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The gift of Elton John, the piano man 馃幑

When advertising is done right, it doesn’t feel like advertising. Take a look back at the life of Elton John in this beautiful life montage. The video reminds me of Nike’s nostalgic commercial showcasing the home video archives of Serena Williams.聽 聽

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MF DOOM x Madlib: Speaking through music

MF DOOM recaps his experience with producer Madlib when they recorded the epic [easyazon_link identifier=”B0788FT3QV” locale=”US” tag=”wells01-20″]Madvillainy[/easyazon_link] album 14 years ago.

“We spoke through the music. He’ll (Madlib) hear the joint and that’s like my conversation with him. And I’d hear a beat, and that’s like what he was saying to me.”

There are聽so many gems on the [easyazon_link identifier=”B0788FT3QV” locale=”US” tag=”wells01-20″]Madvillainy[/easyazon_link] album but if I had to choose one (re: a few):

Music as telepathy. Beats as [easyazon_link identifier=”B0788FT3QV” locale=”US” tag=”wells01-20″]Madvillainy[/easyazon_link].聽

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Video: J贸hann J贸hannsson ‘A Song For Europa’

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London-based STUDIO AKA animated Icelandic electronica composer J贸hann J贸hannsson’s hauntingly beautiful tune ‘A Song For Europa’ from the 2016 album release, Orphe茅.

The video brings life to the track’s dubby recordings of the Numbers Stations, mimicking the radio waves that broadcast intelligence messages to operatives in foreign countries.

The Oscar-nominated musician passed away last February.