Posted 6 days ago

a wonderful tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez by NPR.

(Source: NPR)

Posted 6 days ago
tewchanz:

Give it to me eee 😩😊😍💗

a shirt made for my fiancé… and honestly, at a “club”… made for me too.

tewchanz:

Give it to me eee 😩😊😍💗

a shirt made for my fiancé… and honestly, at a “club”… made for me too.

(Source: newbyoes)

Posted 6 days ago

Gabriel García Márquez Dies

I love “One Hundred Years of Solitude” and recently re-read it last year. easily one of my favorite books. I have wanted to read his other major releases and will definitely someday soon. Marquez’s magical realism is hardly matched. may he rest in peace.

a great New Yorker Profile from 1999 here also.

Posted 1 week ago
Posted 1 week ago

i’m SO pumped for this movie… Bishop is in it!

Posted 1 week ago
  1. People who can't draw: Drawing is fucking hard
  2. People who don't try at all: Drawing is fucking hard
  3. Teachers: Drawing is fucking hard
  4. Beginning artists: Drawing is fucking hard
  5. Pro artists: Drawing is fucking hard
  6. Famous artists: Drawing is fucking hard
  7. Extremely famous artists: Drawing is fucking hard
  8. Long gone, passed away artists who went down in history: Drawing is fucking hard
  9. People who are upset an artist won't draw for them for free: Drawing is easy!
Posted 1 week ago

Some numbers on the audience for music

barthel:

The NCAA basketball finals, held last night, were watched by over 18 million people at their peak. That’s 6% of the U.S. population. In contrast, Pharrell’s “Happy,” currently the #1 single in the country, has sold about 3 million copies, or 1% of the U.S. population. (If…

Posted 1 week ago

the guy didn’t even tell them about having to have AA batteries…

also, i’m stoked about the few kids that get it. “well, an iPad costs you $700…”

sure, it’s also a computer, but you know, new tech costs money!

Posted 1 week ago

On the song, frontman Cedric Bixler-Zavala’s high pitched yelp and guitarist Omar Rodríguez-López’s frenetic, reverb-heavy guitar theatrics work in tandem to showcase their undeniable chemistry that’s carried them throughout their At The Drive-In and Mars Volta days. A brooding and chugging bassline from Flea gives the track some proto-punk flair, as Bixler-Zavala sings about atheists in foxholes and “falling out of the sky.”

vocals can make it or break it for me on tunes. Bixler-Zlava’s has always been a bit too brash for me, but the tune is solid. this is a welcome combination. i have a feeling Omar Rodriguez-López will be looking for another new combination NEXT year.

(other released tracks: 4am, Hanging in the Lurch)

Posted 1 week ago

This Is Why Switchfoot Won't Sing Christian Songs Anymore

i don’t like the title of the article, but the content is wonderful. Switchfoot has held this stance for a LONG time and has reached a LOT of people with their approach to music as Christians. Jon Foreman is very well read and very well spoken. The comparison that he makes to C. S. Lewis,  J.R.R. Tolkien, and J. S. Bach are important. The works of these men are made from Christian minds for the world at large as - if i remember correctly - Christ came for the world at large. 

Anyway, i find that this also points at quality of art as well, but that’s another rant.

(Source: facebook.com)

Posted 1 week ago

cross-connect:

Illustrations by Sai Tamiya

Sai Tamiya : Facebook | Tumblr

a modern take on a very old style. i like this a LOT.

Posted 1 week ago
Posted 1 week ago
That’s one of the great things about music. You can sing a song to 85,000 people and they’ll sing it back for 85,000 different reasons.
Dave Grohl (via psych-facts)