Monday, November 03, 2008
Wednesday, February 20, 2008
Jonathan Coulton has broken out into the semi-mainstream with an article about him on Yahoo News! Nifty.
Who is Jonathan Coulton, you ask? Well, he's a great geeky singer/songwriter I've written about before who got his start through the Internet and is now touring.
Wednesday, January 16, 2008
The Orb, Little Fluffy Clouds, and now Little Grey Clouds
The first ambient techno electronica CD I ever listened to was back at PENN (circa 1990), at the new CD store in Houston Hall at its listening bar. The title of the album intrigued me "The Orb's Adventures Beyond the Underworld" and right away I was hooked by the first track called "Little Fluffy Clouds." It has a processed sample of Levar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Star Trek TNG) interviewing Ricky Lee Jones, asking her about the skies in her childhood.
Last night on KCRW I heard an hysterical parody version called "Little Grey Clouds":