self entitled album, released in 1971, performed on The Beat Club ( a German music show) .
Bon Iver - Skinny Love
amazing song and performance
ANOHNI - 4 DEGREES (Official Preview)
Taken from Anohni's album 'Hopelessness', out now on Rough Trade and Secretly Canadian: http://smarturl.it/ANOHNI
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Production by Hudson Mohawke and and Oneohtrix Point Never
Photo by Inez & Vinoodh
"Let's be brave and tell our truths as much as we can."
FEDEZ - FACCIO BRUTTO (OFFICIAL VIDEO)
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Regia Gaetano Morbioli
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Patti Smith "Gloria" LIVE 1976 (Reelin' In The Years Archive)
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"Creep" - Prince at Coachella 2008 (Uploaded via Permission from Radiohead & NPG Music Publishing)
Tweeted by @Prince3EG three times between 12/7/15 and 12/8/15.
Featured in Time Magazine: http://time.com/4140876/prince-radioh..., The Verge: http://www.theverge.com/2015/12/8/9873886/prince-creep-radiohead-cover-coachella-youtube, Fuse.tv: http://www.fuse.tv/2015/12/prince-rad..., Music.Mic: http://mic.com/articles/130011/you-ca..., Slate: http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2..., Entertainment Weekly: http://www.ew.com/article/2015/12/08/..., US Weekly: http://www.usmagazine.com/entertainme..., Esquire: http://www.esquire.com/entertainment/..., Billboard: http://www.billboard.com/articles/new..., and countless others.
STATEMENT FROM RADIOHEAD:
"Well, tell him to unblock it. It's our ... song." -Thom Yorke (Associated Press, 2008)
STATEMENT FROM NPG MUSIC PUBLISHING ON BEHALF OF PRINCE FOLLOWING TAKEDOWN NOTICE ISSUED 12/14/15:
"Hi, As you can see below the video has been restored and is now playing again thus removing the strike. I am sorry it took so long to resolve this matter but happy it worked in your favor. Please except our apologies for the delay. Sincerely, NPG Music Publishing" (email correspondence, 2/10/16 at 8:23 a.m.)
STATEMENT FROM YOUTUBE:
We have processed [NPG Music Publishing's] retraction for the following video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFXZNt... Best, The YouTube Team" (email correspondence 2/10/16, 8:23 a.m.)
Copyright reserved to RADIOHEAD, the original authors of this song, who have granted me permission to upload this video through the above remarks. Needless to say, no copyright infringement intended.