BETTER LIVING THRU LIVING
featuring delicious audio and video found on the web, wonderful art, design, the dinner theater otherwise known as the U.S. political landscape, idaho politics when it's juicy, theoretical science and the cosmos at large, things to do in boise idaho, and above all, questions about the meaning of life without the internet.
All music should be shareware. Just as with software, you want to preview, evaluate, and pass along good music to others--in the process of buying it.
Find a way of getting music from the musician to their audience that's inexpensive and supports musicians. Otherwise, musical diversity will continue to greatly suffer under the current system where only mega-hits make money.
Musicians need to be in control and enjoy the process of having their music released. The systematic destruction of musician's lives is unacceptable: musicians are very close to staging a revolution (and some already have).
Creativity needs to be encouraged: today's copyright system of "all rights reserved" is too strict. We support the Creative Commons "some rights reserved" system, which allows derivative works, sampling and no-cost non-commercial use. -Magnatune
"For three weeks this fall, midtown Manhattan will be the stage for Musical,
a series of spontaneous actions orchestrated by artist and filmmaker
Dara Friedman. From dawn to dusk, and occasionally even in the middle
of the night, office workers, mothers, schoolchildren, taxi drivers,
doormen, tourists, divas, and grandparents will break into song,
creating unexpected musical events and serendipitous urban moments for
all who encounter them. Throughout the course of the project, nearly
one hundred individual actions will take place throughout the day and
night, weekdays only, in the blocks between Grand Central Station and
Central Park South, and between Broadway and Park Avenue.
will take place from September 17 to October 5 throughout midtown
Manhattan, in locations between Grand Central Station and Central Park
South, and Broadway and Park Avenue. Performances are unannounced and
will take place throughout the day and night. For up to date
information please check publicartfund.org. "
check out the media blog for the simpsons theme songcovered by one man playing two guitars simultaneously and inspector gadget theme songcovered by one man playing one flute and his human beatbox - featuring a break into axle f (the only song i can still play on the piano from memory) - from earfarm
Utterly obscure 45rpm single featuring jazz organist Larry Young -
released on a local New Jersey label - undated, but presumably from his
early 70's 'Lawrence of Newark' phase - once dubbed 'The Coltrane of
the Organ' - from Waxadermy