Five things #3 / by Ross Farley

Here are the five things I thought were worth sharing this week: 

  1. This article on Soviet-era bootleg music recorded on X-ray plates came across my twitter feed earlier this week and it reminded me of this episode of 99% Invisible on Bone Music. It's a great episode by one of my favourite podcasts. It's also only 14 mins long, so what are you waiting for?
  2. Do you think you could draw a bicycle from memory? Turns out it's not as easy as you might first think. Designer Gianluca Gimini asked friends and strangers to complete this seemingly simple task and the results are brilliant. As are his 3D renderings of these imagined bicycles.
  3. This episode of Startup on the rise and fall of Grooveshark is fantastic. “Their mission was a noble one: bring an end to online piracy by offering cheap, convenient, and legal access to music. Their execution, however, was less than thorough.”
  4. Some great advice from Mark Feldman of Bang! The Drum School on becoming a better drummer and getting the most out of your practice. Aimed at drummers but applies to anyone learning any instrument.
  5. If you haven't seen it already, check out the animated video for Radiohead's new single Burn The Witch. It is wonderful. Very much looking forward to hearing the whole album!

That's all for this week. Enjoy!