It’s International Women’s Day, and with a running list of walkouts and protests planned, the #DayWithoutaWoman movement should be interesting.
While we tend to our patriarchal gardens today, here are some worthwhile headlines:
- Nine Inch Nails and Massive Attack are the soundtrack for Banksy’s walled-off hotel. Hans Zimmer has also recorded live footage for the project, which involves gigs filmed specifically for this installation being screened on top of a piano which plays by itself along with the music.
- Mastodon’s new song Andromeda is not fucking around.
- They’re finally testing jazz cabbage treatment of PTSD-suffering veterans.
- Watch this dancer bend light and bridge the tech/art divide live onstage.
- Original paintings from Pink Floyd’s The Wall go on sale for the first time ever.
- SXSW has backpedaled on a performer contract clause asserting their plan to alert immigration officials about international artists who don’t walk the official showcase line.
- Head to SXSW and check out NHK’s 8K “Virtual Reality Theater,” a VR motion ride to blow your miiiiind.
- ..But you won’t see FBI Director James Comey, who is no longer speaking. Wonder why?
- Fleet Foxes are back with a new song, off their upcoming album Crack-Up. Get your pretty folk on.
- Music is being used to treat autism, which is incredible.
- Here’s some heavy metal toilet paper for you, and it’s $20 for six rolls so there’s never a moment when you don’t feel like a 15 year-old tool who needs everything black all the time because METAL.
- Spotify has bought audio detection tech company Sonalytic to launch new products.
- Yes, Black Sabbath is really over. For now.
- Instead, now we have a fast-food themed Black Sabbath cover band. Not kidding. And they’ve recorded a new single.
- SNL’s Pete Davidson has been off the radar for a while, because he’s been getting off drugs. But he’s back now.
- Yeah, that new fan-made Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer is legit.