I saw British electronic music legend Gary Numan perform last week (it was a great show; I wrote about the show here). Tomorrow, October 16, Numan is playing a free show at Amoeba Records in Hollywood. Here he is in the store, talking about his favorite albums, by T. Rex, Ultravox, Depeche Mode, Kraftwerk, Be Bop Deluxe, Marilyn Manson, and Nine Inch Nails. He came across as a very nice, humble person when I saw him being interviewed last week, and this video reinforces my opinion that he's a swell guy.
UPDATE: Xeni did a What's in My Bag for Amoeba!
What's In My Bag? Gary Numan (Thanks, Gareth!)
Mbira musician Patti Broussard treats her fans to a lovely rendition of Hallelujah on an Array mbira.
LA Weekly did a nice piece on the new Front Row Legend Esquire guitars made of reclaimed wood benches from the Hollywood Bowl. They also toured Fender’s Corona factory.
Hailing from near the Pennsylvania shores of Lake Erie, musician Jack Stauber has released a couple of trippy VHS-inspired videos to support his album Pop Food, and if you like interesting outsider music, check it out!
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The Pry.Me Bottle Opener holds tens of thousands of times its own weight, and you can pick one up now from the Boing Boing Store.This remarkable keychain is considerably smaller than any of your keys, but don’t let that fool you: it can easily open any bottle, and could even tow a trailer full of […]