Popular Music


Sly Stone Talks to Annoying Paparazzi Guy (9 minutes, 2015)

Posted on April 4th, by admin in Biography, Popular Music. No Comments

Sly Stone talks to an annoying paparazzi interviewer about hanging out with George Clinton and anticipating a legal settlement related to his music royalties. (Source: Polite Paparazzi)



Lou Barlow on Playing Bass (5 minutes, 2016)

Posted on March 24th, by admin in Popular Music, Rock. No Comments

Dinosaur Jr. is a band known for their incredibly dense and fuzzy wall of guitar sound summoned by guitarist/singer J Mascis. Lou Barlow, bassist of Dinosaur Jr., discusses ways that he has shaped his bass sound to accompany and enhance the wall of sound without being lost in the mix. Lou also discusses Hüsker Dü’s influence, and which bass guitars and bass amplifiers he used to find his tone. Read more about Lou Barlow and Dinosaur Jr. (Source:Reverb)



Matt Pinfield — What’s In My Bag? (8 minutes, 2017)

Posted on March 7th, by admin in Popular Music, Writers. No Comments

VJ extraordinaire Matt Pinfield goes shopping at Amoeba Music in Los Angeles. Matt has a new book out via Scribner called, “All These Things That I’ve Done: My Insane, Improbable Rock Life.” (Source: Amoeba)



Fall in Love with Stevie Nicks as She Sings ‘Wild Heart’ (5 minutes, 1982)

Posted on February 12th, by admin in Live Concerts, Popular Music. No Comments

Stevie Nicks with some backup jumps into an impromptu rendition of her single “Wild Heart” during a Rolling Stone photo shoot sometime around 1982. Nicks released the single in 1983 on her second solo album “The Wild Heart.”



Black Sabbath Live in Paris (56 minutes, 1970)

Posted on February 3rd, by admin in Live Concerts, Popular Music. No Comments

Black Sabbath were filmed live at L’Olympia Bruno Coquatrix in Paris performing songs from the first album and Paranoid on 20 December 1970.

0) Show intro / setting up for concert
1) Paranoid
2) Hand of Doom
3) Iron Man
4) Black Sabbath
5) N.I.B.
6) Behind the Wall of Sleep
7) War Pigs
8) Fairies Wear Boots



Austin City Limits Interview with Margo Price (7 minutes, 2017)

Posted on February 2nd, by admin in Biography, Popular Music. No Comments

Margo Price speaks with Terry Lickona about her debut record and the artists who’ve inspired her. Our episode featuring Margo Price and Hayes Carll aired January 21, 2016 on PBS. (Source: Austin City Limits)



Julien Baker Sings Live in Nashville Park (5 minutes, 2016)

Posted on January 29th, by admin in Popular Music. No Comments

OurVinyl is proud to present to you Julien Baker from Memphis, TN performing her song “Something” from her 2015 album Sprained Ankle. This live performance was filmed in Percy Warner Park in Nashville, TN on a beautiful autumn afternoon. (Source: OurVinyl YouTube)



25th Anniversary of Jane’s Addiction ‘Ritual de Lo Habitual’ (11 minutes, 2016)

Posted on January 25th, by admin in Popular Music, Rock. No Comments

Perry Farrell talks about how he records music and why he and his band created the music festival Lollapalooza in 1991.



Maceo Parker Interviewed at Newport Jazz Festival (8 minutes, 1992)

Posted on January 22nd, by admin in Biography, Jazz, Popular Music. No Comments

Maceo Parker speaks about his influences and talks about his musical recipe, 98 percent funk 2 percent jazz, while attending the Newport Jazz Festival. Video clip courtesy of Music Vault.



Making of Blondie’s ‘Heart of Glass’ (9 minutes, 2010)

Posted on January 4th, by admin in Popular Music, Technology. No Comments

Dive into the technical aspects of making Blondie’s mega-hit “Heart of Glass” with this short documentary.