Various And Sundry

|January 30, 2015 | Various And Sundry

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*  ” Bands of fiery redcreamy orangerich green, and bright yellow ” - China’s rainbow mountains

 

” Every synthetically thumping rhythm section you have heard since then – from the obvious Kraftwerk homages like Funkytown and Bambaataa’s Planet Rock to the ubiquity of the modern tsk-and-burp / boots’n’pants beat in virtually all modern pop and dance music – can be traced, without fail, to Kraftwerk’s amazing invention.  NO other moment in pop is as absolute and viscerally fundamental as Autobahn “. “I am hard-pressed to find a moment in post-World War II mainstream pop history that is as absolutely new and defining “. Also, Lester Bangs talked to Kraftwerk in 1975 : finally, the new BBC documentary Kraftwerk PopArt

 

* They found all kinds of new tattoos on Ötzi The Iceman : also, face of tattooed mummified princess finally revealed after 2500 years

 

” Wherever he plays On the Road Again there’s an understanding shared by one and all in this band of gypsies: Mess with Willie Nelson and the next thing you’ll see is the wrong end of a gun held by the Devil himself, Robert Paul English. “

 

* The episode from the Spider-man ’67 TV series that was so completely psychedelic and freaky that it was never aired.

 

*  The music business sold 141 million CDs in the U.S. last year. That’s more than the combined number of tickets sold to the most popular movies in 2014 and 2013. So “dead,” in this familiar construction, isn’t the same as zero.

 

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* The history of the once-again-ubiquitous ukulele

 

* Tago Mago is a good record

 

* Lots of stuff in the news recently about what young people want, and how it’s different from what their predecessors wanted : this one’s called Millenials Are Moving To Buffalo And Living Like Kings

 

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Wow, that’s Lefty Dizz. He played at my school once, when I was little. Some very cool South Side Chicago photos here.ThinnerLefty Dizz

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Various And Sundry

|January 23, 2015 | Various And Sundry

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* Punk survivors : also, the real names of 25 punk rockers. You probably already know a lot of them, but it’s still fun

 

* Ernest Hemingway‘s most famous cocktail recipes, all in one place

 

* Rule #3 : ” send out all your dogs and one might return with prey “. 24 pieces of life advice from Werner Herzog : which is great, and then someone went and made this

 

* Imaginary album covers are going on exhibition at The Smithsonian

 

* Woman pays $164K per year to live on luxury cruise ship

 

* “ Can-rock’s blend of insipid guitar riffs, lifeless production, and tawdry songwriting is impossible to mistake for anything else. Its purveyors enjoy a sizeable following at home, but are unknown virtually everywhere else “. How  some absurd laws produced the most beloved music in Canadian history

 

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Always Liked This Guy

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