Brilliant issue of The New Yorker this week. John Mackey (CEO of Whole Foods) profile and a piece on Van Gogh’s ear and his relationship with Gauguin. “It’s true that the moral luck dramatized by modern art involves an uncomfortable element of ethical exhibitionism. We gawk and stare as the painters slice off their ears and down the booze and act like clowns. But we rely on...
Very silly & sweet. Flaming Lips live on KCRW. →
“You can be a Frog” with participation from friends from KCRW staff acting as animals. :)
Carolina Chocolate Drops →
My new favorite band almost just ‘cause of the name alone. African-American stringband musicians with an album out soon on Nonesuch produced by Joe Henry.