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Tom Waits: Mule Variations Album Review | Pitchfork
The album- closing bittersweet mid- tempo rocker tradition has never seen a better entry than "Come On Up to the House," and the strange, out- of- phase falsetto backing vocals on "Black Market Baby" are alone worth the price of admission.
music  album  review  tomwaits 
october 2019 by kme
George Clinton at the Funk Museum in downtown Dayton
Ohio Players, Steve Arrington’s Hall of Fame, Zapp, Faze-O, Heatwave, Sun, Slave and Lakeside.
funk  music  ohio  dayton 
july 2019 by kme
GitHub - keshavbhatt/olivia: Elegant music player for LINUX
Elegant music player for LINUX . Contribute to keshavbhatt/olivia development by creating an account on GitHub.
streamingaudio  music  multimedia  youtube  app  qt 
june 2019 by kme
Rhiannon Giddens Forms 'Our Native Daughters' to Reclaim the Soul of Country Music
The gaze of the camera, however, does not rest on her, the victim’s face. It rests on her husband, the man who was “wronged” as an impetus for him to rebel against his white oppressors—and as I sat in the little theater in New York City, I found myself furious. Furious at the moment in a long history of moments of the pain and suffering of black women being used to justify a man’s actions; at her own emotion and reaction being literally written out of the frame. The idea of taking historical words and notions and observations about slavery and making art with them then came to me.

There is surely racism in this country—it’s baked into our oldest institutions—just as there is sexism, millennia old. At the intersection of the two stands the African-American woman. Used, abused, ignored, and scorned, she has in the face of these things been unbelievably brave, groundbreaking, and insistent. Black women have historically had the most to lose, and have therefore been the fiercest fighters for justice—in large, public ways that are only beginning to be highlighted, and in countless domestic ways that will most likely never be acknowledged.
music  folkmusic  blackamerica  history  album 
february 2019 by kme
The Bruno Mars Controversy Proves People Don’t Understand Cultural Appropriation
There is no universally accepted definition of the term, but it generally relates to the use of the art, artifacts, symbology or anything of cultural significance to a minority or nondominant group of people by a person who is not in that group.

What separates cultural appropriation from a cultural exchange or paying homage is when someone “borrows” an item or symbol of cultural significance without acknowledgment, attribution or permission. One of the other hallmarks of appropriation is using someone’s culture to demean, make fun of or diminish it.
music  culturalappropriation  explained 
march 2018 by kme
The Rolling Stones & Eddie Vedder - Wild Horses - Live OFFICIAL - YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/
Does eddie vedder do a tune with every single band ever? Swear to god I was having my rice crispies the other day and that fucker pops up and helps me finish them
music  video  forthecomments 
october 2017 by kme
Auld Lang Syne - Wikipedia
The song's Scots title may be translated into standard English as "old long since", or more idiomatically, "long long ago",[5] "days gone by" or "old times". Consequently, "For auld lang syne", as it appears in the first line of the chorus, might be loosely translated as "for (the sake of) old times".


See also: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8NSKN5Dlk8
music  uk 
september 2017 by kme
French radio streams (FIP, mainly)… : French [https://www.reddit.com/]
Following the basic advice from this thread: search for ".mp3" in the page source.
fip  streaming  internetradio  eclectic  music  solution 
august 2017 by kme
The Appeal of the Coachella Way of Life - The New Yorker
If Coachella does have one marker of identity, it is clothing. For women, this is a highly specific and much-derided uniform of cutoff denim shorts, long flowing dresses, and culturally insensitive headdresses. These aesthetic signifiers of bohemia have become so aligned with Coachella that retailers now use Coachella in product descriptions to stoke buying impulses. A search for “Coachella” on ASOS, the popular e-commerce site, pulls up a collection of fringed garments. H & M (a Coachella sponsor) has launched its own “Coachella collection”—marketed to festival attendees and non-attendees alike—also with many fringed pieces. On Etsy, a “Coachella” search surfaces more than twenty-four thousand results, the pages of which could serve as satire of a festival-wear guidebook: denim cutoffs, jangly ankle bracelets, crocheted cropped halter tops, aviator sunglasses with mini plastic daisies affixed to the rims, tie-dyed fanny packs, and an excess of flower crowns. Largely thanks to Coachella, flower crowns have become so ubiquitous that Courtney Love has written them off altogether: “Flower crowns are over. Fuck flower crowns,” she told Style.com in 2014. The Coachella audience seems undeterred. There’s even a flower-crown filter on Snapchat.
culture  la  music  festival  commercialism  cooptation 
april 2017 by kme
Harry Belafonte:Day-O (The Banana Boat Song) Lyrics | LyricWikia | Fandom powered by Wikia [http://lyrics.wikia.com/]
A beautiful bunch o' ripe banana
Daylight come and me wan' go home
Hide the deadly black tarantula
Daylight come and me wan' go home
lyrics  music 
october 2016 by kme
Hear the "Seikilos Epitaph," the Oldest Complete Song in the World: An Inspiring Tune from 100 BC | Open Culture
While you live, shine

have no grief at all

life exists only for a short while

and time demands its toll.
music 
may 2015 by kme
Wiki Inventor Ward Cunningham with John Gage - YouTube
Synchronicity: Improv jazz http://www.ted.com/talks/charles_limb_your_brain_on_improv

Oxford U press - "A Pattern Language" Christopher Alexander; "The Nature of Order"; "The Timeless Way of Building"


Create a wiki a year (for graduating classes).
wardswiki  wiki  video  history  music  synchronicity  levelingup  apl  programming  education  wikipedia 
december 2014 by kme
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