9.10.2020

SLEEPSK8 RELEASE DEBUT FULL LENGTH LP


Bedroom Pop Rising Star SLEEPSK8 Release Debut Full-Length Album!

Los Angeles, CA - San Gabriel, CA artist Sleepsk8 has just dropped his first ever full-length album, a warm and memorable slice of guitar-focused bedroom pop filled with melodic hooks and exquisite vocals drenched in luscious reverb. Dubbed A Paralyzing Fear Of Trying, the album is the culmination of 3 years’ worth of work that began on Soundcloud (under his previous moniker TM36) and has resulted in his tracks already amassing one million streams! Now, the singer/songwriter is set to take the next step in his career, partnering with the much venerated indie giant Cleopatra Records, who has released A Paralyzing Fear Of Trying worldwide to all digital platforms.

"My taste in music has always been chaotically juxtaposed and I think it's reflected in the album. Some songs are melodic and sweet while others are distorted and dramatic. Cleopatra has been great because they're really all about the music. They don't want to confine me to a specific sound, so I get to share my unfiltered range with this project." - Sleepsk8


Stream the album here: https://orcd.co/sleepsk8_album

For more information:
https://instagram.com/sleepsk8?igshid=xvvelvsvglyp
https://soundcloud.com/sleepsk8?ref=clipboard
https://open.spotify.com/artist/0pHD9rcAGnPX05lPCc1lRz?si=BLfphSzaTZSYMHu01J5f6w

9.08.2020

ISRAELPROGRESSIVE WIZRDS SCARDUST HAVE RELEASED A NEW MUSIC VIDEO


Israeli progressive wizards SCARDUST have released a music video for 'Tantibus II' , the track is taken from their new album 'Strangers', which will be released on October 30th, 2020 via M-Theory Audio. The YouTube video can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/C7uOQPjjiqM


Tantibus is a word with Latin roots, meaning “Nightmare” . Some say it is an evil spirit that puts the sleeper into a state of Paralysis. It has the monstrous character of a nightmare and produces a feeling of anxiety or terror.

Tantibus II continues the story of the song Tantibus (the first ever single and video the band officially released, back in 2015) in which the protagonist is stuck within a Sleep Paralysis and is looking for a way out.


In Tantibus II the protagonist becomes addicted to this feeling, describing it as “taming her demon”, disconnecting from reality into her own mind in which she can now feel safe.

The EXIT sign represents the way out of the nightmare, as seen in Tantibus when the protagonist chases it without ever reaching it. Tantibus II’s opening shot is an EXIT sign broken into pieces at the feet of the protagonist who is holding a hammer. This is when she decided to destroy her way out and sink into her nightmare.

Soon we will find out that in reality there is someone who cares about our protagonist, and they will get to show their side of this story in the very next song to be released. Can you guess what it’s called? Check our YouTube channel on Tuesday, September 15th to see if you’re right.

Vocalist Noa Gruman explains, “Strangers deals with the concept of being estranged. Written from multiple perspectives, it explores the ways in which people can be estranged from one another, from themselves, from society, from their loved ones and even from their own subconscious. After the overture, which introduces musical themes, the album separates into two parts. Every song from the second part is a mirror image of a parallel song in the first. Each pair of songs tells the story of a pair of strangers. They can be played together as a standalone piece, as individual songs or as part of the album, whatever the listener’s heart desires.”


Track List:

01. Overture for the Estranged
02. Break The Ice
03. Tantibus II
04. Stranger
05. Concrete Cages (feat. Patty Gurdy)
06. Over
07. Under
08. Huts
09. Gone
10. Addicted
11. Mist

The album was mixed by Yonatan Kossov and mastered by Jens Bogren (Opeth, Devin Townsend, Arch Enemy).

The album can be pre-ordered here: https://smarturl.com/scardust2020

SCARDUST is:

Noa Gruman – Vocals
Yanai Avnet – Bass
Yadin Moyal – Guitar
Itai Portugali – Keyboards
Yoav Weinberg – Drums

“Strangers” was written and composed jointly by singer and bandleader Noa Gruman and Orr Didi, who also collaborated with Gruman on “Sands of Time” – which was hailed by Prog Magazine as “extraordinary” – and Scardust’s debut EP “Shadow.”

