Wednesday, March 20, 2013
This is a high resolution art print/poster of The Garden Of Earthly Delights. An incredible masterpiece. The triptych was painted by the Early Netherlandish master Hieronymus Bosch. It has been housed in the Museo del Prado in Madrid since 1939. Dating from between 1490 and 1510, when Bosch was about 40 or 50 years old, it is his most famous and unconventional work. The three scenes of the inner triptych are probably intended to be read chronologically from left to right. The left panel depicts God presenting Eve to Adam, the central panel shows a luscious garden with a broad panorama of figures, fantastical animals, oversized fruit and hybrid stone formations. The right panel is a hellscape and portrays the torments of damnation. This painting was probably made for the private enjoyment of a noble family.
Hieronymus Bosch - The Garden Of Earthly Delights Poster (1490 - 1510)
Monday, March 18, 2013
Philip Bowman: Color Fields - Modern Abstract Art iPad Case Design
Philip Bowman has been working since several years as a self-employed artist in Berlin, Germany. Numerous of his paintings are part of international and private collections such as the Press collection in Hannover, ntv Berlin, Gesutra GmbH, Unilever, Constantin Medien Berlin. Exhibitions at Kunsthaus Tacheles (Berlin) and the well-known art markets at "Straße des 17. Juni" and Museum Island Berlin. All of his original artwork is handmade, and materials such as leaf gold, copper and silver are used in an innovative way, thus rendering a special, individual touch to the paintings.
Philip Bowman: Color Fields - Modern Abstract Art Rose & Lavender Geometric Art
Case-Mate Barely There iPad Case
The Case-Mate Barely There iPad 2/3/4 Case is an ultra-thin plastic case that protects the back and sides of the iPad without adding bulk. This glossy finish case features easy access to all ports, sensors, cameras, and controls and smart cover compatibility.
Designed for the Apple iPad 2/3/4.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Galwad Y Mynydd - Galwad Y Mynydd (2007)
2007 release, the third installment in Finders Keepers' critically acclaimed Welsh Rare Beat series, combines the two ultra rare Galwad Y Mynydd EPs from the early '70s on one CD for the first time ever! Galwad Y Mynydd defined a Dyfed-centric harmonic gentle vocal sound. Galwad Y Mynydd (The Call of The Mountain) ticked all the right boxes in their quest to deliver in their own words 'a new style of contemporary Welsh folk music'. They were, however, never to achieve their ambition of becoming a fully formed professional outfit, rather they were the opening act of a scene of bands that eventually morphed into smooth folk rock college super group; Hergest.
1. Cân Cadwaladr
2. Un Cynnig Olaf
3. Niwl y Môr
4. Galwald y Mynydd [Instrumental]
5. Merch yn Eistedd Ar y Bryn
6. Byth yn Mynd yn Ôl
7. Nid Yr Hen Gwestiynau Oedd Wrth y Lliw
8. Mynd i Bysgota
Galwad Y Mynydd - Galwad Y Mynydd (2007)
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Prae-Kraut is a term that was coined to describe the mid-60's music of Germany and other European countries like Austria and parts of Switzerland with natives talking in teutonic tongue, seperating from the upcoming Kraut Rock stamp that dominated by the turn of the century. Cultural roots rather than national borders define the subject of interest and even foreign bands, who spent most or all of their career here, get incorpora-ted now and then. UK-bands like The Shamrocks, The Governors or The Rackets were literally unknown back home, but integral parts of the German scene. And the US-Monks still say: "We are a German band!" to this very day.
The pandaemonium part of the monicker wasn't chosen without thought as well. A new generation tried to shake off the evil demons of the past and wanted to build a new society by doing everything exactly the other way around, while the new establishment usually was the bosses in disguise, who feared the spirit of freedom like the devil hates holy water. Demons, ghosts and zombies everywhere...
While the old still couldn't get over the trauma of having lost World War 2, many of the young despised their parents for not having prevented fascism and the resulting atrocities. This may explain why many of the songs are about quite unlikely and ambitious things like philosophy, medicine, warfare or homosexuality, written in a foreign language, while most of the english speaking garage bands still sang about lost love and juvenile lust.
Of course the Germans couldn't express what was on their mind in proper English, but their failures were glo-rious and the immaculate intentions of the early days still sound better than anything that followed. And that's what the Prae-Kraut Pandaemonium is all about. An archaeo-logical project and a tribute to the decade, when living in Germany still was exciting and adventurous. It isn't dedi-cated to the few well known names like The Lords, The Rattles or The Rainbows, but to the many total unknowns, who scratched together their last coins to get their record released on a tiny label, when the majors wouldn't touch them with a barge pole. (prae-kraut.de)
Note: Mercy is a US-band. 101 Strings are a US-studio group. Meta & The Bowling Boys are a German band, but the song was recorded in the 80's.
1 Novak's Kapelle: Doing That Rhythm Thing
2 The Prophets: You Missed By A Mile
3 The Improved Sound LTD.: Leave This Lesbian World
4 The Dragons: Heart Transplantation
5 The Inner Space: Agilok And Blubbo
6 Mercy: Fireball
7 Malepartus II: Ich Glaub' Die Hole Mich Ab
8 Kaplan Flury: Jimi Hendrix
1. The Petards: Tartarex
2. The Blackbirds: Space
3. Rene & The Ten Less Five: Ever
4. The Shaggys: Only An Hour
5. Ric & The Skyliners: Convicted
6. Dakotas: Don't Know The Reason
7. Dave Gordon & His Rebel Guys: Call Me
8. 101 Strings: Karma Sitar
9. Meta & The Bowling Boys: Und Ich