All you 80s retro, nostalgics out there, check out this fantastic Apple promo video for the Macintosh’s MIDI feat. Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Laurie Anderson. The Open Door: Macintosh, Midi, and Music (1988) Apple promo video for the Macintosh’s midi capabilities featuring … Continue reading
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….from the last century. The instrument is called Hupfeld Phonoliszt-Violina & it was invented by Ludwig Hupfeld AG in 1907. It is entirely mechanical, playing the music on eight violins placed in a circular bow of the vertical round-a-bout. Small bellows come to simulate the … Continue reading
Chilean street artist Seco Sánchez created a large scale boombox mural as tribute to hip hop culture of 80’s in La Calera V region, Chile.
The importance of the blue cloth worn by wranglers, cowboys, trappers soon splashed, first the US mainstream and then the world: James Dean, Marlon Brando and likes wore it, the Ted’s and the Poppers, only the Mod’s seemed to wanted … Continue reading
The rap artist, Sun Ra, bandleader, philosopher, player and poet, stars in this cosmic documentary from 1980 by the director Robert Mugge. A Joyful noise:
this guy, and we neither!
Winter cold, air chilly – these are the spaces and places we would like to cuddle in with a glass of gin or a bottle of beer and some snacks. “Whether it’s disco in the lobby, rocking room service or … Continue reading
Awww, we would absouletly loveeeeee to have these golden Daft Punk Christmas Ornaments already for this year to decorate our tree, but this glowing helmets are available for shipment only from February 2017.Definitely something for early Christmas birds. Available for 23€ … Continue reading
by Dorothy Studio History of Alternative & Independent Music History of Electronic Music
This is a great read, not only because of the halloween approaching, but because it is important to see how, through the ages different music genres, bands and their work were banned by politicians, different religious groups and were just … Continue reading