The recording sessions for “Strangers” began in the winter of 2020. From there, the band was faced with the outbreak of COVID-19, which brutally destroyed their recording plans, ironically forcing them to continue the process in isolation, estranged from one another, in their individual home studios.

The album’s guest of honor is Patty Gurdy, a fantastic German folk musician and a dear friend of the band. The band’s relationship with Patty began two years ago after mutual admiration led to a guest appearance at a Berlin concert by the band. A friendship blossomed into a combined Scardust/Patty Gurdy UK tour in 2019 and now culminates in the track “Concrete Cages” on this album. Inspired by Patty’s unique playing, singing and character, this song was tailored by the band especially for her. They planned to record, perform a show and shoot a video together in Tel Aviv, but unfortunately, just days before Gurdy was due to travel, all flights between Germany and Israel were banned, forcing them to change their plans and adapt to the new reality. Eventually, Gurdy recorded in her home studio in Germany with support from Gruman via video chat from Israel, in tune with the times.

“Strangers” also continues SCARDUST’s tradition of featuring lush and expansive vocals by the Hellscore choir. Gruman founded Hellscore for the recordings of the band’s previous album, and they have returned to reprise their role on “Strangers.” Since forming, Hellscore have also recorded and performed with Amorphis, Therion, Ayreon, Orphaned Land and many more.

In addition, the album features the vocals of England’s prestigious Westbrook Hay Prep School Chamber Choir, who have performed at London’s famed Royal Albert Hall. Says Gruman, “Recording the Westbrook Hay Prep School Chamber Choir led by Chris Wagstaff was one of the highlights of the recording process for me, and delivered a magical moment on the album. I flew to the UK especially to conduct and record them with Tony Wilson. The choir, made up of about 40 kids between the ages of 8 and 11, had prepared with great diligence and dedication, and their wonderful voices add magic to the song ‘Huts,’ which speaks about the wish to return to a simpler way of life.”

Israel’s leading progressive metal group, SCARDUST has performed at such major festivals as Ramblin’ Man Fair (UK), Metaldays (Slovenia) and Midi (China). In addition, the band hosts the annual “Scarfest” event in their home country, where they’ve also appeared alongside the likes of Therion, Epica and Symphony X.

www.scardust.co
www.facebook.com/ScardustOfficial
www.instagram.com/scardust_official

FROM A SALARY POINT OF VIEW Is CompTIA Security+ Certification Worth It?


From a Salary Viewpoint: Is CompTIA Security+ Certification Worth It?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it is expected that the information security field will grow by about 28% from 2016 to 2026. What does this mean for the security specialists? There will be more opportunities in this industry for both the professionals and beginners. Without a doubt, security remains one of the fastest growing domains in the IT sector. This makes it one of the most attractive career paths for those individuals who want to take up the entry-level job roles and those who want to make a career change.

How Does CompTIA Security+ Certification Boost Your Career Potential?

Security+ is a popular credential offered by one of the largest IT trade associations in the world, CompTIA. The certification is intended for the individuals aspiring to start a career as the security specialists and having expertise in troubleshooting, managing, and configuring networks. The certificate validates their knowledge of main cybersecurity topics and equips them with the skills to carry out core security tasks. With this credential, you demonstrate that you can identify and proffer solutions to a variety of security issues. It also shows that you have a working knowledge of how to mitigate, manage, and detect security risks and threats. To earn CompTIA Security+, the students must pass the CompTIA SY0-501 exam.

What Is Salary Outlook for CompTIA Security+ Certified Professionals?

Security+ is a standard requirement for taking the security roles at the leading IT companies. The credential validates that you have the required knowledge and skills to perform in the entry-level and junior security roles. These positions include junior IT auditors, penetration testers, and security/network administrators. The certification also qualifies the individuals for other titles such as security consultants and engineers.

