Posts tagged ‘John Lennon’

April 27, 2011

This Day in Music History (Sort Of)

Our pals over at History.com let us know that it was this day in 4977 B.C., that the universe was created. At least according to German mathematician and astronomer Johannes Kepler, considered a founder of modern science.

Now I’m sure there are political opponents to the universe who would demand to see the birth certificate, but seems as good a day as any to celebrate, no? Check out the rest of Kepler’s story and some musical tributes to the universe below. Some awesome, some funny and some something else. We highly recommend checking out the first one at least. You’ll see what we’re talking about.

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December 15, 2010

Sound as Vision – Ghost in the Machine

Your move mp3. Your move.

This very cool flikr set by artist Erika Iris Simmons was brought to our attention today, and we’re spreading the love.  For our younger readers, the above is a cassette tape which was a medium for hearing music back when huffing freon and rocking out and jumping railroad tracks was something that the kids did.  Golden times indeed.

Check it out below for some of our other favorites from Erika’s work.  We more or less just picked the musical artists we dig the most as a way to whittle it down, because all of her work is amazing. 

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