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The Nomad Tribes of Africa

T. Greer : The trouble with these lists is that they were composed by public intellectuals and literary figures, not actual experts in well, anything really.


Related Topix: Electrical Engineering, Science, Brian Eno, Eno

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Stranger

Tonight in Music: Night Beats, Piotr Kurek, the Orb and More

Have you heard Seattle psych-garage freakers Night Beats' most recent album, Sonic Bloom , yet? Released last fall, as a first album pressing for new label the Reverberation Appreciation Society , Bloom is a stoner's sonic paradise - and a dirty, skuzzy homage to garage-rock godfathers the 13th Floor Elevators and to the melodic genius of the ... (more)


Related Topix: The Orb, Seattle, WA, Society, Stardock, Video Games

Scoop: REVOLUTION on NBC - Wednesday, May 7, 2014

"REVOLUTION" "TOMORROWLAND" 05/07/2014 : MILES AND MONROE PLAN TO FIGHT DIRTY WHEN THE PATRIOTS CHANGE TACTICS Truman , empowered with new authority from the President, launches a mustard gas attack designed to kill Miles and Monroe .


Related Topix: Revolution, Entertainment, Television, Tomorrowland

Shakespeare & Co's 'Satchmo' earns raves in off-Broadway transfer

One of the great benefits of going to theater in western Massachusetts is the opportunity to catch new plays during their gestational periods, before they go on to greater renown in New York or across the country.


Related Topix: Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Theater, Arts, Lenox, MA, Armstrong, New Orleans, Music!, Drama Movies

Thu Apr 17, 2014


You Can Relive the '90s With These Teen Heartthrobs on TV

When you think of the '90s, you think of teen heartthrobs . The decade put plenty of hot guys on our radar, and that trend continued into the early '00s with romantic comedies like She's All That .


Related Topix: The Heart Throbs, Comedy Movies, She's All That, Dawson's Creek, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Wicker Park, The Virgin Suicides, Sport Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, The Mighty Ducks, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies


"Daddy's Car"

Someday World , due out on June 5th, is a collaborative LP from Brian Eno and Underworld's Karl Hyde .


Related Topix: Brian Eno, Eno, Underworld, Electronic, Music, Entertainment

The Pordland Mercury

Tonight in Music: Ural Thomas/Shirley Nanette and the Pain, the Orb

URAL THOMAS AND THE PAIN, SHIRLEY NANETTE, ANCIENT HEAT There be treasure buried on this island, and the music scene's currently enjoying its unearthing: If you've yet to see the revived soul of Ural Thomas and the Pain, time to rectify.


Related Topix: The Orb

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Louis Armstrong House Museum and Moving Image to Host Special Screening of HELLO, DOLLY!, 5/10

On Saturday, May 10th, 2014 the Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Museum of the Moving Image will host a dessert reception and special screening of the beloved film musical Hello , Dolly! in honor of Ambassador Satch knocking the Fab Four off Billboards' #1 spot at the height of Beatlemania.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Family, Musical Movies, Hello, Dolly!, Armstrong, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Drama Movies, Bye Bye Birdie, The Ed Sullivan Show, Entertainment, Television


Hans Zimmer composes Tomorrowland hymn

It may just be starting to feel like spring, but summer is right around the corner - and so is Tomorrowland.


Related Topix: Tomorrowland, Classical, Symphony, Arts

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Region heats up with summer of sizzling shows

We're still a couple of months from the official start of summer, but it's never too early to start planning which concerts to attend when the weather finally warms up for good.


Related Topix: New York, Binghamton, NY, New Orleans, Music!, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Drama Movies, Armstrong

Tucson Weekly

More From Our Interview With Steve Roach

In last week's issue, we spoke with ambient composer Steve Roach about the 30th anniversary of his landmark album Structures from Silence.


The Stranger

Data Breaker

Usually we have to wait till Decibel Festival to get a bill with two lewd muthas like this on it.


Related Topix: The Orb

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Stranger

7 Remarkable Robert Fripp Moments

Robert Fripp is performing tonight with Slow Music at the Triple Door . In honor of this occasion, here are seven of his most memorable moments on record, as recollected by me in the last couple of hours.


Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, Robert Fripp, Eno, Brian Eno

City Paper

Ricky Eat Acid

The new one from Baltimore's Sam Ray aka Ricky Eat Acid is distracted, tangential, ambient music, made not for airports or films a la some big-brain composer-type like Brian Eno, but for the wonderfully quotidian .


Related Topix: Eno, Brian Eno, Tim Hecker

Mon Apr 14, 2014

American Digest

Something Wonderful: The Maccabeats - Les Miserables - Passover

Do you hear the people sing? Singing the song of angry men It is the music of a people who will not be slaves again For the wretched of the earth there is a flame that never dies.


Related Topix: Something Wonderful

Sun Apr 13, 2014


Farm Management, Environment, and Weather Factors Jointly Affect the...

Applied and Environmental Microbiology , Vol. 80, No. 8. , pp. 2504-2515, doi:10.1128/aem.03643-13 The National Resources Information databases provide underutilized information on the local farm conditions that may predict microbial contamination of leafy greens at preharvest.


Related Topix: Information, E. Coli, Health, Weather

WYFF-TV Greenville

Textile Heritage Band to help raise awareness, money for park



Related Topix: Information

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Colombia's Ecopetrol, Environmental Organizations Team Up to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Colombian environmental bodies and state-controlled oil company Ecopetrol unveiled seven joint initiatives aimed at reducing greenhouse-gas emissions caused by deforestation and forest degradation.


Related Topix: Parks

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Louis Armstrong House Museum to Celebrate International Jazz Day at Birdland, 4/30

Celebrate International Jazz Day with David O stwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band & the Louis Armstrong House Museum at Birdland on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 5:30 pm.


Related Topix: Armstrong, Jazz, Louis Armstrong, Black Entertainment, Wycliffe Gordon


Sound System, Loudspeaker & Room Interactions

If one could listen to only the direct sound of a loudspeaker, the world would be a very different place... If one could listen to only the direct sound of a loudspeaker, the world would be a very different place! Unfortunately, free field listening, where you have no reflections, room modes or ambient noise, is hard to achieve in everyday life, so ... (more)


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