Cody Weathers

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Playlists:

Playlist: Best of Cody & The Men Your Mama Warned You About Live

Portland's premiere scat-rock singer-songwriter connects with audiences and video cameras with astounding ease, grace, and fluidity. Come experience the magic that so few witness the first time around.

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4FE33D45CF65EBF1

Playlist: Music Videos

"Video Videos" spanning Cody's entire opus. Kinda.

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL41781994BD3917EA

Mad About You (Least Significant Failures) (mp3)

Perfect Love (Hrdvrk) (mp3)

Little Miss NYC (Songs You Hate) (mp3)

Leave Me Be (Least Significant Failures)

Dead Man's Blues (Songs You Hate) (mp3)

Lunch Break: EthosLive TV Show 2011

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About play Ethos Live TV Show in Portland OR in 2011 with an alternate lineup of Steve Quintana on all guitars, Tim Krajcar on bass, and Cody Weathers on vocals & drum set. With special guest djembe from Erik Dillman on "Oui, Je Sais."

7-song video playlist:

The Sound My Heart Makes (mp3)

Oui, Je Sais (mp3)

So Will I

24 Bad Ones (mp3)

Blue As The Moon

Mad About You

Coyote

Lunch Break: EthosLive TV Show 2010

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About play 6 awesome songs as awesomely, yet calmly as possible on the May 8th 2010 taping of EthosLive

6-song video playlist:

At First Sight (mp3)

Mad About You (mp3)

Lost

Catnip (mp3)

Underneath My Skin

Best of Days (mp3)

Lunch Break: Goodfoot Live

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About debut their full-drum sound and new wiseass segue chatter with this short set at the Goodfoot in Portland OR, Dec 2009

4-song video playlist:

At First Sight

Mad About You

Catnip

Lost

Playlist: Cody Solo

Cody's "best" solo acoustic performances. And by "best," we mean "all."

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7DB7EB4A1FA0AD8B

It Can't Rain Every Day

Puppy

Mad About You/I Am The Moon

At First Sight

My Every Dream's Come True

Mad About You (album version)

Best of Days

Goodbye, Dream

Playlist: ROQUE Videos

Mad About You live from Farewell Performance (Mercury Cafe)

Drum Solo live 1991

Little Miss NYC music video

Too Much live from Mercury Cafe

Featured Videos

Mad About You

This "VIDEO video" version of Cody Weathers' song "Mad About You" features his diva daughters acting out the song's timeless juvenile message in a completely age-appropriate tale of unrequited stuffed animalism. This version of the song is the album version heard on Least Significant Failures, and the track itself is available as an mpFREE single

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0E-XFb5BteE

Something Out

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About turn an impromptu samba into a new version of "Something Out" with the help of special guest percussionist Erik Dillman. Recorded live at Elevated Coffee.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5KV8jLCmHk

Catnip

Scat-rock is your catnip. It's an itching spell, and once you get it, gotta scratch it. Meow! Cody & The Men Your Mama Warned You About deliver their trademark slinky feral acoustic caterwaul until you purr and rub the nearest table leg with the purest contented feline appreciation.

http://youtu.be/CF1dpf_d8M4

It Can't Rain Every Day

Cody plays a solo version of "It Can't Rain Every Day" for the Live From The Yellow Room video blog, hosted by Peter Rodocker

http://youtu.be/mUXR6UEazEU

Mad About You (live)

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About roll with the punches and dish out another classic smarmy intro in this high-voltage live version of "Mad About You."

http://youtu.be/VP_chzjdWvk

At First Sight

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About open their set on the EthosLive Portland Music TV showcase with this staple of their catalog. Why does drummer Evan Whitacre seem so relaxed, you ask? Simple: he knows that when you fall in love with this song, you'll be able to download it free from CodyWeathers.com.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-d_uM-iOcM

Oui, Je Sais

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About close out their May 2011 EthosLive taping with a spontaneous guest apperance by their unofficial fifth member, Erik playing the ghost djembe on this grooving version of "Oui, Je Sais."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cdrIzzbWL0

Perfect Love

Cody Weathers springs a new one on The Men Your Mama Warned You About, but they rise to the challenge and improvise a slinky new arrangement. Improv comedians everywhere cry outrage.

http://youtu.be/Hp3z6gKO_AY

Blue As The Moon

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About close out their John's Lounge set with a full lineup exploration of this dark fairy tale of possession and loss. Also a stoplight!

http://youtu.be/H2lcQpy98m4

Best of Days

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About perform this funky arrangement of the fan favorite with a blistering tongue-twister scat, unshakable groove, and a good long look at Cody's statuesque profile. Gr-r-r-r-owr! Recorded for EthosLive TV show in Portland, May 2010.

http://youtu.be/_rZfQwbXVao

The Sound My Heart Makes

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About play an alternate arrangement of "The Sound My Heart Makes" for a taping of EthosLive with Cody on drums and Steve supplying the new lick. Evan is the walrus, goo-goo-goo-joob.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmWouXBzR40

Leave Me Be (live)

Special guest guitarist David Ingram joins Cody & The Men Your Mama Warned You About for this saucy rendition of the old Flip Nasty classic "Leave Me Be." Also, something just plain gets into Tim.

http://youtu.be/0ubmos86RGY

Perfect Love (Hrdvrk version)

UFO Catcher is the hard rock side project of singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Cody Weathers. "Perfect Love" is the lead single off of the album "Hrdvrk." The brilliant video features the creepy playing of some middle-aged weirdo plus an apparently awesome trip to one of the great sacred sites of Denver.

