New Wave

{"content":{"id":2156,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eIf you want a bizarre \"the past is a different country\" moment, try watching \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0K5BgCI-U7c\"\u003eold Spuds McKenzie ads\u003c/a\u003e. Disturbingly, those ads are some of my first memories.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eFun Wikipedia articles: \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridge_to_nowhere\"\u003eBridges to Nowhere\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GInovXm59Ew\"\u003eRoxanne but it's just rocks\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.jwz.org/blog/2021/04/black-screen-screen-saver-0-99-may-require-additional-fees/\"\u003eI am glad I'm a cable cutter\u003c/a\u003e. I don't think there's much you can't stream for pretty cheap nowadays.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftZMBqn-Z8Y\"\u003eA bigger fish\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Sugrue\"\u003eThe executioner Lady Betty\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eChill music of the week: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cip5ahsB-pQ\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbypNN9j2Q8j8Qd1vTR0dM4Z8\u0026index=162\"\u003eDinah Shore - I'm Yours\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-11-08T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-11-07T18:42:58.000Z","updated_at":"2021-11-07T18:55:08.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=hype\"\u003ehype\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=carnivora\"\u003ecarnivora\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=bridges\"\u003ebridges\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=wikipedia\"\u003ewikipedia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=geology\"\u003egeology\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=new_wave\"\u003enew_wave\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nature\"\u003enature\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=fish\"\u003efish\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=traditional_pop\"\u003etraditional_pop\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=swing_jazz\"\u003eswing_jazz\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=chill\"\u003echill\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_forties\"\u003ethe_forties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ireland\"\u003eireland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=eighteenth_century\"\u003eeighteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":1942,"title":"Daily Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eRemember Line Rider? \u003ca href=\"https://delu.medium.com/i-spent-11-years-working-on-this-line-rider-track-96742fc0b709\"\u003eThis person spent 11 years making a line rider track\u003c/a\u003e, and it's very fun to see the result.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eThe Iceland Volcano is still going!!! Although it is slowing down a bit, it's still extremely fun to watch. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTvC6qiMWvc\"\u003eThis is my favourite clip\u003c/a\u003e, of a bunch of people casually hanging around burning grass, and \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYoWosoO27A\"\u003ethis is a live feed with sound\u003c/a\u003e. Volcano noises are pretty relaxing, it turns out.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eArchive.org just added \u003ca href=\"https://archive.org/details/utokyo-general\"\u003eover 4000 Japanese scrolls\u003c/a\u003e with all kinds of beautiful artwork.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_BjnP5EEy4\"\u003eAustralian magpies make unearthly noises\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.jwz.org/blog/2021/03/abandoned-butt-box/\"\u003e\"What's the weirdest thing you've found in an abandoned building?\"\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eNew funny ProZD video: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbzfVOJLHwM\"\u003e\"audition sides i get sent for my voice vs my face\"\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eRelaxing music of the week: English folk singer Kate Rusby started doing excellent living-room performances during the lockdown part of Covid. She still does them some time, like \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0Pq3PG2NdM\"\u003ethis week's cover of True Colours.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-04-04T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-04-03T14:17:55.000Z","updated_at":"2021-04-04T02:11:38.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=games\"\u003egames\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=geology\"\u003egeology\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=japan\"\u003ejapan\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=art\"\u003eart\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=printing\"\u003eprinting\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=painting\"\u003epainting\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=calligraphy\"\u003ecalligraphy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pop\"\u003epop\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=new_wave\"\u003enew_wave\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=uk\"\u003euk\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=birds\"\u003ebirds\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nature\"\u003enature\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=australia\"\u003eaustralia\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Links

