"My film draws inspiration from minimalist sculpture and graphical notation, an alternative to traditional sheet music notation that evolved in the 1950s and often involves abstract symbols and experimental visual codes."
Sheryl Crow and "friends" perform a lovely cover of Tom Petty's "You Don't Know How It Feels." Petty's original version appears on Wildflowers, his 1994 album that was just celebrated with a lavish 7 LP (or 9 LP super-deluxe) box set packed with alternate takes and unreleased tracks. READ THE REST
SindrElf (previously) celebrates the fiftieth birthday of Jonathan Coulton (previously) by creating a 30-minute biographical documentary about his work and career. An enjoyable tour of the classics! I've been a fan of JoCo since I was 16 in 2007. He was the first musician I was a real fan of. When I traveled around Europe… READ THE REST
Science fiction author, Blue Oyster Cult lyricist, and "cyberpunk patient zero," John Shirley, has also been creating music while doing all of those other things. His latest project is with guitarist Jerry King and it's called Spaceship Landing in a Cemetery. I'm really enjoying this record. This review on Amazon does a good job of… READ THE REST
This is it. The console wars are back – and this year might be the most blistering, savagely-fought engagement ever between bitter rivals, Sony and Microsoft. Sony's PlayStation 5 and Microsoft's Xbox Series X consoles have been slowly dribbling their way into players' hands the past several days, triggering massive store runs and sold out… READ THE REST
We'd all love to make the trip home this year for the holidays, but the reality is, that's probably not in the cards for millions right now. But with encouraging signs that a COVID-19 vaccine in early 2021 may be the light at the end of our dark and dreary 2020 tunnel, it isn't too… READ THE REST
This year, the pledge to focus on your health and take better care of yourself in 2021 needs to be more than just words. As we've all seen the past several months, your health is your most precious asset. So when it comes to getting your body into its best possible shape, it's time to… READ THE REST