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Video: Bon Iver does a Black Cab Session

I wish I could embed this video of Bon Iver singing and playing in the back of a black cab, but I am unable to do so. Due to my own incompetence, no doubt.

There is flannel involved. And a beard.

Links for 6.8.08: Prince’s b-day, Reznor’s rage, Winehouse’s racism

*Prince turned 50 yesterday. The BBC has a timeline.

*The New York Times on Trent Reznor’s “Frustration and Fury“: “Fear has governed my life, if I think about it.”

*I did not watch this video. And I usually don’t link to much Amy Winehouse stuff. But, the usual. [fiddlr]

*I wrote about these for my day job back in the day, but mefi reminds me: Smart Shorties are multiplication tables set to hip-hop beats. [mefi]

*Jakob Dylan is almost 40 and he has 4 kids.

*Off topic. Borges comes alive (kinda). “Uncreative writer” retypes the New York Times. Next up: Uncreative blogger does nothing but link to shit. [swissmiss]

*Off topic: A German nursing home has created a fake bus stop in its neighborhood to keep Alzheimer patients from wandering off.

Video: Live Radiohead performance of new song, “Super Collider”


Video: Recital of ’50s pianist William Kapell

The New York Times writes a love letter to 1950s pianist William Kapell, who died at age 31. Here’s a video of Mr. Kapell performing a Scarlatti sonata, a Chopin nocturne and more.

Video: Arnel Pineda sings “Don’t Stop Believin'”

Following up on that GQ article I referenced yesterday: New Journey lead singer Arnel Pineda sings “Don’t Stop Believin'” with his previous band, The Zoo. Mr. Pineda is from the Philippines.

Also, the article uses the term “cucumber-smuggler jeans.” OK, I’m done with this Journey thing.