Monday, 23 February 2009

Monday Blues Cure

Was just going to use this 'Renaissance Midas Man', but the sound
quality is awful:





Better sound quality on lastfm . Also, meant to post this last week 'Arvo Part Magnificat':



Sunday, 22 February 2009

Its a battlefield

The shape of things to come?

More on Wikipedia

From David Mitchell, here. Norm offers his view. Related.

Friday, 20 February 2009

Roger K Summit and Dialog

Rather long, but see here:





Roger founded Dialog

Tuesday, 17 February 2009

Wikipedia (Kamm vs. Geras again)

Further to this on blogging and this on wikis, see here:

http://normblog.typepad.com/normblog/2009/02/what-the-hell-is-gehickty-boston.html

and here:


http://timesonline.typepad.com/oliver_kamm/2009/02/anything-goes.html


I'm always very careful about using Wikipedia, largely due to vandalism, but it does have one advantage - they have history pages, which show you edits of any given page. Are these public for either news articles or peer reviewed papers? Answers on a postcard please....

Related.

Monday, 16 February 2009

Late Monday Blues Cure

But its never to late from some great music! Here's 'van halen top jimmy', some great guitar work here:





Not much of a video, but the sound quality is good! Here's something to calm you down a bit (John Taverner's Song for Athene - used at Diana's funeral) & the one I meant to post earlier this morning:



Thursday, 12 February 2009

Drowning Pool

I was searching for details of a film I sort of partly remember, which I did indeed find, called 'The Drowning Pool' but I also found this video:





which rather blew me away! More on the band here.

Monday, 9 February 2009

Monday Blues Cure

Here's a bit of Tavener, Svyati - 3rd hit down on youtube:



Saturday, 7 February 2009

Predicting the Internet/Web

From 1981:





Talks about newspapers, but could be any type of information.



(h/t: David Thompson).

Tuesday, 3 February 2009

Moonlight Sonata

Did a search on youtube for this:





sigh.

Monday, 2 February 2009

Monday Blues Cure

I found this wonderful piece of music by Arvo Part, by using the composers name and browsing related results:





First his was this - the composer talking about the piece: