More than everything you want to know about a good song.
Kyoto-based company Cerca Travel has set up a service providing all the glamor of a wedding without any of the commitment in what they call a “Solo Wedding.” That’s right: women can now have the full wedding day experience without actually having to get hitched.
(B.I. video is here.)
Backup singers are one of the keys to rock 'n' roll, and according to this, now almost everybody can have some.
"I'm gonna add some bottom so that the dancers just won't hide."
Too much Red Hot Chili Pepper and Jamiroquai but otherwise, reasonable selections.
Forget ISIS and Ebola, this is really, really bad: modern technology has made it much more difficult to be a music snob.
My record collection is no longer a lifestyle, a biography, a status. The identities that I and a generation of fellow aesthetes spent our lives fashioning are suddenly obsolete. They turned out to be mere patterns of consumption, no more resilient than the patterns of production that provoked them. Not content to ruin music for the first three decades of my life, the major labels have collapsed and ruined dating too. I will probably never forgive them, if I ever get around to forgiving myself.
Rockabilly. Pretty darn good: "Dress It Up, Better Have It All".
UPDATE: link fixed now. Thanks, Michael.
But one scholar pointed in a different direction: “If you’re willing to construe the term ‘hymn’ liberally, then the most heard, most successful hymn of the last few decades could be ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For,’ by U2.”
Most people think of U2 as a wildly popular rock band. Actually, they’re a wildly popular, semi-secretly Christian rock band.