John Cale

  • Erykah Badu performing on Late Show with David Letterman with Mark Ronson, the Dap-Kings, and Zigaboo Modeliste, New York, February 14, 2012.

    John Cale

    1 Erykah Badu (Late Show with David Letterman, February 14) Anything the fab Ms. Badu does makes me jump up and wish for a front-row seat in her studio. Her production is flawless yet completely down-to-the-bone human. I’d already bought the Re:Generation album when I saw that she was scheduled to perform her track on Letterman with Mark Ronson, Zigaboo Modeliste, and the Dap-Kings!! I was tickled to see Badu singing in a pair of stiletto ice skates—hadn’t seen that since Laurie Anderson performed wearing skates stuck in blocks of ice!

    2 Skrillex I’ve heard a lot of this type of EDM—endless