Saturday, November 26, 2011

Revisited: Glu-Tang Clan - Synaptic Cleft

Because it's just too well done and it didn't get the attention it deserves (it isn't on youtube but it does have its own DOI): The Glu-Tang Clan with Synaptic Cleft. can also download the audio as mp3.

...Addendum: It can be found on youtube

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Radiolab & Everynone - Symmetry

Everynone's video on Symmetry, inspired by the Radiolab episode on the same topic.

Brandt Brauer Frick & Europe - Morbid Cockaigne?

I don't like their new album title's pretentious reference to Kraftwerk ("Mr. Machine") but this video might be a brute metaphor for Europe's current state of mind ("Schlaraffenland Vanitas"):

Thursday, November 10, 2011

The Best of Both Worlds

Peter Baumann, former core member of progressive rock band Tangerine Dream, talks about the interplay of conceptual thinking and embodied experience.
Similarly, the Mind & Life Institute seems to combine the best of both (or rather "all") worlds, bringing spirituality, art and science together - for example in an interesting one-day conference called Being Human 2012 on March 24 in San Francisco.

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Saturday, November 05, 2011

Oi! A Nova Musica Brasileira! and Lucas Santtana on GP's Worldwide Show

In this week's Worldwide Show, Gilles Peterson focused on contemporary Brazilian music. He played some tracks from a new compilation of recent Brazilian music called Oi! A Nova Musica Brasileira! (click to download a free 4-track teaser), released on the label Mais Um Discos, and he featured a short live session of Lucas Santtana.