Some factors contribute to what a security specialist earns. Job roles, industry, years of experience, and type of organization are some of the factors that determine the amount of your income. According to the BLS report, the average salary for a junior IT auditor is $83,769, while the bottom salary is $67,746 and the top one is $103,580. A security consultant can earn about $94,249 (min – $55,487 and max – $160,092).

CompTIA Security+ still fares great when compared to other cybersecurity certificates. This credential offers the average salary of $84,000 for the entry-level professionals. The fee for its prerequisite exam is $349. As for the CISSP and CISM certifications, which are the expert-level badges, the fee for both tests is $800 each, while the average salary for both are $110,000 and $106,000, respectively. Considering the fact that Security+ is an entry-level certificate, it’s worth every investment in time and money.

Conclusion

Do you think CompTIA Security+ is a great certificate for you? Then it’s time to start preparing for its associated . You’ll find endless study materials online that can be very helpful for your preparation. Check out exam dumps to help you ace your test at the first attempt. With a variety of training options, you will enhance your chances of passing CompTIA SY0-501 and open up new career avenues in the security area.

8.31.2020

FULL CORN MOON SEPTEMBER 2 2020


The Full Moon for September 2020 is the Full Corn Moon! (This year, the Harvest Moon will be in October instead.) Learn how the Corn Moon got its name—plus, see Moon phase dates, Best Days by the Moon, folklore, and more!

WHEN TO SEE THE FULL MOON IN SEPTEMBER 2020

This year, start looking for September’s Full Corn Moon just after sunset on Tuesday, September 1, as it rises high and reaches its peak illumination at 1:23 A.M. Eastern Time on Wednesday, September 2.

NO HARVEST MOON THIS YEAR

The full Moon that happens nearest to the autumnal equinox (September 22 or 23) always takes on the name “Harvest Moon” instead of a traditional name—a rule that often places the Harvest Moon in the month of September. However, when September’s full Moon occurs early in the month, the full Moon of early October lands nearest to the autumnal equinox and therefore takes on the Harvest Moon title instead.

That’s the case in 2020, when October will experience two full Moons: one on October 1 (the Harvest Moon) and the other on the 31st (the Hunter’s Moon and a Blue Moon, too)! Learn more about the Harvest Moon. Read More

The exact time of the next full moon is:
Wednesday * 2 September 2020 * 1:22:04 am (EDT)
Moon sign: Pisces 10° 12'

Here you find this time converted into different timezones for other cities:
WELLINGTON = Wednesday * 2 September 2020 * 5:22:04 pm (NZST)
SYDNEY = Wednesday * 2 September 2020 * 3:22:04 pm (AEST)
TOKYO = Wednesday * 2 September 2020 * 2:22:04 pm (JST)
BEIJING = Wednesday * 2 September 2020 * 1:22:04 pm (CST)
BANGKOK = Wednesday * 2 September 2020 * 12:22:04 pm (ICT)
DELHI = Wednesday * 2 September 2020 * 10:52:04 am (IST)
DUBAI = Wednesday * 2 September 2020 * 9:22:04 am (GST)
MOSCOW = Wednesday * 2 September 2020 * 8:22:04 am (MSK)
BERLIN = Wednesday * 2 September 2020 * 7:22:04 am (CEST)
LAGOS = Wednesday * 2 September 2020 * 6:22:04 am (WAT)
LONDON = Wednesday * 2 September 2020 * 6:22:04 am (BST)
RIO = Wednesday * 2 September 2020 * 2:22:04 am (BRT)
SANTIAGO = Wednesday * 2 September 2020 * 1:22:04 am (CLT)
NEW YORK = Wednesday * 2 September 2020 * 1:22:04 am (EDT)
MEXICO CITY = Wednesday * 2 September 2020 * 12:22:04 am (CDT)
CALGARY = Tuesday * 1 September 2020 * 11:22:04 pm (MDT)
LOS ANGELES = Tuesday * 1 September 2020 * 10:22:04 pm (PDT)
ANCHORAGE = Tuesday * 1 September 2020 * 9:22:04 pm (AKDT)
HONOLULU = Tuesday * 1 September 2020 * 7:22:04 pm (HAST)

8.27.2020

THE FORSYTE SAGA 2002 MINI-SERIES


My latest TV obsession during the Lockdown of 2020 is The Forsyte Saga on Amazon Prime/PBS. The acting is superb, the writing is really tight and true to the classic books by John Galsworthy. Not your usual dry British period series. Gripping drama along with humor and touching interactions with its characters. It's so much better in my opinion than Downton Abbey as the plotlines are much more realistic.


