Go in the studio with Dead Milkmen via new ‘Shaking Through’ short film — plus free MP3

[tweetmeme]The Dead Milkmen are offering fans a look inside the recording of their new song “Prisoner’s Cinema” via Weathervane Music’s “Shaking Through” series of short documentaries, which are designed to illuminate the “vision and process of recording music.” Plus, they’re offering a free download, via Bandcamp, of the finished product. The film captures the Milkmen working with producer Brian McTear and engineer/mixer Matt Schimelfenig at Philadelphia’s Miner Street Recordings, and includes interviews about their process…

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Mike Gordon Talks Fare Thee Well Grateful Dead Celebration

Mike Gordon Talks Fare Thee Well Grateful Dead Celebration

Phish bassist Mike Gordon and keyboardist Page McConnell were each spotted in Chicago this weekend supporting guitarist Trey Anastasio, who is performing with Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Bil Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Jeff Chimenti and Bruce Hornsby at Soldier Field for Fare Thee Well – Celebrating 50 Years Of Grateful Dead. Gordon spoke with CNBC personality Steve Liesman for an interview aired on the Fare Thee Well post-show last night. “Like most people I think that…

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Setlist & Recap | Fare Thee Well Grateful Dead 50 Finale

Setlist & Recap | Fare Thee Well Grateful Dead 50 Finale

Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart and Bob Weir first shared the stage together at San Francisco’s Straight Theatre on September 29, 1967; when Kreutzmann invited Hart to sit-in for the Grateful Dead’s second set. By the end of the night Hart had become the newest member of the band and performed with Lesh, Kreutzmann and Hart over a thousand times over the course of five decades. On Sunday night the Grateful Dead’s “core four”…

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Sunday Cinema | Grateful Dead At Soldier Field

Sunday Cinema | Grateful Dead At Soldier Field

Over the past two nights Chicago’s Soldier Field has played host to Fare Thee Well – Celebrating 50 Years Of Grateful Dead concerts. An obvious choice of venue to host the final farewell from the remaining “core four” Grateful Dead members – Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, Phil Lesh and Bob Weir – Soldier Field was first visited by The Dead in 1991 and they came back each summer until the band’s final show on July 9,…

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