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Riusuke Fukahori: Goldfish Salvation

I came across the videos and photos of this wonderful exhibition “Goldfish Salvation” in January when it was still showing in London, yet I still find myself returning to watch it months later because...

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Laurie Anderson 2012: ‘An Artist-in-Residence in Congress, the White House,...

Experimental artist Laurie Anderson has broken and blurred all sorts of boundaries, ‘rules’ and perceptions of what music, art, technology, narrative, performer and audience are. Almost forty years...

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A Talk on Creativity by John Cleese

Some observations about creativity before we jump into the excellent John Cleese video below: When you come up with creative ideas, it’s imperative that you have a way to ‘capture’ them, even if it’s...

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Would Robots Care? “No Robots” video

“No Robots” is a touching animation short by YungHan Chang (Taiwan). He and Kimberly Knoll (USA) directed the student film, made at San Jose State University. No Robots was his first animation project....

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Peter Gabriel Wraps Up the Back to Front Tour

Peter Gabriel has been challenging and rewarding listeners for forty-five years now. In his earliest days, as Genesis’ co-founder and front-person (1967-1975), he combined elements of theater,...

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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore

Perfect time of the year for a little fantastical. Give your self a break from the holidays, politics, the cold weather, sundown before 5:00. Dive into the whimsical “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr...

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Mick Taylor Returns to the Stones’ Stage

The Vibrato. The Quiet One. The Kid. The non-flashy one. And now, thirty-eight years after leaving the Rolling Stones and thirty-one since they last played live with him (2003′s guest appearance was...

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David Munford on Life Is Melody

A big thanks to contributor David Munford for the use of his holiday-themed animated .gif that we had in the header during the last week of 2012. Dave honed his art chops in Colorado and Boston before...

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Listening Notes: Pink Martini, Retro Reverence…

Musings on the strange state of elevator music by Bryan Davis   Earlier this year I went to a Pink Martini show. A serendipitous moment whereby I had no real plans to go but was downtown in Durham,...

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The Continuing Adventures of Mick Taylor

Now he’s even singing along with his guitar, ala George Benson. In the middle of a Dylan medley, no less. If this kid keeps coming up with new ideas and playing slide guitar like that, he’s definitely...

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Midnight Picnic Once Upon A Time; Suzanne Standing

Through the morning as I’m listening To the bells of the cathedral I am thinking of your voice… And of the midnight picnic Once upon a time Before the rain began… And I finish up my coffee And it’s...

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Septuagenarian Keith Richards

Oh yes he did. The Human Riff turned 70 today. And what a ride it’s been. For his body, for music, and for all of us. Happy Birthday Keith. His use of silence/space, the 5-string open G Tele, playing...

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Munfy Toons: Will Code for Food

Here’s DCMunford’s cartoon this month: Because I think we can all agree that “Will code for food to be able to sell it for money to then get art supplies so that I can paint and then try to sell …...

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Audio Challenge:

A fun sonic quiz for any Rolling Stones’ fans. Hear the intro to 100 Stones’ tunes and try to type in the answers as quickly as you can recognize each track, simply using lower-case letters, no...

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Seasonal Dependency

It’s a relatively tough existence being made of water. Water in of itself is most likely used to the drill; a liquid drop, a collective puddle or a cumulative roaring ocean in moderate climes,...

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The Latest ‘toons From D.C.Munford

While the writing staff continues to play hooky, at least the residential cartoonist has seen fit to do some work. Here’s two ‘toons from December and January by DCMunford.   The post The Latest ‘toons...

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A Swiss Army Knife Tuning for Lap Steel Slide Guitar

An inventive approach to lap steel slide guitar tuning, this particular tuning is expressly meant for accompanists. In other words, if you’re a solo guitarist or are the only chordal player in your...

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Swervedriver: “Deep Seat”

Ah, the glorious sounds of Swervedriver, my favorite British guitar band of the 1990’s. The sounds, the layers, the effects. The dreamy psychedelia, the post-punk punch and the interlocking driving...

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Peter Gabriel Wraps Up the Back to Front Tour

Peter Gabriel has been challenging and rewarding listeners for forty-five years now. In his earliest days, as Genesis’ co-founder and front-person (1967-1975), he combined elements of theater,...

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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore

Perfect time of the year for a little fantastical. Give your self a break from the holidays, politics, the cold weather, sundown before 5:00. Dive into the whimsical “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr...

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