RIP Gil Scott-Heron
An inspired man, to say the least. NPR STORY We owe it to ourselves to remember his work.
The Color Spectrum
First listen to the ‘best of’ album. “Filth and Squalor” (Black) - 4:01 “Deny it All” (Red) - 3:34 “But There’s Wolves?” (Orange) - 4:04 “She’s Always Singing” (Yellow) - 2:40 “Things That Hide Away” (Green) - 3:24 “The Canopy” (Green) - 3:52 “Trapdoor” (Blue) - 3:54 “What Time Taught...
i make shiny things: Not cool Urban Outfitters,... →
imakeshinythings: One of my lovely customers sent me a message today with this link. And here is my United/World of Love line: My heart sank a little bit. The World/United States of Love line that I created is one of the reasons that I was able to quit my full-time job. They even stole the… lame, urban. lame.
"Admiration for a quality or an art can be so...
- this is such truth.
how Nintendo teaches music →
Nico Muhly, one of my favorite living composers, explains how late-night Super Mario Bros. sessions at a friends house taught him the emotional impact of certain musical devices. _Billy
I’d love to see this.
The Good Heart
interesting way to spend an evening anyway. The music is just great. an Icelandic duo called Slowblow did it, really good stuff.
lyrics to a song I wrote years ago. The chorus just escapes me.
It smells like rain.
I feel a little better.
Radiohead to play King of Limbs on TV
Strive to be so kind that even your silent...
Mandi Tully is a super rad person, with some great things to say.
Thoughts On Moving Mountains- Waves
Moving Mountains is a group fronted by a man named Greg Dunn. I’d like to pretend that he, along with the other guys backing him up, have some sort of blood connection to me. It could be the modest attitude toward accomplishment that I idolize. Or just that their new “image” as a band is more or less “hey, we dress pretty well”. But that’s not what breaks...
It Was Really, Really Gray.
I’d forgotten to look. The deep crevasses in the side of the cold concrete looked all the more peculiar, the desaturation of the day revealing the usually over-shadowed particulars of the stiff stronghold of civilization. A man stands without remorse. A mind full of pleasure at the thought of his fear dissipating with each new volley of wind-propelled atmosphere. The little fears, of a lost...
You know how people always say ‘don’t hold your breath?’ Well, sometimes, I...– (via youarebeautiful)
Wandering Allowed/Wondering Aloud: I’m not going... →
brendanekstrom: I’m not going to say a lot about this because I haven’t totally wrapped my head around it yet, but I have to say, it’s a surreal feeling to see and hear people rejoicing in someone’s death. It’s happening all around me right now. Bin Laden is reportedly dead and many Americans are responding with…