STEREO EMBERS EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE – “Dance For No One” from the Giverny-Based Band You Said Strange

Whatever perspective you bring to it, whether it be a fairly fresh-to-the-scene one where you’re summoned to do your homework when it comes to the history of rock’n’roll (for want of a better term) or you’ve been afforded the long view by dint of having been engaged with the world’s emerging music scenes for decades as is the case for your correspondent who turned 21 in 1977 and for whom, no matter how cool it might be to add to that brief bio snippet “and never looked back” realized early on that nothing’s quite exactly ‘new,’ that musicians, just like all artists in all mediums, have little choice but to draw from their predecessors to whatever degree no matter how daringly fresh their work, and the scene they rise out of, may seem – so-called ‘No Wave,’ as an appropriate example, that exploded out of NYC in the late 70s/early 80s with its verve and its take-no-prisoners attitude wouldn’t have had a wild leg to stand on without the pre-existence of free jazz pioneers with names like Cecil and Ornette – and so do we come to today’s featured band, a trio out of France called You Said Strange that … Continue reading STEREO EMBERS EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE – “Dance For No One” from the Giverny-Based Band You Said Strange