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10 Sad Songs That Will Make You Surprisingly Happy

10 Sad Songs That Will Make You Surprisingly Happy<p>The 50 Best Songs About Love<p>If you don’t buy into the Hallmark-approved mythos of Valentine’s Day, …

Björk: A MoMA Retrospective

Between releasing her new "complete heartbreak" album <i>Vulnicura</i> (which describes the end of a 13-year relationship with artist Matthew Barney) and performing at New York venues from Carnegie Hall to Governors Ball this spring, the singular Icelandic artist Björk is offering something else for fans: …

Art

Warhol's Great-Niece Plans Documentary About "Uncle Andy"

Andy Warhol is one of those artists that many people love but few completely understand. The enigma of his life and art has provoked countless …

Keith Moon, Drummer of The Who, Passes Out at 1973 Concert; 19-Year-Old Fan Takes Over

In November 1973, Scot Halpin, a 19-year-old kid, scalped tickets to The Who concert in San Francisco, California. Little did he know that he'd wind …

Pete Townshend

The Modern JavaScript Developer’s Toolbox

<i>The Web Platform has gone a long way since HTML5 was first made popular and people started looking into JavaScript as a language that could do build</i> …

JavaScript

The Night When Miles Davis Opened for the Grateful Dead in 1970: Hear the Complete Recordings

What’s that, you ask? Did Miles Davis open for the Grateful Dead at the Fillmore West? In what world could such a thing happen? In the world of the …

There’s a Sleater-Kinney/’Bob’s Burgers’ Crossover Video and You Should Watch It

There’s a Sleater-Kinney/’Bob’s Burgers’ Crossover Video and You Should Watch It<p>Sleater-Kinney’s animated “A New Wave” video is best Bob’s Burgers …

Tom Masse : A Magical Mystery Tour of 100 Beatles Songs (REVEALED)

Tom Masse : A Magical Mystery Tour of 100 Beatles Songs (REVEALED)<p>Laminated A Magical Mystery Tour (of 100 Beatles Songs) Poster 32 x<p>See More<p>Nirvana: …

The Short, Strange Music Career Of Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy passed away on Friday at the age of 83. The actor was best known for playing the alien Mr. Spock on the 1960s TV show <i>Star Trek</i> and in …

Leonard Nimoy

Kim Gordon, Kurt Cobain, and the Mythology of Punk

Some time last spring, not for the first time, I thanked God for Kim Gordon. Along with Lorde, St. Vincent, and Joan Jett, Gordon, a founding member of the band Sonic Youth, had agreed to perform with the surviving members of Nirvana (Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear) as part of the …

“Joe Strummer’s London Calling”: All 8 Episodes of Strummer’s UK Radio Show Free Online

Iconic Clash frontman Joe Strummer passed away a little over ten years ago on December 22nd, 2002. He was 50 years old, and died too soon, leaving …

7 Apps to Make You Happier

These tech tools promise to deliver everything from a calmer mind to more good karma.<p>The things you can accomplish with an app these days are truly impressive. With a couple of taps on your smartphone, a taxi will pull up at your door, a tasty dinner appear on your table, or your dirty socks …

Happiness

Perfect Date - Solo No More

Perfect Date by Wirdou<p>Han knew just where to take Leia on their first official date- to watch the Death Star slowly crumble into a billion pieces. …

Science Fiction

How Othelo Gervacio Turned Graffiti Roots Into A Hot Shot Career

Counter-culture influence and corporate experience paved the way for this NYC artist’s unique style.<p>There is a longstanding tradition of artists who …

Art

20 Open Source CSS Snippets for Colorful Graphics

Pure CSS graphics are some of the most interesting advancements in modern web design. Although there isn’t a wide net of browser support, CSS3 can …

Web Design

Banksy in Gaza: Street artist goes undercover in the Strip

The anonymous artist creates a mock travel advert to highlight the plight of the Gaza Strip in a slick video<p>It bears the title: "Make this the year YOU discover a new destination." But this is no ordinary travel advert.<p>Instead, in a new undercover documentary by <b>Banksy</b> filmed in <b>Gaza</b>, the anonymous …

