We got the Simmons SD600 electronic drum kit for Christmas and it has been a lot of fun. I’ve been watching a bunch of drumming videos and this isolated footage of Danny Carey playing on “Pneuma” is my current favorite. Danny is a true master, who obviously loves his art. And this is a great […]
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Neil Young released 54 years of recordings this week on a new website: Neil Young Archives. The site contains almost everything Neil has ever recorded or filmed, available for high-quality streaming over the internet. The site and all the content are currently free, but will eventually require a subscription. Obviously Neil is a musical icon […]
The Avett Brothers three song set on NPR’s Tin Desk Concert is wonderful testimony that beautiful, energetic roots music is thriving. These guys have abundant musical, vocal and lyrical talent and it really shows in this intimate setting. Headphones recommended.
Obama is clearly the more gifted orator. Maybe one of the best in a long time. What value is there in giving a good speech? I believe it is one of the most essential attributes we need in a modern President. It certainly is effective in rallying organizations, and his has been amazing. This video […]
The Belmont Stakes race is this weekend and Big Brown is poised to be the first horse to win the Triple Crown in thirty years. Watch this incredible video from the Preakness, where the jockey holds the horse back the entire race and then lets him go. It looks like Big Brown was on a […]
all streets | ben fry This is a fascinating image showing all the streets in the lower 48 United States in one image. It shows only streets, no other information. Yet you can discern mountains and cities and other topographical information because the streets flow around the geography. (via Kottke)