The Marriage of Music & Open Source Technology in 2012

To listen to music, I sometimes use Iceberg  (and have previously written about it). They have their own cloud based player, so you lose control over what you listen to (although categories exist and user feedback is accepted). I assume that’s what they’re after in the end, to decide what gets airplay. Even so, they’re back to

Entrevista con Christian Aguila, ex cantante de Señor Insecto

Había planeado publicar este articulo con un vídeo de canciones Nu Folk de Christian Aguila , pero después de esperar por un año y de perder contacto, decidí mover adelante sin su música de solista. Feb. 20, 2010 Finalmente tuve la oportunidad de entrevistar Christian Aguila (mejor conocido por el apodo “el Lana”). El divide

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 Valparaíso,