Friday, October 20, 2006

MJTV: Red Hot Chili Peppers - Dani California

Because great and commercial don't always have to be mutually exclusive. Live performance from Fuse...

MJTV: James McMurtry - We Can't Make It Here

Live version of McMurtry's scorching indictment of the ongoing war against the Middle Class declared by the current power elites. From the Chicago show "Corporate Country Sucks"...

MJTV: Margot & The Nuclear So And So's - Jen Is Bringing The Drugs

My favorite new band so far in 2006 is Margot & the Nuclear So & So's. This is a rare intimate acoustic performance from

MJTV: Kaiser Chiefs - I Predict a Riot

Since the videos I've included so far have been older, here's the Chiefs live from the 2005 Glastonbury Festival. When Ricky Wilson goes into the crowd, you gotta wonder if he's coming back in one piece...

Thursday, October 19, 2006

MJTV: Social D - Bad Luck

Live Distortion from the House of Blues in the OC...

MJTV: Replacements - Kiss Me On The Bus (live)

The 'Mats classic performed on a well-known weekly comedy show... a rare major network TV appearance.

MJTV: Ramones @ CBGB 1974

In honor of the recent closing of CBGB's, here's an amazing early Ramones clip of "Judy is a Punk".

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Introducing MJTV

The Jayhawks - Waiting For The Sun

Getting back into the swing of the blog with a new feature I'm calling MJTV. I'm going to be featuring video of bands, concerts and all things related to Musical Justice. First up... The Jayhawks.

Bands like the Jayhawks are the reason that Musical Justice exists. It would be a close contest between them and the Replacements to say which one was the best band in the past 25 years that never got the success they were due.

This video corrects the notion that this was just Marc Olsen's band in those early days... a young Gary Louris sings lead on what is, to many, their best song...