Posts about The Minor White


secret garden video series February 13, 2009

The Minor White plays an impromptu Secret Garden

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We happened to be backstage at the Black Cat in Washington D.C. when we heard some determined harmonies booming out in the hallway. It was the Williams brothers–Roy and Kevin–from the Minor White, singing a few old favorites in the next room while the band was waiting to go on stage. I decided to film some of it, of which presented here are “Do Right Woman” and “Sin City” by the Flying Burrito Brothers; so this is somewhat of a semi-official, impromptu edition of the Secret Garden, but a special one, nonetheless, since it documents one of the many trials and tribulations of being out on the road: a “shoddy” bottle opener that just won’t open that damn bottle of Red Stripe!

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kitchen sink February 12, 2009

Upcoming Secret Garden release dates

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Here’s a schedule of Secret Garden releases coming in the near future. If you’re unfamiliar with this ever-changing, magical garden, it is a video series in which I film bands performing a few songs outside the context of a regular show. Along with the schedule you’ll also find some “candid band photos” that, as a tradition of my own, I take after each shoot–though sometimes I forget.

If you’re a blogger who’d like to write a preview for any of these episodes before they release, just email me at hoovesontheturf [at] gmail [dot] com and I’ll give you access to an “advanced screening” of a sort. Thanks!

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  • Aqua: Love TEEN. Man they can sing. Cool. Different.
  • Suraj Joshee: Sarahana, Loved the video. You captured the simple raw essence of the music and band really really...
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