What's Haunting America This Halloween? →
npr: As America hurries down the haunted trail toward Halloween, scariness is everywhere. Ominousness is omnipresent. So many real and imagined aspects of the future are frightening. On the right, Patrick Buchanan, author of the recently released Suicide of a Superpower: Will America Survive to 2025? howls about pending national death. On the left, Occupiers — riled by Wall Street and war...
Which song do YOU want to hear covered on the...
Boing Boing wants you to pick what song Jake Shimabukuro will cover on his ukulele next. CLICK HERE to cast your vote for… • “Wonderful Tonight” • “Bad Romance” • “I Shot the Sheriff” • “Autumn Leaves” • “Don’t Stop Believin’”
NYC: This Saturday and Sunday (Oct. 29th and 30th)...
thenikkijeanproject: Playing with Marshall Crenshaw both nights! Details here…
Composer Jonathan Elias' Prayer Cycle, A Banner...
Jonathan Elias’ produced one of the most ambitious records of the year. ‘Prayer Cycle: Path to Zero’ is a collection of classically influenced world prayers featuring a stunning array of musicians and activists. Contributors include Sting, Robert Downey Jr., Sinead O’Connor, Serj Tankian and more. Proceeds from the record have been donated anti-nuclear proliferation...
Lana Del Rey - Video Games (Live at the Premises)
disconaivete: We’ve seen Lana Del Rey perform Blue Jeans in this faux-crackled intimate setting already, yet her performance of Video Games backed by a piano is a real heartbreaker. Swingin’ in the backyard, pull up in ur fast car, whistlin’ my name…
Nonstop Sound spoke with Montreal-based indie-folk group The Barr Brothers during their recent stop in New York City. The group spoke on the creation of uncommon and unique instruments as well as how limitations are essential to an artist’s creativity.
bijan: Bon Iver - Beth/Rest (Solo Piano...