Archive for 'music'
Love List: Cinco de Mayo

Love List: Cinco de Mayo

Posted 05 May 2011 | By | Categories: beauty, bhutan, book, books, culture, documentary, film, Films, food, happiness, interconnected, music, new zealand, taste | 1 Comment

Kia ora, hola, and happy Cinco de Mayo! Eight inspiring, educational, beautiful and delicious things to see, hear, read, eat and watch.

links for 2008-04-01: April Fools Time, Mix

links for 2008-04-01: April Fools Time, Mix

Posted 01 April 2008 | By | Categories: creativity, culture, funny, music | 1 Comment

Gmail Custom Time Finally! Just click “Set custom time” from the Compose view. Any email you send to the past appears in the proper chronological order in your recipient’s inbox. You can opt for it to show up read or unread by selecting the appropriate option. (tags: april1 customtime time email) L’esprit d’escalier mux Favorite […]

links for 2008-02-15

links for 2008-02-15

Posted 15 February 2008 | By | Categories: books, links, music, nyc, photography | No Comments

Photos from 18th Annual Tibet House Benefit Great photos by Kathryn Yu from a fantastic concert including Sufjan Stevens, Ray Davies, Tom Verlaine, Band of Horses, Nawang Khechog, monks from the Drepung Gomang monastery, Philip Glass, Phamie Gow, Ashley MacIsaac, and Marisa Monte (tags: concert photos tibethouse) Choose from over 180,000 new releases and classics […]

Sounds Like An Earth Rat: listening notes from the 2008 Tibet House Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall

Sounds Like An Earth Rat: listening notes from the 2008 Tibet House Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall

Posted 14 February 2008 | By | Categories: better world, creativity, culture, emily approved, music | 2 Comments

Review of Tibet House Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall, February 13, 2008. Musical director Philip Glass. Artists included: Sufjan Stevens, Ray Davies, Tom Verlaine, Phamie Gow, Ashley MacIsaac, Marisa Monte, Band of Horses, Tom Verlaine, Nawang Kechog and Drepung Gomang monks.

links for 2008-02-04

links for 2008-02-04

Posted 04 February 2008 | By | Categories: activism, art, better world, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, environment, happiness, health, interconnected, links, marketing, movies, music, sustainability, technology | No Comments

Unevenly Distributed: Production Models for the 21st Century Mark Pesce illuminates how the audience became not just the distributors but the producers of their own content, and have brought down the walls which separate pros from amateurs. Then he outlines the future: how the value of media is based on salience. (tags: mustread media production […]

The Principles of Uncertainty with Maira Kalman

The Principles of Uncertainty with Maira Kalman

Posted 26 October 2007 | By | Categories: art, books, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, food, funny, happiness, love, music, nyc, people, product review, typography, women | 1 Comment

Mocha cream cake from Maira Kalman’s mother’s bakery on Johnson Avenue in Riverdale, NY (see p.246-247), served at a celebration for the release of The Principles of Uncertainty at the NYPL. Do you engage with pleasure, curiosity, fun and celebration (with time for naps) in the face of the tragedy of the day? Do you […]

Follow the Sound

Follow the Sound

Posted 10 June 2007 | By | Categories: art, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, happiness, health, love, music | No Comments

This article in Wired, A Shocking Idea: Nerves Might Run on Sound, Not Electricity, might explain why music’s such a healing tonic. Lately I’ve been self-medicating with a daily regimen of tracks from: Bjork – Volta (itunes) Favorites: Earth Intruders, Innocence, Wanderlust Tori Amos – American Girl Posse (itunes) Favorites: Big Wheel, Almost Rosey Rufus […]

links for 2007-05-25: cool music video animation

Posted 25 May 2007 | By | Categories: links, music, video | No Comments

Max Tyrie’s Hand Made Modest Mouse Video Using green screen footage provided by the band we cut a simple music video. We then degraded the images and printed out each frame sequentially. (all 4133 of them) We then nailed each “shot” of 50-100 posters to various structures and posts. (tags: video music animation creative)

Hallelujah

Posted 07 April 2007 | By | Categories: art, artists, beauty, emily approved, music | No Comments

rufus wainwright at satalla Originally uploaded by this is emily. Easter Sunday’s NYT explores the Unsettling History of That Joyous Hallelujah, revealing that Handel’s Messiah tune actually celebrates the destruction of Jerusalem and the Second Temple as divine retribution against the Jews rather than the birth or resurrection of Jesus. I’m just relieved it’s not […]

Links for 2007-04-02: Her Story is Strange

Links for 2007-04-02: Her Story is Strange

Posted 02 April 2007 | By | Categories: art, books, branding, consumerism, creativity, culture, design, emily approved, environment, happiness, interconnected, links, love, marketing, music, nyc, passions, people, photography, retail, science, senses, shopping, sustainability, technology, travel, video, webstuff | 1 Comment

Debbie Millman interviews Maira Kalman for Design Matters.

links for 2006-11-22

Posted 22 November 2006 | By | Categories: culture, emily approved, happiness, links, movies, music, science, senses, video | No Comments

Global Orgasm – December 22nd, 2006 – Peace through Global Ecstasy Global Orgasm is an experiment open to everyone in the world. The goal is to add so much concentrated and high-energy positive input into the energy field of the Earth that it will reduce the current dangerous levels of aggression and violence throughout (tags: […]

3 reasons to visit south street seaport now

Posted 17 September 2006 | By | Categories: art, culture, emily approved, music, nyc | No Comments

Fantastic photography exhibition Acclaimed photographers Steve McCurry, Teru Kuwayama, Sonam Zoksang, Jesse Pesta and Jennifer Macfarlane are exhibiting images from Tibet, Nepal and India reflecting the cultural, religious and national identity of the Tibetan people from September 16th through September 26th.

links for 2006-09-16

Posted 16 September 2006 | By | Categories: art, links, music | No Comments

Podcast featuring classical music performed live in the Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum’s Tapestry Room.

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