Barking Drones

May 22, 2019

New Zealand sheepherds trade dogs for drones.

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Patti Smith: Advice to the Young

May 21, 2019

Patti Smith, interviewed by Christian Lund, 2012.

Patti Smith website

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How to keep tall buildings from blowing over.

May 20, 2019

When you look at New York’s new, skinny, “supertall” skyscrapers, you wonder why they don’t just blow over. Architects give them twisted sides, tapered pointy tips, and gaping holes to reduce the wind’s effects and keep the buildings still.

A Vox video by Christophe Haubursin and Gina Barton.

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Get Yourself Another Fool

May 19, 2019

“Get Yourself Another Fool,” written by Frank Haywood and Monroe Tucker, recorded by the Charles Brown Trio in 1949. Charles Brown (vocal, piano), Charles Norris (guitar), Eddie Williams (bass).

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Little Bit Of Lovin’

May 19, 2019

” Little Bit Of Lovin,'” written and performed by Elle King, 2018.

Elle King website

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Cleopatra Had a Jazz Band

May 19, 2019

“Cleopatra Had a Jazz Band,” written by Jimmy Morgan and Jack Coogan, recorded by Sam Ash, 1917.

Full lyrics and sheet music here.

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I Catch Myself Crying

May 19, 2019

“I Catch Myself Crying” written by Roger Miller, performed by Ashley Campbell. Video directed by Alex Chaloff.

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He’s Sweet, I Know

May 19, 2019

“He’s Sweet, I Know,” recorded by the Swan Silvertones, 1971.

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Baby Don’t Leave Me Alone With My Thoughts

May 18, 2019

“Baby Don’t Leave Me Alone With My Thoughts,” performed by Lake Street Dive, 2018. Video directed by Alex Chaloff.

Lakestreet Dive website

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Make Some Room

May 18, 2019

“Make Some Room,” recorded by The Suffers, 2015. Video directed by Joseph Graham.

Kam Franklin (vocals), Kevin Bernier (guitar), Alex Zamora (guitar), Pat Kelly (keyboards), Adam Castaneda (bass), Jon Durbin (trumpet), Michael Razo (trombone), Cory Wilson (saxophone), Nick Zamora (drums), Jose “Chapy” Luna (percussion).

The Suffers website

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