Category Archives: Music

Listening to every song in my iTunes library

Just got a great idea via my pal Scott MacDonald – I’m going to listen to all 24,935 songs in my iTunes library…in order. I’m a bit of a music collector, and after 40+ years of collecting albums, 8-tracks, cassettes, … Continue reading

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Music Theory for Musicians and Normal People

Via LifeHacker: If you’ve always wanted to learn more about song writing and the structure of music, but don’t know where to start, this free online book is filled to the brim with pages that make understanding music theory easy. … Continue reading

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Open Music Theory

Open Music Theory is an open-source, interactive, online “text”book for college-level music theory courses. This textbook is meant to support active student engagement with music in the theory classroom. That means that this text is meant to take a back … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones theme (80s version)

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The Infinite Jukebox

A brilliant music hack using the equally brilliant Echo Nest API: What is this? For when your favorite song just isn’t long enough. This web app lets you upload a favorite MP3 and will then generate a never-ending and ever … Continue reading

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Various Wutherings

Lots of different versions of Kate Bush’s classic 1978 song “Wuthering Heights” on YouTube. Kate’s original version Kate’s “red dress” version New vocals c.1986 Ultra Slow Wuthering Heights (36 minutes!) Amazing – man sings “Wuthering Heights” in original key (that … Continue reading

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National Health, “The Apocalypso”

Love this song. Keyboardist Dave Stewart programmed the drum parts manually. Insane.

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Steve Albini’s letter to Nirvana on producing In Utero

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New King Crimson lineup!

 KALOO CALLAY!  There’s a new version of King Crimson heading our way!  From DGM Live: The 8th incarnation of King Crimson will be Gavin Harrison, Bill Rieflin, Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto, Mel Collins, Jakko Jakszyk and Robert Fripp. Writing on … Continue reading

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Honeymoon Suite – “Feel it Again”

I forgot what a great album this was. 25+ years after its release – “Feel it Again” from the album The Big Prize.

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