Article: Music of The Hemispheres

January 1, 2007

Music of The Hemispheres

by Clive Thompson for NY Times Music (Dec. 31, 2006)

““Listen to this,” Daniel Levitin said. “What is it?” He hit a button on his computer keyboard and out came a half-second clip of music. It was just two notes blasted on a raspy electric guitar, but I could immediately identify it: the opening lick to the Rolling Stones’ “Brown Sugar.” ”

Read full article here


Listen: The Beatles in America – 1964 Pt. 1 & 2

January 1, 2007

from PRX

producer: Paul Ingles

PRX Description: “When The Beatles arrived in the United States in February of 1964, no one could have anticipated the tremendous impact the band would have on the development of American popular music and pop culture.

Paul Ingles hosts The Beatles in America — 1964 and takes listeners back to when The Beatles and America first got to know one another. This lively two-hour montage features rarely heard archival audio, concert recordings, and new interviews with fans and reporters who were swept into The Beatles frenzy. ”

Listen to Episode 1 of the program here

Listen to Episode 2 of the program here

Happy New Year!

January 1, 2007

Wishing you all the best for 2007. Hope this year brings you what you’ve worked hard for as well the happiness you deserve.