Way more electro–and arguably less annoying–than Deadmau5, these floppy disk and hard drives recreate the quintessential Led Zeppelin song, “Stairway to Heaven”.
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Enlisting in the army to avoid jail time (he had been caught joy riding twice), Jimi Hendrix can be seen in uniform in this 1961 photo. While discharged a year later for some pretty interesting reasons, it was during this time that Hendrix started his first band with Billy Cox. And yes–we are well aware that Hendrix could even make one-pieces look cool.
Wish you could get into arguably the biggest sporting event in the planet but prefer musical drops to kick offs? This video incorporates all the sport’s movement into a dynamic music video unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Enjoy!
Never heard of a Rubens tube before? Now you have. The physics apparatus examines how sound waves generate pressure, and how their variation affects the way gas flows from the holes in this “Pyro Board”, which thereby influences the flames’ height and color. Just wait until they put the flames to actual music. But please, don’t try this at home.
The avant garde musician poses with his relatively vanilla parents, Francis and Rosemarie, in 1970.
For a man who arguably did more than any other person to influence what the 1960s sounded like, John Lennon was a surprisingly private figure. Even today, more than three decades after his death and in a world full of people who still consider themselves his fans, it’s possible to be surprised by some of the less-known facts about the rock icon. Here are ten facts that might surprise you about the life of John Lennon:
10) He Didn’t Like The Sound Of His Own Voice
According to George Martin, by way of biographer Ray Coleman, John was never satisfied with the way he sounded on vinyl. Martin said that Lennon had “an intense dislike of his own voice,” and was forever asking for more effects to be added to alter his vocals.