Monthly Archives: October 2011
Here’s a great 40 minute performance by the Arcade Fire from earlier this month. They played at a benefit that Neil Young hosted to raise money for a school for children with disabilities: They’re awesome.
Last weekend I discovered a great bluegrass/folk band while having a few drinks at Stoddard’s Fine Food & Ale. Trampled By Turtles, if you’re into this sort of thing:
Via James Fallows, an Owl swooping in on its prey, filmed in HD at 1000 fps:
From the open mic on Monday night: Matches & Heat: Till August: More of Vanessa’s music here.
Another high-definition time-lapse landscape video. There seem to be dozens of these going around these days. But many are extraordinarily well done, and this one by Dustin Farrell is no exception:
It only reached an altitude of 23 miles, but it definitely looks like space. For a prize of $10k, an amateur rocket builder launched a rocket 121,000 feet into the sky and has footage of the entire event. The video’s pretty … Continue reading
It’s short, and worth quoting in it’s entirety. Lloyd Constantine in the NYT: WHEN Bank of America told its customers recently that it would start charging them $5 a month to use debit cards, it argued that it was forced … Continue reading
From a Doctor Doom Orchestra show at the Paradise last month, my good friend Mr. Dave Pratt takes a solo on the sax, followed by a harmonica solo by the Doctor: