Today, June 15, is BBC Music Day and it is being marked with the unveiling of 47 Blue Plaques, commemorating the lives of significant musicians. The plaques are placed on buildings where people of note either worked lived, or were born. One such plaque is being installed at the Coventry home of Delia Derbyshire,…
Update: 12:52 p.m. PST. The death of Chris Cornell has been ruled a suicide by hanging, the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office said in a statement on Thursday.
Tonight, I invite you to step away from the safety of the well-lit thoroughfare and into a little haunt we call The Golden Horn for an unofficial, somewhat indulgent performance from the spaced99telepod collaborative effort.
in Kyiv — our Ministry of Foreign Affairs prepared some tips and suggestions (it will be for the first time in the entire history of this competition that it will be held in a country currently at war - and we have Russia to thank for that)
One thing that I’m huge fan of is cover songs. People tend to look down on this kind of musical expression because... I don’t really know why other than hearing the tired criticism of “Why play somebody else’s music when you can create your own?” My answer is because somebody else’s music moves another to play it. I…
Not sure how many of you fine folks are fans of Welcome to Night Vale (it should be all of you), nor am I sure how many of you are musicians, nor am I sure what the Venn Diagram of those two groups is.
Feeling depressed? Sad, lonely, barely holding back tears? Worried about what an orange garbage bag filled with rotten cream cheese might do to civil rights, women’s rights, and any rights that aren’t about white men? Well, look no further than this playlist of songs to ease your mind! Or not!
This is great atmospheric music for different occasions. It can be used for ambiance if you open your house for the trick or treating kiddies. Or for those of you creatively inclined, the music here works perfectly through headphones or out the speakers. I’ve used for writing and I play it while I sleep. Its this or…
What are you listening to lately?
From yesterday’s Steven Universe episode, “Mindful Education”. “Here Comes A Thought”, written by Rebecca Sugar and sung by Estelle and AJ Michalka (“Garnet” and “Stevonnie”, respectively). The song, and the episode as a whole, deliver a fairly revolutionary message for a “kid’s” show — it’s totally normal and okay to…
Are you ready to rock? I know I sure as hell am! I love the Rock and/or Roll, board games, and to have fun on the occasion. CHOPS - The Rock and Roll Board Game looks like it’ll combine all three of those things into one neat little package. Now in its last 48 hours, CHOPS has already been more than funded, but still…
So spaced99 and I have been swapping a WAV file back and forth like a musical virus and it has finally evolved into something we are both too sick of to fix anymore. Thus we humbly submit to you our second installment in what will be a ten-hour song cycle based on the Peloponnesian War.
Wanna know what finding the most heavy metal words in the world of heavy metal lyrics looks like? It looks like this:
So I’m playing around with this book idea I have and music plays a fairly big part in it so I’m recruiting help from one of my best resources: you guys. :)
We have now arrived at the final round of our May Madness adventure. What started out as a competition between 64 contenders has come down to a battle between the 1980's DuckTales and the 1990's Animaniacs. Only one can be champion. Which will it be?
We’ve now reached the penultimate round of our May Madness. Only four cartoon theme songs remain to fight it out to see who moves on to the Championship round. But which ones will they be? It’s time to find out.
[Update] Polls are working again] It’s time for the Elite 8 in our May Madness adventure. Only 8 cartoons remain to fight it out. Which ones will survive to the Final Four? Will it be the ones you want? Let’s find out.
We’re now at the Sweet 16 stage of our O-Deck May Madness. Only 16 cartoons remain out of the original 64. Which cartoon theme song will continue on the Elite 8? Let’s find out.
Are you hiding behind the sofa comfortably? Good, then I’ll plug you in. This Tesla coil version of Ron Grainer’s iconic music is delightfully sparky.