Japan is probably the coolest country in the world. It's the country of anime, manga, gadgets, robotics, vending machines, high speed trains, cars, capsule hotels, ninjas, sweets, motorcycles, modern buildings, adult women in school costumes and... jazz. Yes, Japanese people love jazz and make awesome jazz. So what's more Japenese
Pittsburgh local musician and social media personality "Weird Paul" Petroskey is the subject of a new feature documentary film.
While Weird Paul may not be a household name across America, in Pittsburgh, he’s an underground star in the rock scene and has an impressive discography of about forty tapes and LP’s.
Two months ago the Japanese inventor and entrepreneur Ikutaro Kakehashi (also known by the nickname Taro) died at the age of 87. He was the founder of the revolutionary music intstrument brand Roland. His most famous invention is probably the Roland TR-808 drum machine.
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Roald Dahl was a genius. Mel Stuart was a genius. Gene Wilder was a genius. Jack Albertson was a genius.
So, if you want to convert a movie scene that was made by the mentioned geniuses into a drum and saxophone dialogue, you need two more geniuses, like John Coltrane and Art
The Youtube Discovery of the Week is Steff Koeppen and her band Steff and the Articles.
Yesterday, I searched for The Mars Volta's Inertiatic ESP and Koeppen's cover showed up in the search results of Youtube. Inertiatic ESP is a hard song name to spell, but even a harder song
As a fan of ACDC I was genuinely entertained by this video. Being in my early 40's I frequently find myself asking the yoooots (AKA youth) of today about earlier bands only to be disappointed time and time again. I recently asked someone closer to my age about Tears for
After 7 years the Gorillaz are back with a new album. Yesterday 2-D (lead vocals, keyboards) and Murdoc Niccals (bass guitar and vocals) were interviewed by the British radio DJ Mistajam at the YouTube Space in London. The other two band members, Noodle (lead guitar) and Russel Hobbs (drums and