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Sound Sculpture by Byoungho Kim - Three Hundred Silent Pollens, 2009 (aluminum, piezo speakers, condenser microphone, microspeaker, mixer, amplifier).

Adolf Wölfli. "The Crucifixion of Jesus Christ", 1917. From "Books with Songs. and Dances"

Laurie Anderson - Duets on Ice, 1974. This piece was conducted in New York and other cities around the world, involved her playing the violin along with a recording while wearing ice skates with the blades frozen into a block of ice; the performance ended only when the ice had melted away.

Laura Phillips "Laurie" Anderson is an American experimental performance artist, composer and musician who plays violin and keyboards and sings in a variety of experimental music and art rock styles. #selfportrait to watch with better quality Late 70's smooth rock at it's best.

Song by singer-songwriter Dory Previn who passed away in febr 2012. Dory enriched a period in pop history that also saw the emergence of Joni Mitchell Carole King. She never became as well known, though she did record a live album at Carnegie Hall, partly because her voice was never as big as theirs, but also because her dark and funny lyrics were not for pop radio. They were, however, clear antecedents of the work of later balladeers like Sinead OConnor and Suzanne Vega. Dory was 86 years…

Next summer the Tour de France will start in the Dutch city of Utrecht. Utrecht band Blaudzun wrote a song and produced a sweet little video to promote that 5 day event that possibly will attract almost a million visitors.

It was too good to be on TV. Circa 1999 or 2000, director PT Anderson oversaw a pilot for a musical VH1 variety show that would have starred his frequent musical collaborator Jon Brion. The late singer-songwriter Elliott Smith appeared in the pilot, singing classic songs "Son of Sam," "Independence Day," "Bottle Up and Explode," "Everything Means Nothing to Me," and "Happiness," plus three brilliantly chosen covers: "Jealous Guy"," "Waterloo Sunset," and Big Star's "Nighttime". 43 minutes…