Links for 6/17/16

Guitarist, record producer and songwriter who co-wrote The Dark End of the Street and worked with Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin and Tammy Wynette

Source: Chips Moman obituary | Music | The Guardian


 

Working On a Dream: the Long Reef Old Mal & Vee Bottom Surf Fest


 

‘I am a Sunflower’: Amazing Chinese children’s propaganda record


 

When New England fishers complained of working harder and harder to catch fewer and fewer fish, Spencer Baird assembled a scientific team to investigate. Though a fishery failure would once have seemed inconceivable, Baird wrote in his report, “an alarming decrease of the shore-fisheries has been thoroughly established by my own investigations, as well as by evidence of those whose testimony was taken.” Continue reading

Source: The Number One Thing We Can Do to Protect Earth’s Oceans – BillMoyers.com

Skip Heller 78 RPM Release Party

Dionysus Records inaugural 78 RPM release does the label proud. Roots/exotica/rockabilly master Skip Heller returns to the imprint with Heller’s Hot 5

Source: 4/24: Skip Heller 78 RPM Release Party at La Luz de Jesus! –

Links for 3/24/16

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=they7m6YePo

 


 

These pages are extracted from a graphic design magazine that was published in 1901 in Japan. The magazine was titled Shin-Bijutsukai and regularly publish

Source: A Japanese graphic design magazine from 1901


 

NASA Confirms Earth’s Temperature Reached an Even-More-Terrifying Milestone in February


 

It was like a sequel to a bad movie.

Source: Power grab topples another defender of California’s environment – LA Times

Links for 2/1/16

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zgsIdMa8qA

Source: We have Pat Boone to thank for the most psychotic and deranged rockabilly record of all time! | Dangerous Minds


 

Hackney Brewery and food waste charity Feedback link up to launch quality pale ale that’s made from surplus loaves of bread

Source: Raise a Toast and help tackle the problem of food waste


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qChpapWBljE

Brant from Climate Truth writes, “A fishing boat captain, a restaurateur, and a Cuban refugee being displaced by rising seas in South Florida are setting off for New Hampshire next week to ha…

Source: Watch: Florida climate survivors travel to New Hampshire to confront Marco Rubio / Boing Boing


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Uu6Oxdmv7U

 

Tiki cocktails are making a comeback, but where and when did the trend take root? We take a brief look at the history of tiki cocktails and bars in the U.S.

Source: Tiki Cocktails: Then and Now – KegWorks Blog