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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 11, 2010 at 9:56pm — No Comments

Myspace 3,000 - Corporate Music Sinks

Dear Reader,



The demise of MYSPACE may be a little early. Music is alive on myspace and doing well thank you.

My own myspace site just passed 11,000 views (which is low for many). But the big number for me is 3,000 Myspace friends.…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 9, 2010 at 11:01am — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts with this week's tough question

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:



Igor Stravinksy said, "I look forward to a work of major length from this composer." Yet he hated this composer's work. Explain the comment and who it was…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 7, 2010 at 9:23pm — No Comments

This Week's Poems (and Sayings)

Here's some new poems written within a week or so



POEMS



The Moon

in the sky

A letter

in my hand



___________________



This rogue Doctor

had a cabinet of noses,

a drawer of ears,

and a bowl…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 6, 2010 at 8:25pm — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts with this week's tough question

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:



Name both, blue notes.



IS

Blue notes are the 3rd and 7th steps in the scale. Take the key of C:

C,D,then E flat instead of E, F,G,A, then B flat…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 1, 2010 at 9:49am — No Comments

New Poems for this Week

Here's some new poems written within a week or so



POEMS



In the moonlight

we are all moths





Why is that waterfall

always so angry,

always roaring

never ending?



A nature of madness

with…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 29, 2010 at 8:41pm — No Comments

New Entries to the Best New Music Big List: First, Only, Best.

Yes anyone can do a list of best NEW music from the net. But without these songs, it won't be the best. I don't think you can make a better new music list period.



Here are the TEN + ONE EXTRA, latest additions to the big list. Some are…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 28, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Single Online Release" Kernels of the Popcorn Patrol / 2x I've Crossed the Muddy River

Single Online Release. Two originals from Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog Guitar, the only musician on the planet that has moved beyond rock to a new music. From Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog Guitar the OUTSIDE THE BOX SET


1. Kernels of the Popcorn Patrol
(extra serious song on the advantages of buying popcorn at the theater.)…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 24, 2010 at 9:48pm — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts with this week's tough question

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:



This art theory suggests that there was a major science development in the late 1420's and early 1430's that allowed painters to cheat. From then on this trade secret…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 24, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Send a song dedication to anyone anywhere

Have the need for Song Dedications? From anyone anywhere to anyone anywhere, and I'll perform it lively in box office concert and send it out in the wind. Maybe country music fan "Play that Country Music", or Beatle fan "Help", or spy "Secrete… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on May 24, 2010 at 9:14am — No Comments

Rock and Roll Doesn't Rock No More (verses)

ROCK AND ROLL DOESN'T ROCK NO MORE



Rock and roll doesn't rock no more.

It's turned middle age and become a bore.

It's everything it used to oppose.

Rock and roll doesn't rock no more.



Rock and roll is corporate and…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 19, 2010 at 11:21am — No Comments

This Week's Single Online Release Under My Thumb / Can't Help Fallin' In Love

A SIDE

Under My Thumb (Rolling Stones Classic…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 17, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

WMZ weekly art quiz - test your art smarts on some tough questions - good luck

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:



What's the exactly right word or expression for the exactly right word or expression?

IS

Mot juste (sometimes confused with bon mot which means witty…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 12, 2010 at 10:41am — No Comments

Musea E-mail Club #509 Jeff Potter On Publishing, Zines, and more

Dear Reader,



Jeff Potter wrote a great and elegant reply post on the social website, We Make Zines, about zines, book publishing, art, and why he, and I and others are advocating for more fairness and changes in the arts and media. I asked if I could reprint it, and he said yes. Here it is uncut. I hope you enjoy…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 11, 2010 at 10:02am — No Comments

Friday Release of Online Single Shake Shout Go / Sleepwalk

Two-fer Online Single Release. Done in the Post-Bands style… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on May 8, 2010 at 8:58pm — No Comments

WMZ weekly art quiz - test your art smarts on some tough questions - good luck

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:



We all know the saying about how those who can't say nice things shouldn't say anything. Well that's not the original quote but you know the one I'm talking about. The question is who first said that? Good Luck!



IS

Not a person but a talking rabbit, a cartoon…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 4, 2010 at 11:49am — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts and good luck

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:



1939 was a great year for American Films - Gone with The Wind,The Wizard of Oz and so many more. Yet hidden on the list was a minor film starring one of the world's…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on April 28, 2010 at 11:21am — No Comments

Musea Extra NPR Ombudsman responds to Book and Publishing Payola Concerns

Readers,



This is a Musea E-mail Extra. The NPR Ombudsman, due to concerns from me and others, has finally addressed NPR conflict of interest problems. This article talks about those in depth.…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on April 27, 2010 at 11:49am — No Comments

Recent Poems

Recent Poems



Up and down,

up and down.

Winding path…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on April 26, 2010 at 7:45pm — No Comments

Zinester, I'd love to dedicate a song for you and your zine

Have the need for Song Dedications? From anyone anywhere to anyone anywhere, and I'll perform it lively in box office concert and send it out in the wind. Maybe country music fan "Play that Country Music", or Beatle fan "Help", or spy… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on April 26, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

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