Sometimes words, photos and music work together in unplanned ways. The Pat Metheny Group’s tune “Dismantling Utopia,” from their album “Quartet,” came on as I finished reading the New York Times Magazine’s piece on Treece, KS. That town on the Kansas/Oklahoma border was founded nearly 100 years ago for mining lead and zinc. It was dismantled during the [...]
We love hearing all the bird songs this time of year, but rarely get to to hear them play heavy metal. In an installation two years ago at The Curve, in London, Céleste Boursier-Mougenot built an aviary for a flock of zebra finches, then set them up to rock with electric guitars and other musical instruments. As the [...]
How cool is this? The Boulder Public Library has a new service called Freegal Music, which allows cardholders to download free songs from a database that includes Sony Music Entertainment‘s entire catalog. That means free access to hundreds of thousands of songs and more than 100 genres, according to a story in the Daily Camera. [...]
Every once in a while we just need some pure pop to get us through our workday.