On January 8, 1997, David Bowie became quite emotional after hearing happy birthday message from the pioneering pop/experimental musician Scott Walker, who died yesterday. It was a touching moment then and even moreso now that both of these inimitable forces of avant-garde art/music are gone. Turns out that Walker's birthday was the following day:
"I'll have a drink to you on the other side of midnight. How's that?"
Here’s an amazingly huge collection of “tape experimentation, industrial, avant-garde, indy, rock, diy, subvertainment and auto-hypnotic materials” posted to archive.org. Completists who want this on a hard drive or USB stick should use the archive.org’s torrent. This collection is a compilation of underground/independently-released cassette tapes from the days when the audio cassette was the standard […]
While throat singing, aka overtone singing, is a well known practice in the traditional music of Mongolian, Tibetan, and other indigenous people around the world, you can also hear it “Lonely Cowboy,” a fantastic 78 RPM shellac record from 1927 by cowboy singer Arthur Miles that also features some lovely yodeling! (via Weird Universe)
Sir Paul McCartney turns 77 today. To celebrate, enjoy this lovely cover of “Yesterday” as recorded by country music superstar Tammy Wynette in 1968.
This all-in-one computing solution packs a healthy dose of processing power packed inside a 21.5″ HD LED display. It also features an Intel Core i3-2100 Dual-Core 3.1GHz CPU with 4 GB of DDR3 RAM for next-level multitasking and an impressive 250 GB SATA hard drive that can safely store your important files and media. So […]
So you cut the cord and got rid of cable? Join the steadily growing club. But while you’re out picking a streaming service, you might find one big blind spot: Local TV and sports, not to mention first-run programming from the big cable networks. Luckily, there’s a throwback way to get it for free: The […]
Even if you feel like AirPods are worth the price tag, you’ve got to admit there’s a certain anxiety that comes with using them. What if I lose them? What if they get wet in the rain? Or drenched in sweat? Or fall into the drink you dropped them into? Shiny tech is great, but […]