Currently Browsing: Music

smash, smash, SMASH!

As promised, here’s the autotune of Kai the Hitchhiker…... read more

Obama U2 Oops

Was watching the Democratic National Convention tonight, and noticed a bit a poor, though obviously unintentional choice in music. The DNC killed the RNC overall. When Obama was introduced and came out to accept the nomination U2‘s song City of Blinding Lights played. On the surface, no big deal right? U2 played it live at his inauguration, it has  themes of rebuilding, Obama has listed it as one of... read more

Searching for Sugar Man

I book-ended my long weekend with documentaries. Earlier today I watched Searching for Sugar Man. The first thing I need to say is: go see it! It’s a combination mystery and music doc, and fantastic story about a Detroit-based musician – Rodriguez –  who put out two albums in the early 1970s, and then disappeared. The albums flopped in North America, and  Rodriguez, well, disappeared. On... read more

Mr. Rogers Remixed

I don’t know what to say about this, except it’s amazing and nostalgic. My Dad still tells tales of having to endure my love of the Mr. Rogers show. If you like the “Mr. Rogers” re-mix, the same guy John Boswell has all sorts of similar projects, including The Symphony of Science, on his YouTube channel.  ... read more