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35,000 year old flute crafted from the hollow bone of a Griffin Vulture discovered in cave in southwestern Germany. “Archaeologists and other scholars can only speculate as to what moved these early Europeans to make music.” Well, they could talk to a musician about that. “The Hohle Fels flute was uncovered in sediments a… few feet away from the carved …

Opinions on Biber recordings?

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Trying to decide if I want to spend money on Biber done by Goebel and Musica Antiqua Koln or Romanesca or John Holloway? Listening to clips, I hear things I like in them all. OK. I got Holloway’s “Der Turken Anmarsch” because there was one left in stock and it made me dizzy (in a good way). So now what …

An All Natural, Organic, Folk Holiday Music Offering from the Kearns

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Inspiration struck upon hearing Nuttin’ for Christmas last night. We’d no idea it existed and if you aren’t familiar then I suggest you go take a listen at the above link before proceeding, because… I promptly came up with my own all natural, organic, folk holiday version, got Marty to play guitar, and off-the-top of our heads we gathered around …

Heston's "On the B Side" on the Michael Baisden show, now

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Heston, today, on the Michael Baisden show. Heston is the artist Marty recorded who recently released his CD Storyteller. It’s also available on iTunes. Update: After a couple of brief interviews with Heston, and a few callers speaking to Heston, they’re playing “No Way”. A nice, gentle choice. Sounds really good broadcast. Update: Heston’s page at iseecolor.com. And Heston’s Myspace …

Free samba music by Bratuke–right here, right now

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Marty recorded this carnival samba today for the percussion group, Bratuke. They’re a new group, just starting to perform more frequently and are working on getting a website up. If you’re in Little Five Points (here in Atlanta) they practice every Sunday afternoon at the community center. The names of the players: Colin Agnew, Rafael Pereira, Chris Befille, Justin Chesarek, …

500 Songs for Kids Benefit

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Smith’s Olde Bar has been holding a Songs for Kids Foundation “500 Songs for Kids” benefit. Which is quite a marathon. 500 bands/artists are given a different greatest sing-a-long song to play. 50 bands/artists play a night! Imagine. Equipment is already set up but some bands still drag in their own. Non-stop sing-a-long entertainment. You are assigned your songs. Thus …

Wildly imaginative worlds of Yannick Puig

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A couple of wonderful whimsical offerings. H.o.p. loves the animations of Yannick Puig, such as the below “I Lived on the Moon”. Another is the delightful “Krapooyo”. I like Puig’s animations as well. P.S. “I Lived on the Moon” was replayed over and over here today and probably will be for a while. I showed it to Marty when he …