Category Archives: Music

Sinead O’Connor on Tavis Smiley

Sinead O’Connor on Tavis Smiley I am sick and yesterday was watching daytime tv. Sinead O’Connor was on Tavis Smiley. I just want to give Sinead O’Connor a hug. She admittedly seems very manic at times, but if you can … Continue reading

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Stuck in My Head: Story of an Artist – Daniel Johnston

“Listen up and I’ll tell a story,  ’bout an artist growing old, some would try for fame and glory, others like to watch the world.” -Daniel Johnston

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In praise of the harmonica – Lentil

Another picture book! I  saw this at work and finally got around to reading it. It’s great. This book has character. Lentil wants to sing, but can’t. Neither can he whistle. All he can do is play the harmonica. There’s … Continue reading

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Tree Record

Bartholomaus Traubeck: Check it out. A friend saw this on Reddit. It’s a record player modified to play pieces of wood. Now that’s innovation for you. Click the link to see it play.

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Mr. Spock’s Music From Outer Space

“Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Earth”: I really want to buy this album. It’s “highly illogical,” but  it’s a little hard to find! I looked this up because this song used be played on Dr. Demento. Note: Dr. Demento is the jam. … Continue reading

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Space is the Place: Sun Ra

I was so excited when I discovered that Sun Ra’s Arkestra is still touring. I just sent them an email telling them to get their asses to Portland. So, if they do make it here, and you are in the … Continue reading

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