V 2009 Season 2, Episode 1 (S2E1) – Red Rain

Well, the long awaited continuation of the 2009 incarnation of the television series V aired two nights ago. The episode continues from last season, when Anna (in an uncontrollable fit of rage for the murder of her offspring children) prematurely unleashes red sky (episode “Red Sky”) from which red rain comes forth –a process with

While My Guitar Gently Weeps –Prince with Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne

The above is from a tribute the 2008 vh1 Hall of Fame ceremony. Wow, and I thought Prince was just going to go through the motions and join in on the sing-along. I knew he could play guitar but he blew all those other musicians away, considering they are only song writers singing from a

Lakitas Matriasaya, a feminist musical group breaking the patriarchal hold on Andean music

Lakitas Matriasaya is an independent Andean musical band that consists mainly of Andean panpipes and two drums –a bass and snare drum (and a third percussionist by way of hand-held cymbals). Fifteen members make up the band at present. Twelve pipers sing and play the pipes, while three play percussion. The band formed in Valpara√≠so,

BSD Needs Spiced up Atmosphere-bsdtalk

I’m not sure why I can’t post comments to bsdtalk. Maybe it’s because I’m not signed up with the hosting service or because it doesn’t support Firefox. I can’t remember as I quit trying sometime ago. Anyways … seeing that I can’t post, I thought I’d post a comment on my own blog. Note to

Jack White Sells Out with Alicia Keys?

I never really liked Run DMC’s remake, if that’s what you can call it, of Aerosmith’s hit “Walk this Way”. Depending on how you look at it, it may not have been a remake as much as a legitimate¬†new creative product. I doubt the latter, as the guitar riff is unmistakably Aerosmith, and for it