The Forsyte Saga is a 1967 BBC television adaptation of John Galsworthy's series of The Forsyte Saga novels, and its sequel trilogy A Modern Comedy. The series follows the fortunes of the upper-middle-class Forsyte family and stars Eric Porter as Soames, Kenneth More as Young Jolyon, and Nyree Dawn Porter as Irene. Original release‎: ‎7 January –; 1 July 1967


Then in 2002, a new version was filmed. The makers of the 2002 version of The Forsyte Saga felt that any new production would be compared with the 1967 version, which set the standards for period drama for the next 25 years.


The idea came initially from David Liddiment, ITV's director of channels, who seized on the Forsyte novels not only as a great achievement in English literature but also for their iconic status in British television.

Granada was thinking big from the outset of the project - this was clearly something that couldn't be dashed off as a two-parter. The initial plan was for two series, the first an adaptation of The Forsyte Saga and the second continuing with A Modern Comedy.



Sita Williams (fabulous!) attached herself to the project in late 1999 and by the start of 2000 was talking to writers and working on the adaptations. Casting began in 2001, first casting the leading roles of Soames, Irene, and Bosinney (Williams had seen Damian Lewis as Captain Winters in Band of Brothers). All of the casting choices are rock solid. The Full Cast is Here. Read the Episode Guide Here

WILLIAM SHATNER TEAMS UP WITH GUITAR LEGEND RICHIE BLACKMORE!


Los Angeles, CA – Hot on the heels of the superb joint effort from William Shatner and Canned Heat comes to a brand-new alliance that is sure to have music fans cheering. Former Rainbow and Deep Purple axeman and one of the most revered guitarists of the classic rock era, Ritchie Blackmore, joins Mr. Shatner for a deeply felt, heart-rending take on the blues classic “The Thrill Is Gone.”

The song, perhaps best known by the smash-hit version that B.B. King recorded in 1970, was actually written the same year that the young Mr. Shatner made his film debut in 1951. Since then it has been interpreted numerous times, but King’s version was the first to unite the soul-piercing lyrics with absolutely awe-inspiring guitar licks to create the definitive version of the song, and no doubt inspired the Shatner/Blackmore version.

As a special treat, Blackmore’s wife and longtime collaborator in Blackmore’s Night, Candice Night, contributes background vocals to add even more pathos to this inspired track.

Mr. Shatner had this to say about the song, “'The Thrill is Gone' is the title of the song, but the thrill is there with Ritchie Blackmore and his great guitar!”


Blackmore and Night return the praise saying, “We would like to express our gratitude for being able to appear on the recording with William Shatner. It is always an honor to work with him. He is a man of many legendary performances.”

Stream the single: https://orcd.co/william_shatner_ritchie_blackmore

“Thrill” is a highlight of Mr. Shatner’s fantastic new album, The Blues, which is now available for pre-order on CD, vinyl, and digital. The album will feature a constellation of blues, rock and country performers who work together with Mr. Shatner to bring the blues to life including Sonny Landreth, Brad Paisley, Pat Travers, Tyler Bryant and more! Look for the album to be released October 2 courtesy of Cleopatra Records.

