"My style is too cold / Always forever like Luther / But it ain’t original / because I stole it from the future" Video has surfaced of a 19-year-old Kanye West freestyling at the now-defunct Fat Beats record store in Greenwich Village, 1996. (via the New York Daily News)
joy and pain | rob base and the late dj e-z rock
“The Penitent Man Shall Pass”
Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade (1989)
Hugh Jackman performs a selection from BBC Radio’s Wolverine: The Musical.
I forgot how happy this song — and this video — makes me.
The Russian Police Choir performs Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” at the opening ceremonies of the Sochi Olympics because while they’re on duty they’re probably doing other stuff like arresting gay people.
“Be wary of great leaders. Hope that there are many, many small leaders.”
The late PETE SEEGER, during an interview with the Associated Press following an Occupy Wall Street march in 2011; the music great and activist died Monday at the age of 94.
(via CBS News)
This is the excellentest thing.
pompeii (acoustic studio recording) | bastille
“You know, back when I was drinking and using I used to imagine things that weren’t there, that were frightening. Then I got sober and two robots called me and asked me to make an album.”
Music producer PAUL WILLIAMS, accepting the Album of the Year Grammy on behalf of Daft Punk.
The Grammys gave their first Music Educator Award to a teacher from New York State!