London Grammar Live in Vienna 2014

Unconventional Idol: Kim Gordon's Girl in a Band

"KILL YOUR IDOLS," Sonic Youth violently declared, and over 30 years, the band regularly traversed the chameleonic space between idolatry and irony. "I was totally into hero-worshipping male guitarists," Kim Gordon once said, with indecipherable dryness, talking about her youth in the 1987 film <i>Put</i> …

Murakami Protégé Mr. Invites You into the Dark Depths of Neo-Pop

We talked to Mr. about his first museum solo show in the United States.<p>Seattle has gone <i>otaku</i> thanks to an exhibition at the city’s Asian Art Museum. The show, titled <i>Live On:</i> <i>Mr.’s Japanese Neo-Pop</i>, is the first museum solo show in the U.S. to focus on the work of Mr., a Japanese artist and protégé …

Art

Seventies icons in white

The Seventies are back for Spring/Summer and the hippy chic wardrobe of the era's fashion icons has never looked cooler. From Anita Pallenberg's folk …

What user-created content for virtual reality will look like

Image copyright Jaunt.Facebook is working on apps for virtual reality, chief product officer Chris Cox said at the Code/Media conference Tuesday. And …

Virtual Reality

Mars Missions Are A Scam

Despite claims by NASA and private outfits such as Mars One, we don’t have the know-how or funding to send people to the Red Planet, according to many scientists, policy experts, and one outspoken lawmaker. “To say we have put the cart before the horse is an understatement,” Rep. Dana Rohrabacher …

Michel Gondry’s Finest Music Videos for Björk, Radiohead & More: The Last of the Music Video Gods

We didn’t realize it at the time, but Michel Gondry was one of the last great music video directors, creating mini-epics just before the music …

Kids Orchestra Plays Ozzy Osbourne’s “Crazy Train” and Zeppelin’s “Kashmir”

The Louisville Leopard Percussionists -- they're a performing ensemble made up of 60 students, all between the ages of 7 and 14, from schools around …

Ozzy Osbourne

Chuck Palahniuk pens Fight Club sequel

When David Fincher brought Chuck Palahniuk’s 1996 novel <i>Fight Club</i> to the big screen, he spawned one of the most enduring cult followings in the world. Almost two decades on, the book and its film adaptation has a rep as being a kind of knuckleheaded Guy Debord for philosophy undergrads – but it's …

David Fincher

'A Girl In a Band' - The Seven Stages of Kim Gordon

To celebrate the release of Kim Gordon's autobiography—out next week—we break down her life into seven stages.<p>All hail Kim Gordon. Rock star, artist, fashion designer, and now author, the co-founder of Sonic Youth has penned one of 2015’s must-read books, which is now available to everyone, …

Frank Zappa

Hear a Sample of Godspeed You! Black Emperor's Upcoming Epic

New LP 'Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress' is due out March 31st<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Godspeed You! Black Emperor is now streaming their new album in full via <i>The</i> …

North Carolina

Listen to Thom Yorke's Minimalist 'UK Gold' Score Contributions

Radiohead singer teams with Massive Attack's Robert Del Naja to contribute music to tax avoidance documentary<p>Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood …

Thom Yorke

Kim Gordon Describes Final Sonic Youth Show in Audiobook Excerpt, Shares New Track "Close Your Eyes"

Kim Gordon's memoir, <i>Girl in a Band</i>, is out next week on February 24. In previously released excerpts, we've read Gordon's thoughts on ex-husband Thurston Moore, the split of Sonic Youth, Kurt Cobain, Courtney Love, Lana Del Rey, Billy Corgan, and more. Now, <i>Billboard</i> has premiered the book's first …

Daft Punk Made a Film for Nile Rodgers' New Chic LP

It was recently reported that Nile Rodgers had signed with Warner Bros. Records to release a new Chic album, their first since 1992's <i>Chic-Ism</i>. The album is reportedly titled <i>It's About Time</i>, and it's due later this year. According to Rodgers, the world will soon be able to watch a "touching film" …