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The Who – Athena May 25, 2009

Who knew we had an ode to Athena magazine?

 

Al Green’s “Love and Happiness” May 8, 2009

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Musical collaboration April 24, 2009

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musicA place for audio collaboration for anyone with ideas in sound.

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=86082662036

1. Post links to your audio idea files UNDER THE LINKS SECTION – traffic noise, guitar riffs, rants, appliance recordings, birdsongs, unfinished compositions, old orphaned unfinished projects from your hard drive… If you don’t have anyplace to store files online you can link to, just do a search on “online file storage.” It’s pretty simple to upload sound files to share. *

2. Visit frequently to see what others have posted – take what you want from what you find. You can record or download files that are unmodified by other members, or you can add something additional to a modified project.

3. Modify what you’ve taken in some way – add, subtract, collapse, digest, excrete….

4. Post a link to the result of your modification.

* Current group members have used http://www.esnips.com, http://www.box.net and http://www.zshare.net/, and http://drop.io and may be able to answer questions.

PLEASE POST LINKS TO YOUR AUDIO FILES UNDER THE LINKS SECTION SO EVERYONE CAN FIND THEM EASILY.

 

Euclid’s proof of Pythagorean Theorem, sung in Swedish April 19, 2009

If only we could have learned the Euclidean proofs like this …

 

Brigitte Bardot vs Getz/Gilberto: The Girl from Ipanema April 5, 2009

 

iPod shuffle: Small is the new big March 12, 2009

mainLet everyone else have their full-size iPods and iPhones. I, for one, love the iPod shuffle, for its size, simplicity and price. And now it’s gotten even better with the newest version: 1000 songs and 4GB. Really, do you need any more than that? And it’s so small (no bigger than a key) that you know for sure the subway mugger will snag the big old iPod flaunted by the label-snob consumer next to you long before discovering or caring that this tiny box of happiness and loud-convo muffler is clipped to your lapel. Now with free engraving and voice-over capability. I can never find prices on the Apple site, but I paid $50 for mine. Get small here.

 

See Jazz Bombshell Marilyn Kleinberg Wed. February 22, 2009

marilyn1Jazz music lovers alert: This Wednesday, our favorite jazz singer Marilyn Kleinberg will be performing at the Bowery Wine Company for one night only. The trio will include: Marilyn on vocals, Saul Rubin on guitar and Pat O’Leary on bass. Read recent Athena post on Marilyn.

When: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm Location: Bowery Wine Company Street: 13 E. 1st St. City/Town: New York, NY. Contact InfoPhone: 2126140800. Learn more about Marilyn or order her CD here.



 

Target’s Alex McQueen Party: Tonight, NYC and Free! February 14, 2009

Note: The real reason to go is to attend my colorist Laura’s boyfriend’s band gig here. Golden Pyramid is the B-52s of the 21st century!

target-steve-mcqueen-mcq-market-08The bi-annual Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City have always ushered in a few surprises. And this season is no different as the show kicked off this morning at Bryant Park. Splashed across the back page of The Daily – Front Row, the official trade paper of the show, was the announcement of a pop-up shop between British designer Alexander McQueen and discount retail giant Target. The pop-up store, named Target McQ Market, will offer exclusive items by the famed designer at affordable everyday prices. The store will only exist for 2 DAYS ONLY, starting tomorrow, February 14th, at Noon, till Sunday, February 15th. The store is located at the very Westside of Manhattan, in 330 West Street. If you are in the great New York City, you wouldn’t want to miss this opportunity. Editor Note: Knowing that many out-of-towners are in New York City this week, we have included a visual, step-by-step, walking direction to the storefront. Check it out after the jump. Target x Alexander McQueen – Target McQ Market 330 West Street | Map New York, NY 10014 Event Date: February 14th (Tomorrow!) – February 15th (Sunday) | Noon – 10 pm

For more info, click here.

 

Too Cool January 7, 2009

CoolHunter BlogIt’s been around for a bit, but lest anyone forget, CoolHunter is one fab culture blog. As CoolHunter sees it, cool is a state of mind and that gives license to explore everything from music to fashion to design to books and more … so much more … like 20 categories of cool more. CoolHunter does all the traipsing about so you don’t have to, because we all know that it can be hard work to stay cool. Get cool here.

 

Why Allee Willis is my hero January 2, 2009

When I grow up, I want to be just like Allee. Here’s why:

(FYI, Allee has written  Earth, Wind and Fire’s September song and many other great tunes.)