Friday, June 24, 2011

Listen: Gambit's free music Friday

Posted By on Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 11:19 AM

Remember when C.C. Adcock and Florence Welch teamed up for a Buddy Holly tribute? Here's the whole album, with tracks by Welch, Paul McCartney, My Morning Jacket, Patti Smith, Lou Reed and several others. Adcock produced Welch's cover of Holly's "Not Fade Away" (find the New Orleans-shot video here).

Tomorrow night at 8 p.m., gorgeous folk-pop quintet Giant Cloud says farewell at Tipitina's, with Generationals, Empress Hotel and Au Ras Au Ras. The Park the Van records showcase is Giant Cloud's presumably last. (Find more show and ticket info over at Gambit.) Download the tracks "Fingernails" and "Old Soul" via Park the Van. Here's the single-shot live video for "Bright Lights":

Here's the Kickstarter fundraising page for Tess Brunet's Au Ras Au Ras, which is prepping a debut LP Stochasticity. Meanwhile, stream the track "When the Night Arrives."

Also tomorrow, 7 p.m. at 3 Ring Circus' The Big Top Gallery: "Mic Check 1-2 1-2" hosted by LUCKyLOU, the N.O. rap fixture whose latest track and video "That Ninja Cold" is catching frequent buzz. The show also has rowdy barroom-blues rockers Felixdownload some of their songs here.

Also also tomorrow, at 10 p.m., MyNameIsJohnMichael and Kopecky Family Band are at One Eyed Jacks. Download the Tennessee country-folk-pop outfit's EP Embraces for free here, and stream the album Of Epic Proportions here. Bonus: Watch the band's 18-minute NPR Tiny Desk concert here.

Download "New Girl," the latest bounce track from New Orleans rapper Teflon.

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