Showing posts with label music. Show all posts
Showing posts with label music. Show all posts

Sunday, March 15, 2009

"Nightswimming"

R.E.M.'s Mike Mills performs a beautiful orchestral version of the band's 1992 single with the students of Mercer University:

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Desktop publishing gets funky.

A CGI desktop printer achieves rudimentary sentience and undergoes a Cronenbergian metamorphosis:



(Hat tip to Greg Bishop.)

Sunday, March 01, 2009

"The Nano Song"



This is hilarious. How long has this been circulating? I have the feeling I've been totally out of the loop.

Friday, February 20, 2009

"I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris"



I bought Morrissey's new album today; it's every bit as good as any of his solo work.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

It's coming . . .



Tuesday, January 13, 2009

OK, I'm sold. Where do I send the check?

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Portishead perform "Machine Gun" live in Berlin:

Wednesday, December 31, 2008





Crashed UFOs and . . . David Bowie?

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

The 50 Best Albums of 2008

Portishead's stellar comeback, "Third," deservedly grabs the #2 spot.

Friday, December 26, 2008

Sick of Christmas music as I am? That's what Morrissey's here for.



Catch the live version here.

Saturday, December 20, 2008

The Five Most Miserable Christmas Songs

Among other things, Christmas is a great time for being maudlin and suicidal. If your Christmas depression isn't sufficiently aggravated by rampant commercialism and insincere offers of Good Will Toward Men, there's always some miserable Christmas song playing in a public place to add a pang to your holidays. To facilitate your seasonal affective disorder, we have identified five of the most down-bringing.

(Via Chris Wren.)

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

It's amazing what you can do with mirrors and poultry.

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

More cyborg erotica . . .

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

"Paranoid Android" (Radiohead)

Sunday, November 23, 2008

"Why Don't You Find Out For Yourself?" (Morrissey)

Friday, November 07, 2008

Michael Stipe: you've marveled at his lyrics -- now wear the shirt!

Sunday, October 26, 2008

The best Portishead video yet?

Saturday, October 25, 2008

The battle's been lost, the war is not won
An addled republic, a bitter refund
The business first flat earthers licking their wounds
The verdict is dire, the country's in ruins

Watch R.E.M.'s new video here.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Banksy meets The Smiths:

Sunday, October 19, 2008

I love this song. So much, in fact, that a few nights ago I came frighteningly close to singing it on karaoke.