VK Goes Wild Indeed!

I don’t remember how I first stumbled across the amazing pianist VK Goes Wild. Here is a sample of her work covering Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody on a Bösendorfer concert grand piano. It’s no ordinary cover though! She not only meticulously plays the music, but accurately includes what would be the vocals as well. Her music… Continue reading VK Goes Wild Indeed!

Waffle House Vistas — THE BITTER SOUTHERNER

Micah Cash paired photos with an essay Waffle House Vistas for the Bitter Southerner. It’s excellent. Waffle House Vistas — THE BITTER SOUTHERNER: …nearly every Southerner feels a personal connection to Waffle House. How can a cookie-cutter restaurant chain win over the hearts of millions of people? My answer is inclusivity. In my experience, when… Continue reading Waffle House Vistas — THE BITTER SOUTHERNER

Cover Performance of Bowie's "Blackstar"

I’m a huge fan of Amanda Palmer’s work and this collaboration with Anna Calvi is particularly brave. Usually artists choose something with a great hook you can dance to if they’re going to cover a song. Think Twist and Shout or Louie Louie. Instead, they chose David Bowie’s swan song Blackstar and it’s amazing.

Mister Rogers, Poet

Drawing a picture badly I’m not very good at it. But it doesn’t matter. It’s the fun of doing it that’s important. No matter how anybody says it is. It feels good to have made something.

David Gilmour’s guitar collection comes to auction | Christie's

David Gilmour’s guitar collection comes to auction | Christie’s: Christie’s to auction more than 120 guitars from the personal collection of the Pink Floyd singer and songwriter, including the iconic Fender Stratocaster played on The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals and The Wall David Gilmour’s 1969 Black Fender Stratocaster has earned its… Continue reading David Gilmour’s guitar collection comes to auction | Christie's

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