Calexico: The Black Night

Calexico is a Tucson, Arizona-based Americana / Alternative country band. The band’s two main members, Joey Burns and John Convertino, first played together in Los Angeles as part of the group Giant Sand. The Black Night was released on the 1998 Calexico album of the same name. (3:30 min)

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8 Responses

  1. Redroom Studios says:

    great video! the image at 3:02 looks very much like one of your textured images on flickr!

  2. shapeshift says:

    I really like the look and feel of this who video. And yes, I did notice that some of the texture overlays that I do with my photographs are similar to some of their imagery…

  3. magpie-moon says:

    really nice song and video. i like calexico a lot — they’re from arizona and we get to see them here now and then. i like the az references in the song. it really does have similarities to your layered photos! coolness.

  4. shapeshift says:

    oh, lucky you… they are one of my favorite bands in the last 5 years… i think The Black Light is the CD to get if you were to get only one of their discs.

  5. Ann says:

    very sultry music and the video is fab…it does have many elements that remind me of your art…and for some reason the singer’s voice reminds me of jim morrison…

  6. ann says:

    back to say thanks for posting this…I did get the black light cd…I’m headed to Santa Fe in early Aug and then at the end of the month heading to Mexico City and San Miguel, so this is the perfect music to get in the mood for my travels.. :-)

  7. shapeshift says:

    Wow, you actually got it. Music executives should read this thread… we are sharing our interests and someone makes a purchase. this is how it happens.

    Ann… this is definitely music for those exact locations… lucky you!

  8. ann says:

    yes, i did (music execs– where are you?)
    Any other of their cds you can recommend? I cannot tell you how many times i’ve listened to that cd over the weekend…and yep, I feel pretty lucky to be having 2 fun trips in August… :-)

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