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To showcase the natural resources that give the Touch Wood phone its unique look, an ad agency engaged Invisible Designs Lab’s Kenjiro Matsuo to make a giant wooden xylophone that stretches across a lengthy swath of forest. The Rube Goldberg-like contraption plays Bach’s Cantata 147, “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” in (seemingly) one take, using […] · Watch video →
From Antti Paalanen’s new solo album Breathbox, released November 22, 2010. Music is composed by Paalanen and produced by Kimmo Pohjonen. Antti Paalanen is one of the leading musicians of modern Finnish folk music. Paalanen graduated as Master of Music from the Department of Folk Music of the Sibelius Academy in 2006. Paalanen plays the […] · Watch video →
From Krista Tippett on Being: He is a genius of improvisation; a genre-bending vocal magician and conductor. And he sings the territory between music, mystery, and spirit. Who better to contemplate the human voice — its delights, its revelations, and its mystery — than Bobby McFerrin? · Watch video →
From TED: Cellist Maya Beiser plays a gorgeous eight-part modern etude with seven copies of herself, and segues into a meditative music/video hybrid — using tech to create endless possibilities for transformative sound. Music is Steve Reich’s “Cello Counterpoint,” with video from Bill Morrison, then David Lang’s “World to Come,” with video by Irit Batsry. · Watch video →
From NY Times Magazine: A violent burst of sequins and jazz hands. ‘Friday Night Lights’ is a TV show about teenagers, high school and teamwork. So is ‘Glee.’ But only one of these shows became a huge hit. And not the one that deserved to be.
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