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January 31, 2007

BDM: The Early Days

See http://www.angelfire.com/pop2/honeybus/gallery.htm. See the ad of Honeybus playing with the Idle Race? During the pre-Jeff Lynne days of the Move, that's what Jeff Lynne was doing.

January 30, 2007


"The instrument was developed by a team of digital luthiers..."
reactable media

January 10, 2007

Raymond Scott and his wife on TV

Singing in the Rain. This Visual Guidance Ltd site looks like it could suck up a lot of time. Right now, it has videos of The Astronauts doing Firewater in what looks like someone's living room, Bert Kaempfert, Ella Fitzgerald with Joe Pass, the Mary Jane Girls... and that's just today's entries.

January 3, 2007

Not the Beatles

More FMU blog stuff: Anthony Newly singing Within You Without You from a 1977 TV special. "I think the greatest reason for the classic quality of the Beatles' music is that they were constantly experimenting, striving for change. Each song brought new growth, new meaning." It's particularly funny if you keep in mind that Bowie has cited him as an influence. The ending of the TV show is also pretty surreal. I'm sure Percy Thrillington enjoyed it.

Also, check out Cook and Moore's excellent Beatles parody. They said it was supposed to be a Beach Boys parody, and it sounds more like Smile (in February of 67!) than anything, but their accents make it sound it more like the Beatles.

January 2, 2007

Excellent set of New Years resolutions

Paul Ford's New Years resolutions. I'm surprised he didn't submit them to McSweeney's. They would have loved it.