Saturday, March 01, 2008

Black Cab Sessions

This is a brilliant example of how simple ideas are often the best.

Black Cab Sessions have made recordings of musicians playing songs in the back of a London taxi. So it's unplugged, without drums, and usually just one of two musicians. A great way to get to the rawness and simplicity of songs. The songs are hosted at their own site, and also on YouTube.

So far they have done 31, including The Kooks, Vincent Vincent & The Villains, Seasick Steve, Lightspeed Champion, and this one from Benjamin Zephaniah, which has had over 200,000 views in just over one month:

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