Five Easy Clips

Five Easy Clips Presents: The Music of Kyrgyzstan

kg-lgflag Kyrgyzstan is a Turkic nation bordering China and Russia. It’s the land of the “Great Game”, which was finally won by Russia, and remained Soviet until 1991 when it declared independence. The majority of the population is Kyrgyz, whose music we’ll be focusing on in this Five Easy Clips. The country... More

Five Easy Clips Presents: Lucky Dube

Lucky-Dube If Bob Marley is to roots reggae what Buddy Holly was to rock n’ roll, who are John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, and Mick Jagger? Some are fairly well agreed upon as masters of the genre: Burning Spear, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer, and Jimmy Cliff, of course… Who else? It’s all... More

Five Easy Clips Presents: Buster Keaton

buster_keaton “It’s said that Chaplin wanted you to like him, but Keaton didn’t care. I think he cared, but was too proud to ask. “ -Roger Ebert Writer, actor, director, stuntman… today’s Five Easy Clips is about none other than Mr. Buster Keaton. If you have never seen a Buster Keaton... More

Five Easy Clips Presents: Fela Kuti

Kela Wide One thing is indisputable: Fela Kuti is one of the giants of twentieth century music. He might not be as well-known in the West as other epic musicians of his era, but anyone acquainted with Fela’s music knows it’s just a matter of time before the rest of the world... More