A Day Early, But We Needed a Music Thread

.
“When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.”


.
Continue reading

Music Poat

Garbage, Run Baby Run

Continue reading

Sad Story & then some pics

There once was a monkey named Juan Pedro Eustace Morales Domingo Santa-Bella del a Cruz the third.

He was a very nice monkey.

Then he got mixed up with a bad crowd.

Then he died a horrible death.

My inner monkey weeps at his passing.

-FIN –

Continue reading

Rock Around the Crock: Sweet, Sweet Saxophone

I’m doing something new this week. Instead of featuring a specific composer, or a musical form, I’m going to focus on a particular instrument. The headline should have given that away. Let’s learn about the bendy sex whistle saxophone! We’ll start with Alexander Glazunov’s Concerto for Alto Saxophone, just to reassure everyone that we still get to listen to snobby concert music:

Continue reading

Rock Around the Croc: Franz Liszt

Happy Sunday and welcome back to the single most culturally significant series on the entire internet, in which an amateur talks about music history for a while and then plays some screaming death metal at the end because he can. Let’s start out with Bonnie Tyler, who is holding out for a hero:

Continue reading

Rock Around the Croc: Felix Mendelssohn

Happy Sunday, you beautiful souls, and welcome to your (mostly) weekly installment of music goodness. This week we continue with our exploration of the Romantic Era, and another child prodigy who died way too young, Felix Mendelson Mendelsson Mendelshon Mendelssohn. Let’s start with something you might have heard before:

Continue reading

Pox on Your House

Transmission Electron Microscopy Image from sciencephoto.com/media/522422/view/monkeypox-virus-particles-tem
Continue reading

Rock Around the Croc: Minimum Wage

Ladies and gentlemen, Minimum Wage:

This has been Minimum Wage. Have a great week.

Alone, Like Ukraine, LETS SEND SOME AID!

Continue reading