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sounds_sound  ·  24 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Frank Lloyd Wright's Midway Gardens

Thanks for finishing my thought. I was interrupted in the middle of writing my comment but I guess hubski automatically 'contributes' it after a while? That's an unfortunate feature.

You've got a good point. I always read it as both, 'what attention to detail AND what an asshole'.

sounds_sound  ·  24 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Frank Lloyd Wright's Midway Gardens

My favorite FLW story is the one where an old client of his one day recieved a vase in the mail with a letter from FLW saying 'This would look perfect above

sounds_sound  ·  67 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 'A New Jingle, for a New Era' - RZA unveils new ice cream truck song

I certainly didn't know the history, but I'm pleased at the gesture by Bobby Digital.

This discussion reminds me of the NYTimes 1619 series, episode 3, on American music appropriation. Good listen if you have a minute.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/06/podcasts/1619-black-american-music-appropriation.html

sounds_sound  ·  75 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why a Court Overturned the Death Sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

I was on a jury in 2006 for a domestic abuse case. They intervewed the jurors, dismissed one I think, and then accepted that replacement. The selection took about an hour. For this Tsarnaev case they interviewed 256 people which is insane. At that rate I would guess you get both bogged down by the sheer number of people, but also by the minutiae of each persons differences thus leaving a larger hole of subject matter for the other side to fit an appeal into. I think peer selection still has a place in the process but it sounds like in this case they were doomed from the start.

sounds_sound  ·  100 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 390th Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

A new HUM album came out recently. First in 22 years. I've always liked this band. This one does not disappoint. Here's a personal favorite:

sounds_sound  ·  131 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Giant bubbles keep The Flaming Lips at a safe social distance

No kidding. I was even thinking - haven't I already seen them do this once? Either way, it's still cool to see.

When I sold all of my pedals the only one I couldn't part with was The Rat. It sits on my work desk.