http://youtu.be/L82gLFlbkk0

So Will I

Cody dusts off his drumsticks and performs Flip Nasty style as the Men Your Mama Warned You About temporarily switch up the lineup for this taping of EthosLive from May 2011. "So Will I" is a long-time staple of the live show, and a perennial favorite of the group's core audience demographic segents of dogs and/or babies.

http://youtu.be/RmObx0qVkNM

Djembe/WaveDrum Solo

Cody performs an impromptu exploration of his brand new wave drum and trusty djembe during a break between songs at Coffee Cat Newberg Artwalk.

link: http://youtu.be/LBP0vnfrxCk

Archaeology

Evan lights it up with a smoking shuffle for this live version of "Archaeology" recorded with all the Men Your Mama Warned You About at John's in March 2011

http://youtu.be/TxOoPrJ0X5I

Coyote (acoustic)

When Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About craft a funky new arrangement of "Coyote," the circus can do little else but dejectedly walk by without any pretense of showmanship because they know in their carnival bones that they just got served.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQ5tEg5sj5A

Lucky Man

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About switch up the instrumentation and close out the night at Insomnia Coffee with this bittersweet lament.

http://youtu.be/U-I-pd2qYL8

I Am The Moon

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About stretch out this accelerated live version of the faithful 5/4 groover "I Am The Moon" with an extended free-time intro and a blistering bridge solo from lead guitarist Steve Quintana.

http://youtu.be/WHEzuEzZDqU

Puppy

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About are joined by special guest Erik Dillman on this special extended version of "Puppy" which seeks to answer one of life's great eternal questions: what happens if you put 3 drummers & a non-stop groove machine bassist on the payroll? Pure percussive awesome, that's what.

http://youtu.be/eMj2Z22M5pA

24 Bad Ones

Cody Weathers and The Men Your Mama Warned You About put a funky new spin on this tune from Cody's UFO Catcher Haardvark album. Taped live May 2011 for the Ethos Live TV series, featuring an alternate lineup with Cody filling in on drums.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIyFXaC_XSo

Dead Man's Blues

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About deliver a tight, funky rendition of "Dead Man's Blues." Cody only writes from personal experience, folks.

http://youtu.be/WXJJMIY6D8s

Northern Star

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About lock down this 7/8 burner origially from Cody's Sunhouse Branch "Cinema" album. Part of a song cycle based on the works of Werner Herzog, this song [DESCRIPTION REMOVED BY ARTISTIC SHADOW GROUPS]

http://youtu.be/Zv9sTBSABdM

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All the rest of 'em in alphabetical order

At First Sight (solo)

Cody Weathers performs an early live rendition of "At First Sight." You can tell it's an early version not from the old-timey grainy sepia footage, but rather from Cody's adorable insistence that this performance is destined for some kind of official video tape.

Blue as the Moon

With Cody on drums, The Men Your Mama Warned You About stretch this melancholy jam in a smooth new direction during their May 2011 taping of Ethos Live.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xfqt89jUZPE

Coyote (Cody on drums)

Cody & The Men Your Mama Warned You About darken the groove of this mixed-meter staple of their live set with Cody filling in on drums for Evan.

http://youtu.be/p0ywAX44bME

Deep

Cody Weathers & Tim Krajcar switch from their normal instruments (bass & guitar, respectivly) for this atmospheric version of one of Cody's archival favorites. http://youtu.be/jDzHa6todcI

Goodbye, Dream

Cody Weathers performs a solo acoustic version of this funky working-man's acquiescence at 9Muses Tavern in 2007.

Lost (EthosLive 2010)

And you thought the solar system decals were just for show! Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About send out a heartfelt scat power ballad to all of their fans who may or may not have lost a love to outer space.

http://youtu.be/V2dQ_J-ziuM

Love Is Paper

In addition to the timeless wisdom which is this song's crystal-clear lyric, Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About also bestow upon you the unexpected bonus gift of an extended drum duet between Cody & Evan.

http://youtu.be/2aq4OX6-Ac4

Mad About You (EthosLive 2010)

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About showcase their flagship song on the EthosLive TV show. Psychedelic background customized for your viewing enjoyment.

http://youtu.be/n-_3xpttwAo

Mad About You (EthosLive 2011)

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About remind you that Tim went to "College...college...college..." during this ska-scat rendition of their popular worldwide hit. Steve turns in another tasty solo and Cody holds down the slot for an out-of-town Evan.

http://youtu.be/mT4plU36kIg

My Every Dream's Come True

Cody Weathers performs this ode to marriage before a stunned (or absent) crowd at 9 MusesAcoustic Tavern in Portland, OR in 2007.

No One Could

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About deliver this ode for feeling sorry for yourself with the help of special guest Erik Dillman.

http://youtu.be/odpbdyq0DpA

Scared

All aboard (and be sure to get your notes in early!) --this train's about to leave the station! Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About are joined by special guest percussionist Erik Dillman on this rail-rockin' runaway version of "Scared"

http://youtu.be/1X_DOzlYkoQ

Underneath My Skin

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About get under your skin and implant you with all their special goodness in this high-quality live TV performance from the Ethos Live soundstage in Portland, OR.

http://youtu.be/dt6YC4L0aHA

When

Cody Weathers & The Men Your Mama Warned You About break out the alternate tuning and dig into the groove for this saucy free association that may or may not be about Paula Abdul (it's not).

http://youtu.be/ZnKy-jGBCDQ

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