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  1. Julie Andrews Slays in this Metal Take on Mary Poppins, Should Probably Join GWAR

    \m/ \m/

    Bert the Chimney Sweep ain't half bad, either.

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  2. Keeping Score: How Soundtracks Evoke Person, Place, and Connection in a Story

    Not that long ago, in a galaxy... well, it was in this galaxy, but it was a while ago now, fourteen-year-old me received a really awesome present: the Star Wars Trilogy Original Soundtrack Anthology, a four-CD box set that came with a booklet in which each track was described in terms of instrumentation, themes, what was going on in the movies during that track, and the composer's intentions for each track.

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  3. Enter Our Vitamin String Quartet Giveaway To Win A Copy Of Their New Geek Wedding Album!

    Make beautiful geeky music together!

    Do you love great music? Perhaps wonderful string covers of your favorite geeky tunes? Then you're going to want to enter our giveaway for the Vitamin String Quartet's new album, the Geek Wedding Collection!

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  4. Allow Neil Gaiman to Serenade You With the Honeyed Tones of His Song, “I Google You”

    *immediately goes to google someone*

    If you've never heard author Neil Gaiman speak, I highly recommend doing so should you get the chance. He's a wonderful orator, but as it turns out, that pleasantness translates to his singing voice as well (even if he doesn't think so). Gaiman and Amanda Palmer performed a special one-night show in Florida on Valentine's Day during which they performed his "I Google You," a different kind of sorrowful love song for the digital age.

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  5. You Would Cry Too: Remembering LGBTQ Activist, Feminist Anthemist, and It’s My Party Singer Lesley Gore

    Renowned '60s girl-pop star, composer and actress Lesley Gore passed away yesterday in Manhattan at age 68 of lung cancer. The iconic singer is survived by her brother and mother as well as her partner of 33 years, Lois Sasson.

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  6. Never Give Up on the Good Times: Four Previously Unreleased Spice Girls Songs Have Leaked!!! Listen Here!

    Are they any good? Is the Pope Catholic?

    Where was the fanfare? Where was the royal announcement from the Queen? WHY was I not wearing platforms and butterfly clips to celebrate this momentous occasion?! Children of the '90s, not one but four previously unreleased Spice Girls tracks dropped today.

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  7. Researcher Determined to Play Piano Duet With Yellow Slime Mold

    The slime mold is not actually a muppet.

    Wait, didn't this happen in an episode of Adventure Time?

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  8. Katy Perry Makes Little Girl’s Dream Come True, The Super Bowl Sharks Out Themselves

    The internet was busy doing three things during the Super Bowl halftime show yesterday. One was comparing Katy Perry's flame outfit to literally every other character who ever wore flames. The next was talking about how ADORABLE those freaking sharks were. And the third was asking who Missy Elliot was. Let's talk about this, shall we?

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  9. Here’s Imogen Heap Explaining the Awesomeness Of Her Gesture-Control Mi.Mu Gloves

    Grammy-winning musician Imogen Heap gives us the best unofficial Cribs episode ever as she explains the technology she's been using to perform the digital aspect of her music live and physically. They're Mi.Mu gloves, with which she can control computers and instruments onstage using gestures.

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  10. Catch a Doubleclicks Concert Livestream Right Here Starting 3 O’Clock EST!

    Obligations be damned.

    Happy Friday, team.

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