Where Will You Find Your Next Favorite Band? hide captionCould Austin's Quiet Company break big in 2012? If beards are a metric for success, it's a shoo-in. Leah Muse Could Austin's Quiet Company break big in 2012? If beards are a metric for success, it's a shoo-in. A 160+ Cover Song Playlist So. I know it’s Wednesday, but in light of my going AWOL last Friday I’m releasing two playlists this week. The first is very near and dear to my heart: freaking cover songs. I can’t get enough of cover songs, they are my musical weakness. This week more than ever, I want you commenting if your favorite is missing. About the list: Of course, there are multiple covers of the same song.
John Peel’s BBC Festive Fifties 1976-2003 John Peel’s Festive Fifty 1976 1. Led Zeppelin – Stairway To Heaven 2. Derek & the Dominoes – Layla 3. Bob Dylan – Desolation Row 4. Pink Floyd – Echoes 5. Exclusive: Ozymandias Cover for Dreaded Watchmen Prequel Len Wein's Ozymandias, exclusively previewed above, is just one of seven interconnected prequel miniseries arriving this summer as part of the Before Watchmen franchise. Everything old at DC Comics is new again, again. Watchmen — Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ canonical miniseries about superheroes and power (and their horrific abuses) — is being predictably rebooted as a prequel franchise. Just don’t call it a reboot, said Before Watchmen series editor Len Wein, who served as Moore and Gibbons’ original Watchmen editor in the 1980s. “To me, a reboot is what DC is essentially doing with the New 52, which is changing costumes, origins, relationships, essentially looking at old characters through new eyes,” Wein said in an e-mail to Wired.
The New Way to Find the Best Airfare Deals If you’re like most bargain airfare seekers, chances are your flight shopping goes something like this: 1. Go to Kayak.com or Orbitz.com. Or Priceline.com, Hotwire.com, or Travelocity.com. Or all of the above. Forms Alternate Registration Method Registration with Paper Forms The fee for a basic registration using one of these forms is $65 payable by check or money order. Form CON (continuation sheet for applications) is also still available in paper. Paper forms are also available by postal mail upon request. 16 Awesome Found Footage Music Videos Thanks to non-linear editing software and various forms of piracy, we don't have to rely on our favorite artists to create great music videos for the songs we love. We can do it ourselves, and that's what the Internet has been doing in abundance for years. CHART's got such an appreciation for these labours of love that we scoured the Internet for the best examples and posted them here.
6 Apps & Websites to Get Your Ear in Shape If you followed along with us a few weeks ago, you know how much interval ear training can help you as a musician and how to get started with training itself. If you haven't read it, head on over to Boot Camp for Your Ear. This time, we're going to look at a bunch of applications and websites that will help you with regular ear training sessions. Most of these go beyond intervals, of course. Internet Streaming 101: How To Watch Live TV Online Have you ever missed your favorite television show one week and wanted to watch it before the next week’s new episode aired so that you wouldn’t be completely lost (Fans of “24” and “Lost” can certainly relate to this). Have you parked yourself in front of your television to watch a football, basketball, or soccer match only to realize that the game isn’t playing in your market? Have you ever wanted to watch foreign newscasts only to realize that your cable or satellite provider doesn’t provide the coverage you want? Well, you can spend a lot of money and invest in a satellite dish, TiVO, and premium sports and pay-per-view packages. But who has that kind of money to throw around, especially in these difficult times?