Tag Archives: Music

Q: Where do you go when you die? A: Straight to Vinyl!

Dy’er Sez: I’ve had a few discussions about what should be done with my remains when I finally shirk this mortal coil. Most of these talks have happened with anonymous strangers with shocked expressions on their faces, trapped beside me … Continue reading

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Album Sales Continue to Plummet; Downloaders Continue To Be Blamed

Dy’er Sez: A recent article from NPR is the latest sign that the music industry (or, at least, the part of it run by mega-corporations) is in serious decline. And, as usual, the blame is being laid at the feet … Continue reading

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Vote For Astronauts Wake Up Call Song

Dy’er Sez: This is kinda cool. NASA has set up a page that allows you to vote for the songs that will be used as the ‘wake up’ call for astronauts on their next space mission which is due to … Continue reading

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ADDAMS FAMILY THEME COMPOSER VIC MIZZY DIES

Dy’er Sez: Although Mr. Mizzy’s career was larger than the Addams Family theme, one has to admit that one single 60 second song (harpsichord, finger snaps and Mizzy singing the fun and catchy lyrics) is one of the most recognizable TV … Continue reading

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MUSIC FOR MONKEES!

Dy’er Sez: Just the fact that Mr. Teie thought of this is interesting (and makes one wonder what kind of, er, tobacco he’s stuffin’ in his pipe), but knowing he just may have pulled it off is simply intriguing. Story (with … Continue reading

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COOL TECH: THE INTERACTIVE MUSIC BOX

Dy’er Sez: A very interesting bit of musical technology which has both pro’s and con’s. On the positive side, something like this might encourage an interest in music for children who may have never even thought to pick up an instrument. … Continue reading

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R.I.P. ELLIE GREENWICH, JOHN E. CARTER

Dy’er Sez: Ellie Greenwich was responsible for writing  some of the greatest hits of early rock music. Be My Baby, Da Doo Ron Ron, Leader of the Pack, Then He Kissed Me, Doo Wha Diddy (diddy dum diddy doo), and many … Continue reading

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