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Instruments: An ice didgeridoo (also, a sound suit)

I have written (briefly) about the didgeridoo massages (including BRAIN massages) offered at Minneapolis’ Mill City Farmer’s Market previously. Now, this wonderful blog post, which tells the tale of how one man created a didgeridoo out of ice in the Antarctic, comes to my attention.

See also on the Odd Instrument blog:

Nick Cave’s “Art in Motion,” – sound suits in action. Some of these people look like Big Bird. Others look like guys with chandeliers on their heads. Great times. Great suits.

[mefi]

Video: Astrobiology rap

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Links for 8.28.08: Jam Legend, Cherp, breastcasting…

*Webcasting: Radiohead will be webcasting a show live from Santa Monica tonight, at 8:30 Central time. They are competing with Barack, people. How are we supposed to find resolution here? [pop candy]

*Videogames: JamLegend takes the Guitar Hero phenomenon online. (Their site was offline when I tried to visit. Funny. I guess.) [techcrunch]

*The Brett Favre of Musicians: Entertainment Weekly interviews M.I.A.: “I was quite happy to just leave it all behind. I was happy with what I had achieved. Now, with the success of ‘Paper Planes,’ there’s pull for me to make another record.” [music slut]

*Obit: It seems like every day this summer you see a new music-related obit. This time it’s for a guy who isn’t even dead. Bloomberg accidentally runs Steve Jobs’ obituary.

*Ideas: The Futility of Flogging Music, by Music Think Tank. I guess I thought flogging meant something else. Which is why I clicked in in the first place. [largehearted boy]

*Music biz: MuSick in the Head (and ReadWriteWeb) muses on iTunes prospects of joining the cloud. “The potential notion of Subscription + Cloud + iPhone + Taste Networking = pretty compelling proposition.”

*Breastcasting: Katy Perry gets a cast made out of her breasts. And, I take it, she liked it. [buzzfeed]

*Mashups: Atmosphere vs. Silversun Pickups [mfr]

*Marketing services: Cherp is a marketing services agency that helps corporations optimize their presence on Twitter. Here’s what you need to know: Be a living, breathing human person with faults, aspirations and ideas. Use twitter. Don’t be a prick. Goodbye. [mashable]

Video: Tay Zonday sings “Kumbaya” (creepy)

I am literally trembling with fear.