Just found this from Matt Wertz’s twitter account. Absolutely stunning video. Love it.
Matt Wertz // Weight & Wings Tour Stop, Minneapolis from capture studios on Vimeo.
Speaking of the Matt Wertz tour, I was spinning his new cd nonstop before the show and since then, I haven’t been able to stop listening to Ben Rector’s cd (his opening act/guitarist). Both guys are great and highly recommended.
City and Colour has a new album coming out on June 7th and today they released the whole album on youtube – as music over a video full screen. While I love the idea of getting the jump on an album I’ve been anticipating since the last time I saw them live, I’m not really sure this use of youtube is my favorite. It seems a bit disjointed to me – the songs don’t play one after another, not sure if the list order is album order, computer speakers – although the way I listen to most music nowadays – is never my first choice for really soaking in a new album. But enough I’ve my whining. The good news is I love it. I love music that can tell stories. Music is such a visual thing for me, well, good music. I have this natural inclination to listen to a song and just build a music video in my head. Anyhow, if you haven’t check out City and Colour, I highly recommend it. And here is the preview of the album’s title track. Can’t wait to but the cd in my car and go for one of those late night summer drives.