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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
Does Beyonce Make Fun Of Kim Kardashian ‘Breaking The Internet’ In New Track ‘Top Off’?
Wait — did Beyonce shade two ladies in her ‘Top Off’ verse? After fans were convinced she dissed Tiffany Haddish, more ..
Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore – Billy The Kid And Geronimo
Downey To Lubbock, is a collaboration between Dave Alvin (the founder of seminal punk roots band The Blasters) and Jimmie ..
David Sedaris Creates a List of His 10 Favorite Jazz Tracks: Stream Them Online
Image by WBUR, via Wikimedia Commons You can’t read far into David Sedaris’ writing without encountering his father Lou, a curmudgeonly, ..
2018 Warped Tour Takes Us Back In Time With Lineup Reveal: Sum 41, Simple Plan & More
The Vans Warped Tour is coming to an end in 2018, but its going out with a memorable bang. Sum 41, Simple Plan and more have signed up and we’ve ..
Hear Music Played on the Viola Organista, a Piano That Sounds Like a Violin, Which Leonardo da Vinci Invented, But Never Heard
The most illustrious of inventors, Leonardo da Vinci, was not moved by conventional ideas about success. He took commission after commission ..
Enter the Cover Art Archive: A Massive Collection of 800,000 Album Covers from the 1950s through 2018
When I get to muttering in my beard about kids today, the subject oft turns to digital music and how everything sounds the same and looks ..
Hear Rick Wakeman’s Musical Adaptation of Jules Verne’s Journey to the Centre of the Earth, “One of Prog Rock’s Crowning Achievements”
So unfashionable for so long, progressive rock has lately come in for a re-evaluation. The qualities that current music critics have come ..
Mad Mackerel Recommends… Zoe Boekbinder & Dustin Hamman
Among Horses is a wonderful collaborative project from the Son Canciones label. They put two musicians who do not know each other in a horse ..
Split Single From Pony Boy & Emma Swift – Covering Neil Young
Nashville label and small press, Cosmic Thug Records, will release a digital split single from Emma Swift and Pony Boy next week ..
Cattle Decapitation and supports 14 th of Feb 2018 Corner Hotel
Review & Phots by: Mark J. Been waiting forever to see the headliner as I missed their last tour. The venue was packed with punters ..
Underrated Albums That You Want the World to Know About: What’s on Your List?
This is not an easy post to write. I am going to talk about something personal. Yes, it’s time to discuss underrated albums, a term ..
5 Seconds Of Summer Makes Epic Comeback With New Song ‘Want You Back’ & Tour Dates
5SOS fans, the day has finally arrived. Yes, your favorite Aussies are back, and you can listen to their comeback song ‘Want You Back’ ..
Watch Joan Baez Endearingly Imitate Bob Dylan (1972)
Joan Baez was already heralded as the “Queen of Folk” by the time Robert Zimmerman aka Bob Dylan arrived in New York City. Many ..
Happy New Year 2018! MUSIC FROM BOMBEATS WEEKLY PLAYLISTS
Happy New Year 2018!! I almost forgot about my blog this year because it’s gone by so fast and it, well, just slipped my mind. The dream ..
Massive Archive of 78RPM Records Now Digitized & Put Online: Stream 78,000 Early 20th Century Records from Around the World
Last summer we checked in with the Internet Archive’s Great 78 Project, a volunteer effort to digitize thousands of 78rpm records—the ..
What Made John Entwistle One of the Great Rock Bassists? Hear Isolated Tracks from “Won’t Get Fooled Again,” “Baba O’Riley” & “Pinball Wizard”
Drummer Keith Moon was surely the most kinetic member of The Who—which is really saying a lot—but he was not the band’s ..
Watch 3000 Years of Art, a 1968 Experimental Film That Takes You on a Visual Journey Through 3,000 Years of Fine Art
Even if we can’t name them, we’ve all seen hundreds of the most important paintings in art history, and even if we can’t ..
Sade Set to Return with ‘Wrinkle in Time’ Song ‘Flower of the Universe’
By Scott T. Sterling R&B legend Sade is set to reveal her first original new music in eight years. Related: Drake Gets Another Sade ..
Hear a 19-Hour Playlist of Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Favorite Music: Schubert, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, and… Yvette Guilbert
Among his many varied interests—which, in addition to philosophy, included aeronautical engineering and architecture—Ludwig ..
Migos, Arcade Fire and James Bay and Set for ‘Saturday Night Live’
By Scott T. Sterling Saturday Night Live is bringing the heat for the month of March. Related: Watch Migos Cook Actual Stir-Fry in New Alternative ..
Post Malone Reveals 2018 North American Tour Dates with 21 Savage
By Scott T. Sterling Post Malone is taking his show on the road. The “Rockstar” rapper has teamed up with 21 Savage to make ..