Jim and Dan talk about Apple’s stock movement, Apple acquisitions, the Beard Calendar, Amazon’s Drones, Slash’s pickups, and more.
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13 - A Story About You.You listen to a podcast. You check the episode description to see what is in store this time. It is a different kind of description than you are used to. You suspect the episode will be a different kind of episode than you are used to. You listen.
Weather: "You Don’t Know" by Mount Moon. mountmoon.bandcamp.com
Music: Disparition, disparition.info
Logo: Rob Wilson, silastom.com
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Following the A-Side of Mastertapes with Billy Bragg, where Billy discussed the making of his self-proclaimed ‘difficult’ third album ‘Talking With The Taxman About Poetry’ comes the B-Side. In this edition Billy Bragg responds to questions from the audience at Maida Vale Studios with more exclusive perfomances and revealing insights. He considers the state of protest songs today, reveals what music he is writing at the moment and explains what poetry he would discuss with today’s taxman. And he plays excerpts from the album live in front of the audience.
‘Talking With The Taxman About Poetry’ - Billy Bragg talks to John Wilson about how the self-proclaimed ‘difficult’ third album was written and created with a guitar he bought when he was out shopping for swimming trunks… he explains how a film about the James Brothers helped him write "There’s Power In A Union’… and describes how Andy Kershaw’s inability to shut up led him to writing ‘Levi Stubbs’ Tears’. And he plays excerpts from the album live in front of the audience.
Being an African-American fighting in the jungles of Vietnam meant always getting the most dangerous missions, and sometimes having to save the lives of the
Collective Cadenza, or CDZA for short, is a loose-knit group of musicians — many of them graduates of Juilliard. They’ve made a name for themselves with funny YouTube videos that have received millions of views. As a result, the group was invited to perform live at the inaugural YouTube Music Awards alongside Eminem, Lady Gaga and Arcade Fire.
Because Internet: Linguist Gretchen McCulloch has thought a lot about the evolution of internet-y language. She tells us about the origins of internet-speak, and how linguists determine the boundaries/rules of this emerging language.
24-hours of Happy: And you thought the ‘Thriller’ video was long! Pharrell Williams has released a 24 hour long video for the song Happy. Music biz insider Jay Frank argues it shows us how music listening is changing in a digital age.
Photo Organization: Digital photography has left us with a deluge of photos we can’t possibly organize in a meaningful way. Molly Bullard is a full time photo organizer in Seattle who helps people tame their photo collections.
Enhancing Beauty: A little zap to the brain may improve the way you feel aesthetically about a picture. Zaira Cattaneo on enhancing the experience of beauty through brain stimulation.
Beautiful Sound: Spark’s favourite sound expert Julian Treasure is one of the judges for the Most Beautiful Sound in the World competition. The author of Sound Business tells us what makes a sound beautiful.
Dramatizing the Internet : Trying to make action out of the things we do online can be difficult to do on the page or on the screen. Quinn Norton on the limits of dramatizing the internet when everything -from writing a love note to filling out tax forms- just looks like typing.
Andy and Dan talk about cameras and the value of capturing important moments.
Remembering composer Bob Washburn and music for the Lake Placid Olympics | News from North Country Public Radio
You probably don’t hear his music everyday, but Bob Washburn was a cherished resident of the North Country, and a household name among many musicians, band directors teachers and composers. Washburn, who died last week at 85 in Ogdensburg, received…