Category Archives: music

Why Beauty Matters by Roger Scruton

Beginning: At any time between 1750 and 1930 if you asked educated people to describe the aim of poetry, art or music, they would have replied “beauty.” And if you had asked for the point of that you would have learned … Continue reading

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The Sound of Thin Ice Singing | A Sound from My Childhood

“The eerie sounds are generated by a phenomenon called acoustic dispersion. There’s a neat explanation in this video. In case you are simply disappointed that he never fell through the ice, you’ll be rewarded by watching this clip. -via Digg”

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We’re Lucky They Are Good

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Something Wonderful: The Anthem Sung From All Floors In Louisville Hotel – American Digest

via Something Wonderful: The Anthem Sung From All Floors In Louisville Hotel – American Digest LOUISVILLE, Ky. – (5) Garrett Mager – Had a proud #American moment tonight. “Woke up in my hotel hearing a lot of noise outside in … Continue reading

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Formula One to end long-standing practice of using ‘grid girls’ | Are Rap Music’s Hos and Bitches Next? Hope So

PARIS — There will be no more “grid girls” before Formula One races and no more “podium girls” celebrating with the drivers after them. F1 said Wednesday it will end the long-standing practice of using women on the grid and … Continue reading

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Aaron Tippin sings “You Gotta Stand for Something”

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The sex lives of conductors

“I once knew a great conductor who claimed that he never boarded a plane to a new orchestra without a tube of lube in his pocket. Just in case he got lucky (which he often did). Conductors are migratory birds … Continue reading

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