German soundtrack composer Martin Böttcher passed on friday. My old band recorded his Der Ölprinz and Kara Ben Nemsi Effendi main themes, and with Tecumseh Melodie I aimed to understand his unique sound by trying to rebuild some of his trademark devices. Martin Böttcher not only beamed generations of kids into a beautiful adventurous frontier west with his audio magic, but in the mid seventies he also was one – if not the – first sail boarders in Germany!
Very nice and compact analysis about the Italian western soundtracks recorded between the mid 60s and the mid 70s. My only criticism would be that the presenter is furthering the “alternative fact” that The Shadows recorded Surf Music. I’m not linking to the English wikipedia for the same reason.
Greg Noll Search for Surf
“We’re being overwhelmed by our waste.”
Tiki bar site Critiki has named Portland’s Hale Pale as the third best tiki bar in the entire world—for the second year in the row.
Il compositore, direttore d’orchestra e arrangiatore Alessandro Alessandroni è morto a Roma. Aveva da poco compiuto 92 anni. Celebre il suo
Dublin’s Science Gallery hosted an evening of talks by Sea for Society featuring people whose lives revolve around the ocean.
Temperatures in parts of the Arctic are expected to rise above 0C for the second winter in a row
Wißt ihr wie ihr im Longboardbusiness in kürzester Zeit eine Million Euro nach Hause bringt? Nein? Ganze einfach: Investiert einfach zwei Millionen. Mit Glück bleibt dann eine Million übrig. Das nicht alles immer nur fun sport ist, bekommen derzeit die amerkikanischen Hersteller zu spüren. Etliche Firmen sind in unruhige Fahrwasser geraten und kämpfen um das …
This handsome and heartfelt documentary takes us into the world of the Gaza Strip’s surfing enthusiasts, and reveals a formidable resilience pulsing within a beleaguered population.
Source: Gaza Surf Club
Horace Poolaw’s photography is unearthed at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian
Young ripper Santi Domingorena is probably one of the best groms out there on the Island. He has a great ability to make everything seem much easier than it is.
At 88, Morricone is a towering presence in film history. As he celebrates 60 years in music, the Italian composer talks shoots, scores and the masterpieces we missed
Logging With Love / Norway
Quelle: 1960’s Beatnik Glossary
We have an anonymous army of unpaid, unsupported kids who are always better, always improving, and making movies that are weird and innovative and sometimes just astoundingly good theater.
“I stand with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline. We have witnessed inspiring and brave acts by Native Americans and their allies who are defending and trying to protect their sacred sites and the safety of their sole source of water.The fossil fuel industry – and the owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline in particular – have been proceeding with what appears to be a dangerous project in blatant disregard of obvious risks to the Missouri River and with disrespec
Last year a company set up by an Italian former scuba recycled more than 5,000 tons of discarded nets into nylon for apparel brands including Speedo
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Unprecedented DNA analyses of people in indigenous populations suggest that almost all non-Africans trace their roots to one migration from the continent.
The ocean conservation society last week completed its first-ever expedition to document the richness of habitats and threats to marine life in waters off the Netherlands, UK, Norway and Denmark
IF you have a Yahoo account you might want to ditch it after revelations the tech giant created a tool for the US government to scan through people’s private messages. The company had worked with e…
This excellent op-ed piece by ?Ohu Gon needs to be shared with many. By Sam ‘Ohu Gon September 4, 2016 The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) recently unveiled a groundbreak…
By reconstructing past global warming and the carbon cycle on Earth 56 million years ago, researchers have used computer modeling to estimate the
Big Ole Spaghetti Western music fest, aka The Sounds of Cinema festival. Friday, Sept. 23rd
Air quality in sun-baked California area has been identified as the worst in the US. Residents are concerned, but low wages mean long hours in the thick of it
Byron Bay Malibu Classic – Good Vibes, Fantastic Waves
California’s kelp forests are disappearing from the north coast. These formerly lush, dense jungles of sea weed provided shelter, food, and in many cases home, for many, many marine creatures…