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Joseph Arthur Found His Van!

September 7, 2012 The Audio Perv 1

Musician and painter Joseph Arthur has been reunited with his 2003 Dodge Ram touring van and all of its contents, including musical instruments and many paintings (full statement from Joseph is below). The van and possessions had been sold at auction by the City of New York on August 23rd while he was out of the country. It had been seized for unpaid parking tickets Joseph believed had been paid.

Read the full story on the recovery here

Famed civil …

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Joseph Arthur Teams with (Big Lebowski) Lawyer Ron Kuby to Locate Van/Equipment/Art Auctioned by the City of New York

August 27, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

“I want a fucking lawyer, man. I want Bill Kunstler, or Ron Kuby.” – the Dude

Famed civil rights attorney Ron Kuby has agreed to represent musician Joseph Arthur and help him locate his touring van filled with musical equipment and canvases of his artwork. The van was secretly auctioned by the City of New York on August 23, and Joseph has no rights to his property.

“Lord knows there are more important things in the world than a missing …

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Joseph Arthur – “In the Dark of Graveyard Chatter” 1/19 Letterman

January 20, 2012 drainu182 0

Joseph Arthur performed “In the Dark of Graveyard Chatter” on the Late Show with David Letterman.

You can download Joseph’s album Redemption City for free at and watch the video below. Also, check out a personal note from Joseph about the album:

“Please don’t take the method or the freedom of this release
to be any judgment on its value.
I think it’s top notch,
but it’s great to take advantage of what the internet is actually good

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Joseph Arthur Plays NYC’s Bowery Electric This Saturday December 17th

December 15, 2011 drainu182 0

Singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur has been on tour this year in support of his album “The Graduation Ceremony”, released earlier this spring. The album is Arthur’s first solo album in five years and his first release since last year’s debut of the supergroup Fistful of Mercy (with Ben Harper and Dhani Harrison).

“The Graduation Ceremony” drew praise from Rolling Stone (“It goes without saying that this album will be on repeat for the next six months to come.”) and NPR (“As …

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Joseph Arthur – “Almost Blue” + “Even Tho” 7/20 Fallon

July 21, 2011 drainu182 5

Joseph Arthur performed “Almost Blue” on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. A performance of “Even Tho” is also available online only.

An American singer-songwriter, born and raised in Akron, Ohio, Joseph Arthur began writing and playing music in his early teens. He took an instant interest in music after inheriting an electronic keyboard from his aunt and later went on to play guitar, harmonica, and bass as well as an active interest in singing.

Watch both videos below and …

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The Black Keys, Sharon Jones, Jack White and more featured on the Hung Soundtrack

June 15, 2010 drainu182 0

Created by Dmitry Lipkin and Colette Burson, HBO’s HUNG uses dark humor to tell the story of Ray Drecker, a divorced dad and middle-aged basketball coach who is fighting to survive personal setbacks that have been compounded by the troubled economy. The well-endowed Drecker decides to exploit his best asset in a last-ditch effort to reverse his fortunes. The impeccably crafted sound track captures both the dark humor and heaviness of the show, as well as it’s often humorous racey …