Order the album: https://orcd.co/william_shatner_the_blues

Track List:
1. Sweet Home Chicago feat. Brad Paisley
2. I Can't Quit You Baby feat. Kirk Fletcher
3. Sunshine Of Your Love feat. Sonny Landreth
4. The Thrill Is Gone feat. Ritchie Blackmore
5. Mannish Boy feat. Ronnie Earl
6. Born Under A Bad Sign feat. Tyler Bryant
7. I Put A Spell On You feat. Pat Travers
8. Crossroads feat. James Burton
9. Smokestack Lightnin’ feat. Jeff “Skunk” Baxter
10. As The Years Go Passing By feat. Arthur Adams
11. Let's Work Together feat. Harvey Mandel & Canned Heat
12. Route 66 feat. Steve Cropper
13. In Hell I’ll Be In Good Company feat. Albert Lee
14. Secrets Or Sins

8.26.2020

BIGGEST DEAL OR NO DEAL WINS IN HISTORY


Deal or No Deal has been an increasingly popular game show since its launch in the 2000s, having been televised in 84 countries, with some of these versions still being broadcast today. As well as being an undeniably entertaining television show, with shocks and excitement to boot, Deal or No Deal also plays a hand in changing people’s lives with vast sums of money! The Deal or No Deal casino game has also granted a lot of wins and bonuses over the years, much to the delight of its players.

With this in mind, let’s take a look back at some of the greatest Deal or No Deal wins from around the world.

UK

The UK series of the show ran for 11 years, with only nine people winning the top £250,000 prize over 3,003 episodes!

In January 2007, Laura Pearce became the first-ever winner of the grand prize. At that crucial moment she was left with two boxes, with one holding £3000 and the other boasting £250,000 – the banker then offers Pearce a £45,000 deal to end the game and go home with a bit of extra money in her pocket. However, she doesn’t take it, much to her own luck, and opens up her box to reveal that big sum that we all crave!

A few years later, in September 2011, Tegan Roberts followed suit and walked away with the top prize. Roberts had the strongest culmination of box values ever seen after three rounds, with a whopping total of £560,250.60 still floating around in the game. And then, that inevitable call finally comes, and the banker offer Roberts a juicy £77,000. But, of course, she rejects it and proudly receives the top prize when her chosen box is opened.

Australia

The Australian version of the much-loved classic game show first appeared back in July 2003, running over 11 seasons and just over 10 years. In all this time, believe it or not, we only saw four winners of the dazzling $200,000 jackpot, one of which came from a celebrity version of the show, giving their winnings over to one lucky viewer at home!

The first ever winner was a man named Dean Cartechini during the early stages of the game in 2004, who rejected the banker’s very generous offer of $102,500, in favour of carrying on with his boxes. Eventually he unveiled that tasty grand prize, and got the news that if he’d ended up choosing the other remaining box then he would have been walking away with a measly $5 instead! Talk about lucky!

USA

America presented their own version of the show, debuting in December 2005, with comedian Howie Mandel guiding competitors through their luck-of-the-draw journey. Over 13 years of airing, the game only saw two big winners in 2008, mere months apart!

First came Jessica Robinson, who took home a staggering million-dollar cheque, after turning down the banker’s $561,000 offer. That’s right, in the American Deal or No Deal there is a mind-blowing $1,000,000 up for grabs! Next came a man called Tomorrow Rodriguez, who had his moment just nine episodes after Robinson. He went on to reject the banker’s offer of $677,000, whilst unknowingly running the risk of being given the $300 that sat in his other box. But, of course, it all worked out in Rodriguez’s favour, and he soon became a millionaire!

8.20.2020

THE BEST OF CHER: NEW TIME-LIFE DVD BOXED SET!


Prepare to be Dazzled!

Some stars are beautiful, some stars are talented, a precious few are icons, and only one… is CHER. From the sequined ‘70s to the rocking ‘90s and beyond, no one has kept delighting us, surprising us, and entertaining us like Cher. And she’s not done yet! For the first time ever, all the spectacular highlights of Cher’s remarkable career are together in one electrifying collection – The Best of Cher. So sit back, be cool, and enjoy hours of legendary music and comedy.


