Rock legend Elvis Costello and the legendary Roots crew have teamed up for a full-length collaboration, 'Wise Up Ghost'. It's not due out until next Tuesday, September 17, but thanks to NPR we can already hear this highly intriguing release. It's streaming in its entirety! Listen here:
By now you've caught a few of the most excellent videos that Jimmy Fallon and his house band, The Roots, have done covering some of the most popular current songs on the charts. This cover of Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" might be my favorite of all time.
I've come across a lot of "Best Viral Videos of 2012" lists lately and most of them contain at least one "Call Me Maybe" parody...lame. I did absolutely love when Carly Rae Jepsen got together with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots to perform her song with classroom instruments. Priceless. If you missed it, it's a must-see. Check out the ever passionate Roots putting their heart and s
Questlove, the drummer of The Roots ("the greatest band in late night"), apparently just told Rolling Stone he recently got into a little bit of trouble with NBC. Quest is now being micro-managed.
The Moose is currently playing a song from John Legend & The Roots ("Compared To What") off of their new collaboration. "Wake Up" is a beautiful, soulful collection of old school covers. Each classic, socially active song was purposely chosen because the messages are still relevant. It's smart, it's cool, it's definitely worth a listen.