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Music Monday: Koop

I found this rather addictive online game, Red. Of course, I only play it when I am, er, compiling. Um, yeah. That’s the ticket. The thing is, the game also has a great soundtrack, which introduced me to a band called Koop. Their music alternates between eerie ambient and big-band-ish. They may have a big-band […]

Music Monday: Killer Queen

Freddie Mercury’s Birthday was celebrated with great fanfare last week all over the interwebs. So a bit late, but here is Killer Queen. Because you can never have too much of Queen.

ICP and Jack White cover Mozart. NSFW.

Insane Clown Posse and Jack White are working together. That, by itself, should send people to stock on water and non-perishable food. But having them cover Mozart (which they pronounce “MOHZZZ-art) is worthy of a trip to the gun store as well. Having rediscovered “Leck mich im Arsch” (lick my ass, Mozart’s scatological party hit […]

Music Monday: Us, Today

  The best description I have for this talented trio is a acid / free  jazz with a bebop groove. Anyhow, these cats from Cincinnati sure can play. Kristin Agee – Vibraphone, Keyboard/Electronic Sounds, Joel Griggs – Guitar, Quena, Drones, Jeff Mellott – Drums, Percussive Sounds. Their first CD is coming out mid-September. Look for them […]

Music Monday: Move It

Balkan Beat Box, with some good advice for me, and for anyone else with a grant proposal deadline tomorrow:

Music Monday Double Feature: They are Climate Scientists

Australian climate scientists lip-syncing “I’m a Climate Scientist” from Hungry Beast. (Warning: profane language.)

Music Monday: 4th of July Special

The obligatory Hendrix. Watch Jimi Hendrix – Star Spangled Banner in Music  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

Music Monday: Playing for Change

The Playing for Change Foundation is dedicated to musical education worldwide. From their mission statement: A decade ago a small group of documentary filmmakers set out with a dream to create a film rooted in the music of the streets. Not only has that dream been realized, it has blossomed into a global sensation called Playing […]

Music Monday (late): Hey Jude Flowchart

Wow, I’ve been busier than a one-legged man in an ass-kicking contest. So busy I forgot Music Monday.   So here’s a flowchart of Hey Jude. Enjoy.  

Music Monday: Start Wearing Purple

Because you can never have too much Gogol Bordello.  

Music Monday: the Grand Rapids Lipdub

5,000 people in Grand Rapids Michigan USA were involved in this project. From the YouTube Comments: The Grand Rapids LipDub Video was filmed May 22nd, with 5,000 people, and involved a major shutdown of downtown Grand Rapids, which was filled with marching bands, parades, weddings, motorcades, bridges on fire, and helicopter take offs. It is […]

Psychedelic Monday: Half Full Glass of Wine

Tame Impala

Psychedelic Monday: Sploosh!

Music: Ozric Tentacles. Featuring marine life. Mix by Bonci. Highlights: 0:33 Dolphin chasing ring bubble 2:02 Humpback(?) tailfin 2:58 Whale shark swimming with dolphins 3:44 & 4:07 Humpback baleen-syncing 4:11 Manta Ray 5:58 Human and dolphin kiss

Bio-Linux. Now available in the Cloud

For some time now, NERC has been providing us with Bio-Linux. If you don’t want to be bothered with installing all the essential bioinformatic software for your Ubuntu box, you can install Bio-Linux, either as a a Linux distro for installation from scratch, or as a set of packages for an already existing Debian or Ubuntu […]

Psychedelic Monday: Interstellar Overdrive

Pink Floyd, with Syd Barrett.