Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Late Night Pick: Janelle Monae

The exciting, science fiction, funk-soul of Janelle Monae will be on Late Show with David Letterman (Christopher Walken, too!) on CBS at 11:35 PM. Janelle is one of those artists that I can't believe has not played Richmond. She would be perfect to see at The National. If you want a taste of Janelle's influences, check out her "WondaMix" on Spotify. Here's "Tightrope" from her 2010 album, "Archandroid". Beware! This video has been know to induce spontaneous dancing.

Here's Jack White doing the title track from his new album, "Lazaretto" on Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Monday night. It rocks, as usual, in a funky way.

And here's a bonus peformance of "Just One Drink":