Posts filed under “Music”

Smooth Jazz: Black Sabbath’s Paranoid

I can’t explain why, but I find this hilarious:

 

 

Via The Poke

Category: Friday Night Jazz, Music, Weekend

Kids “inherit” nostalgia for their parents’ music

Source: Priceonomics h/t Know More

Category: Music, Science

A Visual Map of the History of Jazz

Click for the full map. Source: Who’s Like Tatum? via Know More

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Friday Night Jazz, Music

Bands With Brands

Is it only about getting paid? Don’t tell me it’s about breaking music, that canard disappeared in the last decade. It’s almost impossible to get noticed. Kanye does a track with Paul McCartney and it’s dead in a day, despite being featured in every newspaper and on every music website extant. Getting the message out…Read More

Category: Music, Think Tank

Jimmy Page Explains How ‘Stairway’ was Written

Via Open Culture: Stairway to Heaven was one of the biggest rock songs of the 1970s – loved, imitated and sometimes parodied. Now Led Zeppelin’s classic track is back on the turntable, on a re-mastered version of the band’s fourth album. 43 years after its release, the song continues to hold a place in many…Read More

Category: Friday Night Jazz, Music, Weekend

Music Industry Predictions

Predictions 1. The major labels will only get stronger. We live in an a money economy and the only ones willing to invest in artists are the labels. Furthermore, they’ve got the relationships at radio, which are key to developing acts. The players want cash, the major labels have it, no one else will get…Read More

Category: Music, Think Tank

St Vincent: Dig A Pony

Fantastic cover, which led me to her new album earlier this year.    

Category: Friday Night Jazz, Music, Weekend

Best of 2014: Different Kind of Music List

Its that time of year again: I present TBP’s annual “Different Kind of Music List” for 2014. (Click to see prior years’ lists). Here’s the deal with our Anti-list: Lots of Best of Lists are out there, but the simple truth is they have zero relevancy to people with families, careers, hobbies, etc. Neither you…Read More

Category: Music, Weekend

“Shake It Off” as “Hanukkah”

Jewish a cappella group Six13:     Previously:

Category: Humor, Music, Weekend

Livability Index: Best Cities For Young People

click for giant interactive Source: Vocativ

Category: Digital Media, Economy, Food and Drink, Music, Real Estate