Thursday, September 18, 2008

A Brief Musical Interlude

1. "Mozart, Metallica fans kindred spirits after all: research"
"Although fans of bands like Metallica are traditionally portrayed as
 work-shy, long-haired students and lovers of Mozart are seen as sober
 and hard-working, researchers found that both music types attract
 creative people who are at ease with themselves but can be

2. "LEGO Album Covers"

3. "Jacket Lunch Box"
A site dedicated to the reproduction of album covers using food.  The
site is in Japanese.  There are links to alphabetic listings on the
right - look for "name:ABCDE" etc.
* Example set-list/menu?
* Google translation of the home page

4. "Radiohead Use Fancy Technology in Camera-Free Video"
"'The Geometric Informatics scanning system employs structured light
 to capture detailed 3D images at close proximity... The Velodyne Lidar
 system uses multiple lasers to capture large environments in 3D, in
 this case 64 lasers rotating and shooting in a 360 degree radius 900
 times per minute, capturing all of the exterior scenes and wide party

5. "How to sing like a planet"
"Scientists say the Earth is humming. Not just noise, but a deep,
 astonishing music. Can you hear it?"