The EasyStar All-Stars are a reggae collective with a rotating cast of singers and musicians from New York’s reggae, ska, jazz, and dub scene. Using their musical skills and reggae roots, they transform (already good) popular albums into something a little more dub. Their first album, Dub Side of the Moon, was a reggae re-imagining […]
We had to pick two winners, because we think both of these bands are awesome. Actually, we really dug all of your suggestions (except we aren’t sure who this “Grateful Dead” band is), and are bummed that we can’t carry all of their merchandise. Winner number one, with an overwhelming majority vote: photo by Michelle […]
Here are some of the coolest music videos out there (we think so, anyway)! Sugarcube by Yo La Tengo [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDgpQBaziy0&hl=en_US&fs=1&] Also, Let Forever Be by the Chemical Brothers has an awesome video, but we were not able to embed it. View it here instead. We would love to know what you thought about these […]
This week, we thought we would show you another side of musical acts: awesome videos and hilariously terrible album covers! First up, what happens when things go awry. Stay tuned for awesome music videos, coming up next!
photo by Gilbert R., via Flickr In June, the House of Representatives passed legislation to cut global warming pollution, build a clean energy economy and reduce our dependence on foreign oil. Now it is up to the Senate to pass a similar bill and more than a dozen Senators have yet to say how they […]
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The Brew are a quartet from Amesbury, Massachusetts that cull their inspiration and influence from a variety of genres. Flowing from rock to funk to reggae to jazz, sometimes in a single song, these guys like to jam it out. Though their musical output is far from constant parody, they show off their sense of […]
When the tradition of hanging Tibetan prayer flags began more than 2000 years ago, Tibet was ruled by warlords who carried their own flags into battle. The native people took this as their inspiration but spun the intent on its axis when they made their own flags to honor the nature gods of Bon, their […]
Beirut was originally the solo music project of New Mexico native Zach Condon. Only 19 at the time, Condon recorded much of the first Beirut album, Gulag Orkestar, alone in his bedroom, playing all the instruments and then looping them over each other. He finished it in a proper studio with the help of Heather […]
Playing for Change is a multimedia music project created to bring together musicians from all over the world to “inspire, connect, and bring peace to the world through music.” It began with a mobile recording studio, used to record artists in many different places, all playing the song “Stand by Me” in their own individual […]
image from State Library & Archives of Florida Lacking light bulbs, our lives would be pretty dim and smell constantly of of candle wax. It’s certainly lovely to have electric lights from a pragmatic perspective, and there are a myriad options for making them pretty, like star lamps or chandeliers. You may buy a lamp […]
Neon 90’s Sunglasses (only $6!) Do you ever get the feeling that wearing sunglasses can make you invisible? Of course not literally, but it feels like people don’t really know who you are or what you’re up to when they can’t see your eyes. Interestingly, the first “sunglasses” were made not as protection […]
Buffalo plaid checkered hipster scarf (only $7) Gather round for the history lesson of the day! Did you know that scarves date at least back to ancient Rome? They weren’t worn for fashion or comfort but basically as a portable towel used by Roman men to wipe their faces after exercise. Eventually these extra pieces […]
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