Premiere: Skating Polly and Kate Nash show their softer sides in “A Little Late” video. The video for the piano-led ballad from their recent lp, Fuzz Steilacoom, was filmed on a tour run from their house in Oklahoma to Los Angeles, shooting in locations like Stillwater, OK and Tucamcari New Mexico and various locales around L.A. such as Santa Monica, Eagle Rock, and Griffith Park. The song showcases singer Kelli Mayo’s delicate vocals and impressive skills on the keys. Watch the Dave Smith-directed video HERE and look out for a cameo from Kate Nash.
Check out the new Tim Robbins & Jennifer Aniston film, Life of Crime, in theaters today. We’re grooving’ on Bobby Hebb‘s soul classic “Sunny” which kicks off a great soundtrack. The film is adapted from Elmore Leonoard’s 1978 novel, The Switch which features characters he brought back in 1992 for Rum Punch, filmed as Jackie Brown by Quentin Tarantino. The film also features great performances by Mos Def, Will Forte, Isla Fisher, and John Hawkes.
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga have recorded Cy Coleman & Carolyn Leigh’s swing classic “Firefly” for their new album, Cheek to Cheek due September 23 from Columbia/Interscope Records. The album, a collection of great standards by the likes of Coleman, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, and Irving Berlin, is available now for pre-order. You can get it HERE. The album was recorded in New York City and features jazz musicians Mike Renzi, Gray Sargent, Harold Jones, Marshall Wood, Tom Lanier, Brian Newman, Joe Lavano and Paul Horn.