Buzzfeed points to this remix of “Japan’s oldest song,” Kokiriko Bushi.
There are skeletons.
In this week’s (September 1) New Yorker, artist Kehinde Wiley comments that Ice-T was the most difficult subject he ever had sit for him. “He had the most shocking level of ego and excess. It was me inviting these celebrities to be who they wanted to be, and he goes straight for a portrait of Napoleon. He was, like, ‘If anyone deserves to be Napoleon, it’s me. I’m the father of gangster rap.’ So he crowned himself.”
Also, here is a slide show of Mr. Wiley’s work, though it does not include his painting of Ice-T.
I have written (briefly) about the didgeridoo massages (including BRAIN massages) offered at Minneapolis’ Mill City Farmer’s Market previously. Now, this wonderful blog post, which tells the tale of how one man created a didgeridoo out of ice in the Antarctic, comes to my attention.
See also on the Odd Instrument blog:
Nick Cave’s “Art in Motion,” – sound suits in action. Some of these people look like Big Bird. Others look like guys with chandeliers on their heads. Great times. Great suits.
From Monday night in Saratoga, NY. This is not Steve Perry. It is a 40-year-old dude from the Philippines.