Music

Futurama says goodbye to cartoon network

I’m angry at past-Davey-Dave for not recognizing how good Futurama is. Among other respects, it’s the only network show of the last bazillion years that’s gonna set a scene to Donovan’s Atlantis. But I’m getting over the resentment of earlier-me by watching all 121 hours of the ongoing 5-day Futurama marathon on the Cartoon Network.

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What’s Going On This Weekend?

Oh, here’s some stuff! Friday The Wrong Reasons are in Northhampton tonight, not really a long trip and since the weather has cleared…10pm, Sierra Grille, Northhampton. More road trip action: The ‘Mericans play a free show at Toad, in Cambridge. Absolutely worth the trip. 9pm, free. NEW:Sharks Come Cruisin’ bring their sea shanty sing-a-longs to

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Bing and Bowie

The Washington Post has the story on the making of the famous Bing Crosby-David Bowie Christmas special. Check it: [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKTHvW2JcAA] One of the most successful duets in Christmas music history — and surely the weirdest — might never have happened if it weren’t for some last-minute musical surgery. David Bowie thought “The Little Drummer Boy”

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In praise of the only person whose Christmas music I can tolerate

And. Love. Vince Guaraldi did the music for the Peanuts specials, and much more. Sadly, I couldn’t find any good footage of him playing, but here’s his son saying nice things about him, and promoting what looks like an upcoming movie: [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3GrmM0sQY4] National prominence was just around the corner. Inspired by the 1959 French/Portuguese film

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Epic Space Jam Tests Providence Pot Supply

Friday night at AS220, in celebration of the Winter Solstice (fucking Wiccans…) the United Space Rock Coalition will play for twelve fucking hours, bravely pushing the limits of what is considered listenable to even the most incredibly stoned fans of Can and Popol Vuh. The band will feature a rotating cast of players from a

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