Selections from Riceboy Sleeps by Jónsi & Alex.
Performed by Jónsi & Alex, Latvian National Choir and the Wordless Music Orchestra led by Jeffrey Milarsky. Live from the Church of St. Paul the Apostle, NYC.
(Sleeping Giant, Happiness, Indian Summer, Daníell in the Sea, Atlas Song and Boy 1904)
The entire "Credo" concert from Lincoln Center's White Lights Festival is now streaming on Q2 here.
I'd be lying if I said I wasn't super excited to realize an excellent orchestrational use of whirly-tubes (7:55). Also, props to Q2 (and Nadia Sirota, and John Schaefer) for a great live broadcast and attendant web-chat that hosted comments from thousands of listeners all over the world (including one from my dad: "listening from Sedona, Arizona, where the vortexes are crying uncle").
When cynicism starts to creep in about music-making, these are the type of events that wipe it away. More please!
Remember when you had to figure out what to do with the guy in your high school band who couldn't really drum and had less than stellar timing and focus and was kind of physically awkward? Remember how you had that guy play cymbals? This is not that.
SCV 2008 Cymbal Line
It's good times for ramen fans over at Molly y - e - h pronounced "yay"'s blog. Today I answer a few questions about Hidechan, our newest shop in east Midtown. But let me clarify, I'm no true ramen expert! I am merely an enthusiast. A hobbyist, if you will. For proper instruction, please refer to our master in the conveniently embedded video below.
And remember, "if you are not serious about ramen, you can always go home and eat cup noodle, arigatou gozaimasu, arigatou gozaimasu..."