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The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Take Five (live 1961)

Kann Leipzig Hypezig überleben?

Leipzig bietet Wohnen, Kunst und Kultur für Menschen mit wenig Geld. Das zieht Zuzügler an und ängstigt die Eingesessenen – aber noch ist Zeit, um …

Our 'Kodak moments' – and creativity – are gone

We are all photographers now. Snapping and snapping away, in public and private, we shoot mundane and standardized images we would never have bothered to take just a few years ago: photos of foamed milk on coffee, or of ourselves half-drunk in bathroom mirrors. At parties the guests are now their …

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Jack White Donates $200K to the National Recording Preservation Foundation

Jack White continues to act in a godfather capacity. After donating $142,000 to save Detroit's Masonic Temple in June, <i>Billboard</i> reports he's given $200,000 to the National Recording Preservation Foundation. The organization is a non-profit "established to preserve and make accessible the recorded …

The best opening paragraph on Wikipedia

Lieutenant-General Sir Adrian Paul Ghislain Carton de Wiart VC, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO (5 May 1880 – 5 June 1963), was a British Army officer of Belgian …

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Nadine Shah - Dreary Town

Features | Escape Velocity | Tales Of An Unspoken Plague: Nadine Shah Interviewed

John Freeman meets up with Nadine Shah to find out how her debut album, Love Your Dum And Mad, was shaped by "old jazz dudes" and inspired by …

10 Things Most Americans Don't Know About America

Imagine you have a brother and he’s an alcoholic. He has his moments, but you keep your distance from him. You don’t mind him for the occasional …

Why do writers drink?

Recent research suggests that Dylan Thomas might not, after all, have drunk himself to death. What his doctor in New York took to be delirium tremens …

Björk: The History and Style of a Music Maverick

I saw Björk once in a fish market in Reykjavík. She was buying fish. Observing her natural habitat does not normalise her. Björk is too otherworldly to quite pull off blending in…<p><i>Photo by Juergen Teller.</i><p>I saw Björk once in a fish market in Reykjavík. She was buying fish. Observing Björk in her …

Atoms for Peace to Offer High-Quality Audio and Video of Shows

Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich's Atoms for Peace project's shows at London's Roundhouse next week will be brought to fans via a new program called Soundhalo. It offers high-quality video and audio of shows on mobile or desktop devices, available right as the show happens.<p>"Part of the reason Soundhalo …

Amerikas Wahn

Die USA sind krank. Der 11. September 2001 hat sie verwundet und verstört, das ist seit knapp zwölf Jahren offensichtlich, aber wie ernsthaft die …

Angela Merkel

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Mazzy Star Announce New Album Seasons of Your Day, Share "California"

In 2011, 1990s dream pop greats Mazzy Star returned with their first single in many years, the excellent "Common Burn" b/w "Lay Myself Down". Today the band has confirmed that both tracks will feature on their new LP, <i>Seasons of Your Day</i>, out September 24 in the U.S. and September 23 in the UK via …

Vergesst Prenzlberg!

Leipzig soll das neue Berlin sein. Warum eigentlich? Unterwegs als Touristin in der eigenen Stadt.

Leipzig

Bahnfahren aus Rache

Leser Dierk Andresen hat jahrelang zu viel für seine Bahnfahrkarten bezahlt. Seit er einen legalen Trick entdeckt hat, günstiger zu reisen, sitzt er …

The Last Farm

Badass - Anthony Omari

Late on the night of January 23, 2012, a 24 year-old Kenyan uber-hero named Anthony Omari awoke to find three gigantic dudes with machetes standing …

Action Movies

Badass - Thor Heyerdahl

Badassitude isn’t always about killing other human beings and using your enemies’ severed heads to play two-on-two pickup hoops with hot topless …

South America

Fogo e água em Terrence Malick | Não me Culpem pelo Aspecto Sinistro

O apanhado é do japonês kogonada, autor do Tumblr Missing Ozu, que já citei por aqui. E ele é o autor também de uma série de vídeos que andei …

James Murphy on new Arcade Fire album: ‘It’s really epic’

The former LCD Soundystem man helped produce the band's fourth LP<p>James Murphy has spoken about the new Arcade Fire album, which he is helping produce.<p>…

Indie Music

Universal Launches Crowdfunding Project to Reissue Albums on Vinyl

The biggest record company in the world apparently needs help raising money to put out records. <i>FACT</i> reports that Universal Music Group's vinyl division, UVinyl, has launched a crowdfunding platform, the Vinyl Project, to repress "rare and deleted records." Much like Kickstarter, if enough people …