It’s the 1930s, and while elsewhere in the world evil people are poring over maps with plans for plunder and dreams of conquest, cartography is serving a more benign purpose in Harlem, New York City. This Night-Club Map of Harlem is a chart of the fun to be had in the cultural capital of black America, circa 1932.
See a MUCH Larger Image of this Map [@] Strange Maps
If you have never heard of the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band and you are not from the island of Britannia then you may be forgiven. The Bonzo’s sound could be described as lounge punk funk jazz teapot music but thats barely scratching the surface. Ladypeople and gentledudes I present for your: ear-holes, cake-holes and casseroles… Big Shot.
Like jazz? Like 8-bit music? Looking for a way to combine those 2 loves? How about the brand new album, Kind of Bloop. The album was put together by Andy Baio of waxy.org with the help of other talented artist. For more info, you can drop by the site http://kindofbloop.com/ to preview the album. To read more about the genesis of the idea, drop by Kind of Bloop: An 8-Bit Tribute to Miles Davis [@] Waxy.org.