October 12th, 2016

music

midweek music: "Mouth Music"

Another Rhiannon Giddens performance from Austin City Limits, this a bonus track that's only available online: it's Giddens doing an intense cover of "Mouth Music," a Gaelic traditional.

  • Current Music
    "Mouth Music" by Rhiannon Giddens
TOS Rewatch

Star Trek The Original Series Rewatch: "The Way to Eden"

SPACE HIPPIES!

The TOS Rewatch finds "The Way to Eden."


An excerpt:
Kirk, Spock, McCoy, and Chekov beam down to Eden, which has no animal life (beyond the half-dozen space hippies), but is quite beautiful. However, the plant life turns out to be full of acid, even the grass. Spock finds Adam’s body next to a fruit with a bite taken out of it—the fruit is poisonous. Spock also takes the time out to remind us that this guy in a paradise called Eden who just ate a fruit that killed him is named Adam because we really don’t want you to miss the bog-obvious metaphor!!!!!!
  • Current Music
    "Lost on the River" by Rhiannon Giddens