{"content":{"id":1889,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eThe first computer I owned was great. It obsolete by the standards of the day, only ran DOS, was extremely loud, had all kinds of weird, relaxing noises, and had a physical key you could lock it with! Someone was kind enough to upload \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSNqzTwHiuU\"\u003evideo of that model and all it's various noises\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eYou may have heard that Bob's Burgers was supposed to be about cannibals. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjJkKn8WI6w\"\u003eA NSFWish video from the original pitch still exists\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eThe great medieval mathematician Bhaskara II wrote a lengthy math book in the second person, addressing it to his daughter. \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C4%ABl%C4%81vat%C4%AB#Name\"\u003eHere is a legend as to why, and a one page of translation\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eEver since WWII, \u003ca href=\"http://en.biginfinland.com/children-eat-free-helsinki-summer/\"\u003echildren in Helsinki eat free in the summer\u003c/a\u003e. Damn, Finland, you keep making the rest of us look bad.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eOne obnoxious trend in the 00s was Nerdcore Hip Hop. For the most part, it was as smug and self-congratulating as you can guess it was. Except for MC Frontalot, who was genuinely very talented. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nigRT2KmCE\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbyqTcwzWwGF5wpZiWESLl6Id\u0026index=316\"\u003eHis Zork song\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eGreat name, but significantly less exciting than it sounds: \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catastrophe_theory\"\u003eCatastrophe theory\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GInovXm59Ew\"\u003eRoxanne but it's just rocks\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-03-07T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-03-04T22:17:51.000Z","updated_at":"2021-03-07T01:10:47.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=retrocomputing\"\u003eretrocomputing\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=cartoons\"\u003ecartoons\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mathematics\"\u003emathematics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twelfth_century\"\u003etwelfth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=india\"\u003eindia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finland\"\u003efinland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=food\"\u003efood\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_zeroes\"\u003ethe_zeroes\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twenty-first_century\"\u003etwenty-first_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=hop-hop\"\u003ehop-hop\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=games\"\u003egames\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=lisp\"\u003elisp\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=zork\"\u003ezork\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=new_wave\"\u003enew_wave\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":1598,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wTTODksGtA\u0026list=PLWdcX6Sy62Ft2KFv57ld3T33lp7oPQEvV\u0026index=134\"\u003eA Swedish new wave song about a girl saving a crow\u003c/a\u003e. I don't know how it ended up on my daily links list. I have no memory of it whatsoever. But I dig its intensity.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-08-28T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-08-26T03:38:56.000Z","updated_at":"2020-08-26T03:39:39.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sweden\"\u003esweden\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=swedish\"\u003eswedish\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=birds\"\u003ebirds\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=new_wave\"\u003enew_wave\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link

A Swedish new wave song about a girl saving a crow. I don't know how it ended up on my daily links list. I have no memory of it whatsoever. But I dig its intensity.

{"content":{"id":1185,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\r\nWhen I was a teenager I had an irrational hatred of covers and so did most other people who were into rock music. At some point in my adult life I realized that covers are a good thing. A good cover compliments, rather than competes with, the original recording. Case in point: the Chromatics' rendition of \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mgv88ZLi6LY\"\u003eRunning up that Hill\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-03-22T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-03-03T18:22:01.000Z","updated_at":"2020-03-16T00:05:47.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_zeroes\"\u003ethe_zeroes\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=new_wave\"\u003enew_wave\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=synth\"\u003esynth\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=uk\"\u003euk\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=us\"\u003eus\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link

When I was a teenager I had an irrational hatred of covers and so did most other people who were into rock music. At some point in my adult life I realized that covers are a good thing. A good cover compliments, rather than competes with, the original recording. Case in point: the Chromatics' rendition of Running up that Hill.

{"content":{"id":911,"title":"Andy Warhol And Deborah Harry At The Original Amiga Launch","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/30a.jpeg\" class=\"card-image not-tall\"\u003e\r\n\u003cdiv class=\"card-image-caption\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.fastcompany.com/90206266/amiga-warhol-debbie-harr-the-ultimate-1980s-tech-keynote\"\u003eMore Info And Links\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/div\u003e\r\n\u003cdiv class=\"card-image-caption\"\u003eReal life keeps getting in the way of Weekly Links, sorry. I'll try for next week.\u003c/div\u003e","publication_date":"2019-09-24T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-08-27T04:06:14.000Z","updated_at":"2019-09-23T23:11:16.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pop_art\"\u003epop_art\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=new_wave\"\u003enew_wave\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=retrocomputing\"\u003eretrocomputing\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=m68k\"\u003em68k\u003c/a\u003e"}

Andy Warhol And Deborah Harry At The Original Amiga Launch

Real life keeps getting in the way of Weekly Links, sorry. I'll try for next week.