I recently found out about the work of cartoonist Lucy Knisley (thanks, Drawn!) and have been enjoying her portfolio, blog, and songs. As Drawn! points out, her ligne claire style, reminiscent of Joost Swarte and Herge, is very appealing.
The first eight bars of this remix version of The Smiths, "This Charming Man," by Mexico City-based duo Digital Charanga, counts with an accordion and guacharaca, where Johnny Marr's guitar usually seduces us with singular string work. Ulises Vergara and Damián Martínez are the genius talent behind this mash-up. This is the Charming cumbia version.… READ THE REST
In 1971 when this video was aired on UK's ATV network, the sounds of the Moog synthesizer were still strange and otherworldly to most ears. This was the era of Wendy Carlos's "Switched-On Bach," Jean-Jacques Perrey's "Moog Indigo," and Gershon Kingsley's "Music to Moog By." I dig these experimental dancers modulating their bodies to a… READ THE REST
Just like video killed the radio star, the internet killed the record label, and thank God for that. In the digital age, there's very little that prevents enterprising creatives from reaching their desired audience, provided they have consistency and tenacity. Instead of waiting to get noticed in a hyper-competitive field of contenders vying for the… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Any seafood lovers knows it's sort of an expensive taste kind of habit. Good seafood definitely isn't cheap, but it is delicious. But have you ever thought of getting the very… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. As you go into the new year, you may be looking to find the best of the best to take your listening to the next level. You actually listen to a… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Running late on your holiday shopping? It's your last chance to get gifts in time. For example, when you buy this award-winning security camera by December 8, you can rest assured your order… READ THE REST