This lovely cover was heard in the seventh episode of the new Watchmen TV show, titled “An Almost Religious Awe.” The track will appear on Reznor and Ross’s album “Watchmen: Vol. 3 (Music from the HBO Series)” due out December 16.
Jazz trumpeter Jack Sheldon, singer of the Schoolhouse Rock! classics “I’m Just a Bill” and “Conjunction Junction,” has died at age 88. With roots in the 1950s West Coast and bebop jazz scene, Sheldon became the longtime musical director of the Merv Griffin Show. In 1973, he became an ongoing contributor to Schoolhouse Rock!, voicing […]
In 1978, Japanese electronic music maestro Osamu Shoji (1932-2018) released this killer analog synth reimagining of the Star Wars soundtrack. I find Shoji’s take on the familiar themes to be far groovier than the disco exploitation of Meco’s US chart-topping “Star Wars and Other Galactic Funk” released the previous year.
Vaughan Oliver, the graphic designer whose work defined the 4AD record label, has died. He was 62. His ethereal, surreal, magnificent album art for The Pixies, Cocteau Twins, This Mortal Coil, and Clan of Xymox brought together design and music in a way that forever changed and elevated the design of music packaging. From The […]
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A good website should be able to do a lot of things, and that means a good web designer needs to be just as versatile. If you’re looking to break into this in-demand field but aren’t sure where to start, give The Complete 2020 Learn to Design Certification Bundle a look. It’s actually a package of […]
If you’ve got more than one Apple device, chances are your nightstand is a cluttered mess of charging cables; and if you take them out with you on the daily, your bag probably also has a tangled mass of chargers for your iPhone, AirPods, Apple Watch and so on. It’s time to de-clutter your charging […]