Tag Archives: music

Live Stream: Burning Man 2015

A remote camera is slowing panning the playa at Burning Man, where dust storms occasionally will obscure your view. I imagine things will be more visually interesting after dark, but for now you can watch thousands of people navigate their bikes among the installations and art cars.  The Man burns tomorrow night and things wrap up for most on Monday.

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Viral Video Of The Day

2.7M views for this clip of a woman demonstrating polyphonic overtone singing – also known as throat singing. IO9 raves: “The whole thing is worth a watch, but the part at 3:25, where she moves the fundamental and overtone in opposite directions, had me shaking my head in disbelief.”

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Burning Man 2014 By Drone

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At Burning Man 2014

A beautiful film by popular YouTuber Dr. Yes.

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Open Thread Thursday

Yesterday’s kitty-EDM thread reminded me of the hilarious opera clip below. Share with us your favorite YouTube performance clips – whatever you return to for quick mood elevation. And stick around for the final notes below.

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Top Ten Hipster Neighborhoods

So says Forbes Magazine. The San Francisco-based startup Nextdoor.com helped us dig through data on more than 250 neighborhoods in the biggest U.S. cities. We assessed each area’s walkability according to Walkscore.com; the number of neighborhood coffee shops per capita (with some help from NPD Group’s report); the assortment of local food trucks (and their ranking according to Zagat’s); the ...

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Lana Del Rey – National Anthem

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Mister Rogers: Remixed

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David Lynch – Crazy Clown Time

If you’ve got any acid lying around, drop it now.

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New Site: The DJ Breitbart Project

SRSLY.

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Symphony Of Science – Evolution

(Tipped by JMG reader Brian)

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Tweet Of The Day – Justin Bond

UNRELATED: You might enjoy this showstopping fan favorite from the Tony-nominated Kiki & Herb, aka Justin Bond and Kenny Mellman.

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Afternoon View – Sheet Music

Considering that I can hardly find middle C these days, it kind of amazes me that I used to take piano lessons and do recitals up until age ten. Anway, above is the sheet music from my first recital at age six. (We think.)

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Jessica Lowndes – I Wish I Was Gay

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Film Composer John Barry Dies At 77

Five-time Oscar winning film composer John Barry has died at the age of 77. Here’s a few of my favorites from his lengthy filmography.

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Pogo – Wishery

Pogo is the 21 year-old video artist from Perth, Australia formerly known as Fagottron. Now that he’s officially working for Pixar, he’s going by Pogo. (His real name is Nick Bertke.) Many of his tracks are available for free download at LastFM. Here’s his take on Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs.

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The Rent Is Too Damn Funky

Rent Is Too Damn High Party candidate Jimmy McMillan, whose now-famous rant at the New York gubernatorial debate landed him the highest honor for whackadoodles everywhere, an SNL Weekend Update parody, is releasing an album of original songs. The New York Times has posted the first single, What Is This?, which actually isn’t terrible. Below are other snippets from the ...

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Free Trent Reznor Downloads

Trent Reznor is offering a free download of a five-track EP from his coming soundtrack to The Social Network, which will be released on September 28th. The download is live for the next 24 hours only.

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20% Of Teens Have Some Hearing Loss

The incidence of partial hearing loss among teenagers is soaring, according to a just-released study out of Massachusetts. And experts are naturally pointing to the iPod and similar devices. The study of thousands of 12 to 19-year-olds found the number of them suffering from partial hearing loss jumped by 30 per cent between the early 1990 s and 2005-06. The ...

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Iran Bans Music

A month after banning the ownership of pet dogs, Iran’s Exalted Glorious Supreme Islamic Leader has banned the teaching or playing of music, saying it is “not compatible” with Islamic values. In some of the most extreme comments by a senior regime figure since the 1979 revolution, Khamenei said: “Although music is halal, promoting and teaching it is not compatible ...

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