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Ruth Flowers: Dinosaur On The Wheel

Gray Hurlburt :: Friday, January 29th, 2010 4:45 pm

Her bulky solar shades, blue hair, and spangled bomber jacket identify Ruth Flowers, a 69-year-old grandmother from Bristol, England,  as “DJ Mamy Rock” when she spins in clubs popular to revelers around Europe. At her late age, the gumption of an old to evenhandedly master digital equipment and spin with a degree of talent should be admired. It’s a literal knobby fist in the  face of withering away.



Pint-Size Drumming Prodigy Jonah Rocks Tears Up YouTube

Amy Rose Spiegel :: Thursday, January 14th, 2010 4:55 pm

It’s hard not to be incredibly jealous of great musicians.  Given this, it’s especially hard when the musician is FIVE YEARS OLD.  Jonah Rocks is, according to his website, a complete autodidact who’s been obsessed with drums since the age of three.  I’m sorry, but I’ve been trying to learn a few different instruments, with and without lessons, for years, and this skill level is beyond me  Jonah Rocks makes me accept the fact that I will never be as musically gifted as this toddler.  Great.  But really, this is unbelievable talent for someone so young, and it’s a total pleasure to watch.



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Run Toto Run do Passion Pit

Amy Laviero :: Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 5:08 pm

While scouring the internet for new music, I came across this cover of Passion Pit’s “Sleepyhead,” by Run Toto Run and thought I would share because hey, who doesn’t love a good cover song?  Hailing from the UK, the band has only been around about a year, although their cover and single, “Catch My Breath,” have enjoyed some recent satellite radio air play and online buzz generated by the blogging community. MORE »