For your daily moment of “Wait… who is that?”: “Classic Paintings Recreated Using the Faces Of Modern Celebrities”
via Laughing Squid
It’s long been known that Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis were making plans to record together the year before Hendrix’s death in 1970, but it turns out they were hoping that Paul McCartney would join them on bass. Hendrix, Davis and jazz drummer Tony Williams sent a telegram on Oct. 21, 1969, to the Beatles’ Apple Records, hoping to get McCartney in for a session.
Seriously too good.
Stephen Thompson on what to do when you’ve burned out on your favorite music (via nprmusic)