D.I.Y Disasters (And Occasional Successes)Part 3: “Still Fighting On”
Varukers …just time for one more song… Spring 98 I had 3 gigs under my belt and my 4th one imminent – 3 days after my 3rd gig. ..
How the Ornate Tapestries from the Age of Louis XIV Were Made (and Are Still Made Today)
“Time is the warp and matter the weft of the woven texture of beauty in space, and death is the hurling shuttle.” — Annie ..
Beautifully Designed Map Shows the Literal Translations of Country Names: “Place of Abundant Fish” (Panama), “Land of Many Rabbits” (Spain), and More
Recently we featured a world map that labels each country not with its name in English, but its name in its own language. That surely proved ..
HAPPY S T. PATRICK’S DAY TO ALL. CELEBRATE WITH A FREE TEMPLARS OF DOOM DOWNLOAD!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all London Celtic Punks and supporters! Eat, drink and be merry and raise a glass to those who are gone. ..
David Byrne Creates a Playlist of Creative Music From Africa & the Caribbean—or What One Nameless President Has Called “Shithole Countries”
Image by LivePict, via Wikimedia Commons However many shades of disgust that may have run through me when a certain world leader referred ..
Chris Shary (Awesome Artist’s in Punk Rock Part 2)
I was totally stoked when the very awesome Chris Shary agreed to do an interview with Bloggin Rotten. Chris Shary has provided the artwork ..
Stephen Hawking Picks the Music (and One Novel) He’d Spend Eternity With: Stream the Playlist Online
Image by NASA, via Wikimedia Commons In Aspen, Colorado they hold a music festival every year and, in 1995, Stephen Hawking—who joined ..
Watch “Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on The 405,” the New Oscar-Winning Portrait of an Artist
A quick fyi: IndieWire has made available on its YouTube channel “Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on The 405,” a 40-minute documentary ..
Out-now: GAUNG JAGAT ENSEMBLES – Studio Sessions 2016 (2018)
Gaung Jagat Ensemble adalah grup musik string-quartet eksperimental yang dibentuk oleh Rully Shabara, vokalis dari duo neotribal, Senyawa ..
H.P. Lovecraft Writes “Waste Paper: A Poem of Profound Insignificance,” a Devastating Parody of T.S. Eliot’s “The Waste Land” (1923)
Image by Lucius B. Truesdell and Lady Morrell, via Wikimedia Commons Howard Phillips Lovecraft, as his ever-growing fan base knows, ..
Enter Digital Archives of the 1960s Fluxus Movement and Explore the Avant-Garde Art of John Cage, Yoko Ono, John Cale, Nam June Paik & More
When it comes to the influence of the arts on everyday life, it can seem like our reality derives far more from Jeff Koons’ “augmented ..
Stephen Hawking (RIP) Explains His Revolutionary Theory of Black Holes with the Help of Chalkboard Animations
Stephen Hawking died last night at age of 76. I can think of no better, brief social media tribute than that from the @thetweetofgod: “It’s ..
The Lighter Side of Stephen Hawking: The Physicist Cracks Jokes and a Smile with John Oliver
In our tribute to Stephen Hawking earlier today, we discussed the intellectual legacy of the departed physicist, paying particular attention ..
ALBUM REVIEW: CLAN OF CELTS- ‘Beggars, Celts And Madmen’ (2018)
A new(ish!) London band fusing together all their musical experiences and influences ranging from Rock, Metal, Country, Punk and of course ..
Download 10,000 of the First Recordings of Music Ever Made, Thanks to the UCSB Cylinder Audio Archive
Three minutes with the minstrels / Arthur Collins, S. H. Dudley & Ancient City. Edison Record. 1899. Long before vinyl records, ..
Take a Long, Strange Trip and Stream a 346-Hour Chronological Playlist of Live Grateful Dead Performances (1966-1995)
I am not a Deadhead nor an expert on the Grateful Dead, by any means. I am an occasional listener and, one might say, occasional enthusiast ..
An Archive of 20,000 Movie Posters from Czechoslovakia (1930-1989)
We couldn’t possibly ignore, here at Open Culture, the glory of movie posters: from the film noir era, from Martin Scorsese’s ..
70,000+ Religious Texts Digitized by Princeton Theological Seminary, Letting You Immerse Yourself in the Curious Works of Great World Religions
It is maybe easy for those unfamiliar with the study of religion to reduce the academic discipline to a ponderous exercise—self-serious, ..
CITY OF CATERPILLAR – Yogyakarta 2018 (info tiket presale)
Info detail, cek akun Instagram dari Nachos and Cheese, selaku promotornya. Untuk pembelian tiket pre-sale nya klik ke sini.
D.I.Y Disasters (And Occasional Successes) Part 2: “Look Mum, I’m On The Radio”
Rikki from Red Flag 77 looking for the missing 5 punters Spring 98 – Flushed with moderate success after my first gig I was now planning ..
ALBUM REVIEW: KRAKIN’ KELLYS- ‘Promised Land’ (2018)
What happens when traditional Irish Folk’n’Roll meets American Punk music? A rather unique blend, courtesy of Belgian Krakin ..