I know absolutely nothing about Juliana, who hails from the Sakha Republic in Eastern Russia, but this piece left me fascinated.
Though the suicide of Robin Williams overwhelmed the news cycle this week, we also lost a legend in Lauren Bacall. May Mrs. Bogie also rest in peace.
Recovery from alcohol-and-drug addiction, and the onset of Parkinson’s Disease, was too much for the beloved comic. The New York Times remembers Robin Williams in their Culture and ArtBeats section, as well as in the main section here. Though he made plenty of jokes about religion, he was a practicing Episcopalian. May his family’s grief […]
What’s new in New Zealand ? (Canal Kiwi session) by The Music Sessions on Mixcloud Independent music from New Zealand was considered utterly stunning at one point, especially with labels like Flying Nun and Xpressway. I lost contact with what was going on with their scene. Today, I stumbled across this podcast. It’s good to […]
This may come as a shock to some of you in Scandinavia, but your ancestors were a bit rough with each other. From the article: Project manager Mads Kähler Holst said: “We have found a wooden stick bearing the pelvic bones of four different men. In addition, we have unearthed bundles of bones, bones bearing […]
A totally new name to me, but one of the most pleasant instrumental tracks I’ve heard in some time. Santur music at its finest. Worth a deep listen.