Posts filed under “Music”

Rappers Be Lying ‘Bout Their Do-Re-Mi

This is hilarious:

 

Jay-Z Is Right: Most Rappers Are Lying About Their Money

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Source: Businessweek

Category: Digital Media, Music, Weekend

Twelve Musical Tones

Vi Hart, explores the nature of randomness and pattern, using Stravinsky’s 12-tone music as a starting-point and rocketing through constellations, the nature of reality. Twelve Tones hat tip boingboing

Category: Mathematics, Music, Weekend

Kat Edmonson Covers ‘Just Like Heaven’

Kat Edmonson ‘Just Like Heaven’ from her 2009 album ‘Take To The Sky’       Previously: Just Like Heaven (August 13th, 2010) (A lovely cover of The Cure’s Just Like Heaven from Katie Melua)  

Category: Friday Night Jazz, Music, Weekend

Where Did You 1st Pick Up the Name Satchmo?

“You’ve got to be good or as bad as the devil. … Even if we had two, three days off I still had to blow that horn a few hours to keep up the chops.” – Louis Armstrong Published on Jun 25, 2013 Interview by Michael Aisner and James R. Stein 1964. Ravinia near Chicago…Read More

Category: Music, Weekend

Fleetwood Mac, Jones Beach Theater

Last weekend, on a gorgeous evening, I took the missus to see Fleetwood Mac at Jones Beach Theater.

They were never my kinda band, although I will admit to liking the album Fleetwood Mac. Their breakout hit, Rumors, was too commercial for me, lacking much of an edge. (Bill Clinton adopted Don’t Stop (thinking about tomorrow) as his campaign theme song)

The years have treated the songs surprisingly well — they more or less hold up. My guess is because of what an interesting and brilliant guitarist Lindsey Buckingham is. (I had no idea prior). Stevie Nicks has a huge fan base who adore her, but I found her sincere but a bit ditzy, and she seemingly messed up the lyrics to Rhiannon.

They are doing a national tour, and I assume they are going to get tighter as the shows go on. If you are a fan, you are encouraged to go. Everyone else can skip it.

 

Photos after the jump

 

 

Fleetwood Mac, Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY
FLeetwood mac setlist

 

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Category: Friday Night Jazz, Music, Weekend

Friday Night Mash Up: I Heart Bowie

  DJ Supercrunk spent the last few months working on a David Bowie-inspired mash-up tribute album entitled I HEART BOWIE. You can download the album for free at IHEARTBOWIEPROJECT.COM. He sampled David Bowie’s music and remixed it with hip-hop heavyweights. As a long-time Bowie fan and a hip-hop DJ, he considers this piece of work…Read More

Category: Friday Night Jazz, Music

The Beastles: Ill Submarine

Dig it: Audio mixed by dj BC. Video by Thriftshop XL. From the album “Ill Submarine” www.thebeastles.com www.djbc.net www.bootieatl.com dj BC spins Saturday nights at Gatsby’s in Atlanta: www.gatsbysatlanta.com

Category: Music, Weekend

Lefsetz on Radio

1. The major music business, the “new music” business, is built upon radio, it depends upon it. 2. There’s a fiction that we still live in a monoculture. This concept has been blown apart on television, where there are five hundred channels available, but the Luddites in radio still believe the Internet didn’t happen, that…Read More

Category: Music, Weekend

Rockonomics

Rock and Roll, Economics, and Rebuilding the Middle Class David Vandivier White House Blog June 12, 2013   Today, at 7:00 pm EST, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers Alan Krueger will deliver remarks on income inequality and rebuilding the middle class at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. As he’ll discuss this…Read More

Category: Economy, Music, Think Tank

Chronologic cover: Evolution of Daft Punk’s Get Lucky by decade

Get Lucky reimagined for every decade since the 1920s  Hat tip kottke

Category: Music, Weekend