Saturday, August 18, 2007

random 16

  • boing boing has this scan of an Apple-1 print ad from July 1976. I always knew apple was evil :-)

  • Yesterday was the 25th birthday of the compact disc. The first completely digital work was "Brothers in Arms" by Dire Straits. And the very first CD was (according to various sources)
    Richard Strauss: "Alpine Symphony "
    Billy Joel: "52nd Street"
    Abba: "Arrival"

  • unusual books and book sculptures

  • escape attempt

  • This was yesterday's music video - Against Me - at the Bells. Nathan & his friend James were watching this via the Wii.

  • New York Times has an article on the death of Max Roach - the great jazz drummer - at age 83.
    He was the last surviving member of a small circle of adventurous musicians — among them Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk and a handful of others — whose innovations brought about wholesale changes in jazz during World War II and immediately afterward

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