links for 2009-04-14

  • Characterised by bombastic, reverberating instruments which constantly threatened to drown out the vocals, the Wall of Sound was one of the first attempts to use the recording studio as an instrument in its own right. Below are some of the prime examples of Spector's music.
  • There’s a church in Sweden that had it’s member donate Legos and they used them to create a life size Jesus for Easter. My church isn’t quite that cool, we only had cross with flowers. It’s sounds like a great Youth Room decoration.
  • Music is everywhere. Music is on the radio, the TV, in the movies and in clubs. Music is on your cellphone, in video games and in the elevator. It is a powerful element of everyday life. People listen to music for entertainment or use it to express their feelings. The applications of music are manifold. Some people put on a CD to relax, others go out to dance and get rid of excessive energy. Music has healing power and can uplift your spirits. In this day and age it is almost impossible to imagine a world without music. Listeners and musicians are as diverse as the people of this earth. Many listeners are musicians as well as musicians are listeners.
  • You are bidding on a 16mm film print of the movie Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back in Anamorphic Scope format (a scope lens is needed to view this unstretched).
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