Link Collection #5
Tiny Desk Concerts bills itself thusly:
Intimate video performances, recorded live at the desk of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen.
Wondering where to start? Check out the Tiny Desk Concert with Half Waif. Here’s an excerpt Bob Boilen’s description of the performance:
I’ve always found a sense of solitude in Half Waif’s music and their lead-off performance of “Lavender Burning,” with its opening line, “Staring out into the shifting darkness / Tryin’ to give a name to the place where my heart is,” reinforces my love for their peaceful, almost backwoods calm.
This short thread is only five tweets long, so rather than quoting any of it here I urge you to go read all of it. It’ll only take a moment, and might have a significant impact on you.
Gerrard Gethings took some great photos of people and dogs with a similar look:
For the memory game Do You Look Like Your Dog? Gethings spent a year creating images that examine the classic trope of owners looking just like their canine friends.
Evan Puschak explains how some talented musicians forced the SNES to produce incredible music that, on the surface, seemed impossible to create.
Chris Perani takes extreme closeups of butterfly wings using macro photography. The results are stunning.
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