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Back in 1977 we sent the two Voyager probes out into the universe. Contained within were “the golden record” sharing the sounds of Earth. (Read more @ CNN.com.) Recently the golden record was pressed into vinyl and released to the public. I was a Kickstarter backer and received my boxes set yesterday. Check out my photos of this amazing set below. You can also pre-order the non-crowdfunded edition @ OzmaRecords.
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Mashup of the cast of Sesame Street reenacting “Sabotage” by the Beastie Boys. Featuring appearances by Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Oscar the Grouch, Super Grover, Bert and Ernie, Telly, Ms. Finch, and more. Video by Mylo the Cat aka Adam Schleichkorn aka isthishowyougoviral. About 3 years ago, I spent a Sunday editing a video of the Muppets rapping “So What’Cha Want”, which ended up being a total game-changer for me. The original “Sabotage” music video is without a doubt, one of the greatest of all time, so I knew I couldn’t do a regular old lip sync video, I had to bring it! RIP MCA.
Last week, Green Day played a massive concert in London’s Hyde Park. But arguably the climax happened before the band even took the stage. Prior to the show, the stadium piped Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” through the speakers, at which point a massive singalong got underway. As one YouTuber put it, “Only Queen can rock a stadium without even being there,” a testament to their enduring influence. Enjoy the show. (Open Culture)