Jeff Anderson

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The Cars is so much more than The Cars’ greatest hits

<i>Permanent Records</i> <i>is an ongoing closer look at the records that matter most.</i><p>There are one-hit wonders and one-album wonders. There are musicians who …

Synthpop

The End of Owning Music: How CDs and Downloads Died

If you visited Austin’s Waterloo Records recently, you might have noticed a construction project that was unthinkable not so long ago: The …

Music

Shade-Loving Perennial Flowers: 15 Beautiful Choices for Your Garden

While shade may feel like a limiting factor when it comes to colorful garden plants, it simply isn’t. Yes, your plant palette may not be quite as …

Extreme Sports

The 98 Best Songs of 1998: Pop's Weirdest Year

The year 1998 had some great ideas our culture gave up on too soon: Internet cafes, travel agencies, Jennifer Love Hewitt's singing career. Plus …

Music

Test your music system with these great rock tracks

Bauhaus, Run-DMC, Cocteau Twins, and other should’ve-been hits from 1983

On August 4, 1958, <i>Billboard</i> put Ricky Nelson’s “Poor Little Fool” atop a brand-new chart it dubbed the Hot 100. Prior to that, the industry had …

We’ve revealed our top albums and tracks of the year – now it’s time to look behind the scenes and discover the favourite albums and tracks of the Guardian’s music critics<p>Best albums of 2017: the full list<br>• Playlist: the top 100 tracks of 2017<p><b>Albums</b><br>The Horrors – V<br>Kendrick Lamar – Damn<br>Jane Weaver – …

Music

Garden Hacks: 10 Ideas for Privacy Screens

A privacy screen is one of our favorite garden hacks. Fixed or portable, partitions with slats, grids, lattices, and translucent fabrics will block …

Landscaping

20 of the best movie soundtrack songs of all time

A movie soundtrack is as important to a film as its visuals. The best soundtrack songs bring the popularity of a film to another level and keep it …

The Unsolvable Mysteries of the Voynich Manuscript

The word “ink” is a child of the Latin <i>incaustum</i>, which means “having been burned.” In the Middle Ages, people thought that ink burned its way into parchment, because iron-gall inks go onto the page pale, then darken. This is not what’s happening, physically, but it makes sense as a metaphor: a …

A Firsthand View of 50 Years of Change in the Music Industry

The year 1966 was a big one for music. Classic songs like <i>Yellow Submarine</i> and <i>Good Vibrations</i> were at the top of the charts—but it was Herb Alpert and …

Nice Attack: Has a Bisexual Muslim Hustler Put France on the Path to Civil War?

After Charlie Hebdo, the French took to the streets to preach unity. Now an ‘instant jihadi’ with an address book full of johns may push the country …

The 100 Best American Movies in Film History

To make this list—which I’m absolutely sure will be totally definitive, with no need for anyone to ever debate it, right?—critics from around the …

Steven Spielberg

Alys Fowler on one of the best container vegetables – they’re easy and reliable, but how do you plant and prepare for early and later varieties?<p>The joy of hunting for new potatoes in a pot full of compost is childishly thrilling. I am always excited by the prospect of tipping over a pot to find …

Gardening

David Bowie was dreaming of the country that would become his home since at least the 1960s. It fired his imagination, and his influence on US culture ran deep<p>“By the time I got to New York/I was living like a king,” sings David Bowie on Lazarus, his final single and also the title of the theatre …

Aretha Franklin

NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums Of 2015

This is how we listen: Take 12 months, a few thousand albums and pan for gold. We sift for works that are definitive and for sounds or songs that cross boundaries, make connections, teach us something new. We allow ourselves to be swept away, to be seduced, to be fooled by a good new trick or an …

Unpopular Plants Worth Growing

<b>Plants That Gardeners Hate</b><p>It is interesting that gardeners seem to hate plants that succeed too easily. Even if they are good, reliable ornamentals, …

Urban Farming - Hobby Farms

UF<p>Urban Farming<p>March 23, 2018<p>Do you want to start a garden but feel a bit overwhelmed? Here’s an easy list of tools to make your first year of …