XL Recordings and the Future of Music

The Guardian recently published an illuminating — and encouraging — article about XL Recordings head and Gil Scott-Heron collaborator Richard Russell.

(His guidelines are hardly revolutionary: have a profound admiration for the artist and always put out good records.)

The video for his rave-era “The Bouncer,” by Kicks Like a Mule:

One of the videos from the latest Gil Scott-Heron album: