Ben Weaver Twangs the Ukelele for Belgian Blog

September 29th, 2008 by Bloodshot

Belgian blog Frontstage offers some great candid footage of Ben Weaver plucking away on the ukelele and performing songs off The Ax in the Oak in remarkably stripped-down fashion. Take a look at the video here. Read more

Jonathan Lethem and Walter Salas-Humara talk I'm Not Jim on YouTube

September 29th, 2008 by Bloodshot

Check out an exclusive Youtube interview with The Silos' Walter Salas-Humara and Fortress of Solitude author Jonathan Lethem as they speak about their new Bloodshot project, I'm Not Jim. The experimental rock and spoken word album is the first collaboration for the pair, as they are joined by production dynamos The Elegant Too.

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I'M Not JIM on NPR's Fresh Air

September 13th, 2008 by Bloodshot

I'm Not Jim's (the collaboration between author Jonathan Letham and the Silos' Walter Salas-Humara) You Are All My People received a glowing review on WHYY/NPR's Fresh Air from Ken Tucker, who said "[Some] songs have a gleaming hard edge...and elsewhere they've created crisp little pop tunes with choruses that sound like forgotten hits from decades old rock radio stations."... Read more

Story Behind the Super Cool new Ha Ha Tonka Video

September 10th, 2008 by Bloodshot

Loosely based upon Ozark myth, the video for "Caney Mountain" is a visual and artistic feast. Created by Barkley Motion Design and Effects, go here for a behind the scenes look at the animation effects and how it all came together. Read more

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