Long ago when I was studying music, I had lunch with one of the professors while he went over surveys children had filled out during a youth concert. One question was "What was your favorite instrument?"
Normally people write trumpet. Or drums. Or violin. Often they write 'guitar' even though there was no guitar.
This time it was 'Bassoon.'
Bassoon bassoon bassoon bassoon bassoon bassoon.
Turned out the bassoonist had put on a black cape and played the Imperial March during intermission.
The first color photographic process came in what was called "autochrome" which utilized potato starch as the key ingredient. Here is an autochromes from 1920 by Gustave Gain. https://t.co/zEDL86S9sn
I wrote this for Lifehacker about how all your notifications are LIES and today is a good day to turn off all your notifications, so enjoy: https://lifehacker.com/your-notifications-are-lying-to-you-1829334172
Saddened/angered by the realization that I had never heard of this amazing woman until I read this ‘restorative obituary’ in the New York Times:
Overlooked No More: Voltairine de Cleyre, America’s ‘Greatest Woman Anarchist’ — At a time of rampant income inequality, stifling social roles for women and church-mandated morality, de Cleyre rebelled
Moonrise over The National tonight in Berkeley. What a band. #theNational
@chest_bot open chest
I’m looking for new ways to find and get excited about music and would love a #Funkwhale invite, if any of you all can send one my way. Please?