The Best of Cher 9-DVD Collector’s Set Includes:
  • 10 star-studded episodes of Cher with guest appearances by Charo, Ray Charles, Elton John, The Muppets, Linda Ronstadt, Raquel Welch, and more!
  • Both of Cher’s legendary TV Specials from the ‘70s
  • Two unforgettable concerts in Vegas, live from the MGM Grand and the Mirage
  • FREE Bonus DVD: The full-length documentary Dear Mom, Love Cher – a rare peek into Cher’s fascinating family history
Exclusive new interviews with comedy icon Lily Tomlin, designer Bob Mackie, Cher executive producer George Schlatter, and the one and only, Cher herself!

Plus rare clips including early TV appearances, rehearsal footage, and even Cher’s personal camcorder footage!

And you’ll be able to follow Cher’s legendary style through it all with a Collectible Look Book of Bob Mackie’s original wardrobe sketches!



Upgrade to the Deluxe Edition!

Want even more Cher? Upgrade to The Best of Cher Deluxe 18-DVD Collection! You’ll get 18 more episodes of Cher's variety shows from the '70s, featuring her solo show, Cher, as well as The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour and The Sonny & Cher Show. Over 30 hours of Cher!

The Best of Cher

Fairfax, VA (August 19, 2020) - From Hollywood to Vegas and all around the world, no one has continued to delight us, surprise us, and entertain us like Cher. And she's not done yet! For the first time ever, all the spectacular highlights of Cher's remarkable career are together in one electrifying collection: THE BEST OF CHER, available on September 15 from the classic TV DVD experts at Time Life.

In a new interview included in the set, Cher said, "I love looking back at these shows. They're so much fun to watch and they were so much fun to make. While I'm not done yet! - It's great that Time Life has put this set together."

THE BEST OF CHER VOLUME 1: 5 DVDS

When America's favorite musical couple parted ways in 1974, effectively ending The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour, CBS quickly decided to give Cher her own variety show. Simply titled Cher, the new series starring the soon-to-be superstar aired its first episode in February 1975. In the opening, Cher told the audience: "My future is in your hands. I am really happy to be back. No, I am thrilled to be back."

Now 10 episodes of Cher's very own show are available for the first time in over 40 years! Home audiences will thrill to have front row seats to see Cher flying solo with a nonstop cavalcade of the hottest stars including Charo, Ray Charles, Elton John, The Muppets, Linda Ronstadt, Raquel Welch, and more!

Also included:
Exlusive new interviews with Cher, Designer Bob Mackie, comedy icon Lily Tomlin and Cher executive producer George Schlatter
TV appearances on The Dick Cavett Show and Dinah (1975)

Cher CBS Promo
Newly produced featurette, Cher: Then & Now
THE BEST OF CHER VOLUME 2: 4 DVDS

8.10.2020

TOP 5 CASINO GAMES ACCORDING TO PLAYERS


What’s your go-to casino game? Some players instantly head to the Blackjack tables. Others prefer the thrill of Roulette, or the challenge found in Poker. Some bypass the table games entirely and settle in for a playing session at the slots, where a single spin could land players a big win.

Over the past few years, casinos from all around the world have become more innovative in the number of games that they offer. This is particularly true for online casinos. For example, bgo casino offers over 1,000 games to choose from!

And yet . . . a select number of games remain casino classics that players return to again and again. If you’ve ever wondered which are players’ top casino games, we’ve got you covered with our infographic. Take a look below to learn more.


8.06.2020

LEARNING ABOUT ELECTROSTATIC TECHNOLOGY


If you have a chance to speak with true audiophiles don’t forget to mention electrostatic headphones or speakers. You will be amazed with their excitement when this topic is being mentioned.

For a very long time, electrostatic headphones or speakers have been into the high-end technology category. The main reasons for this are minimal distortion, extraordinary clarity of sound and remarkable detail. The good this about this technology is that it has become easily available thanks to the Shure KSE1500 - Electrostatic Earphone System. It was a real challenge to pack the technology and components into these compact earphones.

Many online magazines have described them as extraordinary. And they really are, mainly because Shure succeeded to replace the standard in-ear drivers with the high-tech electrostatic transduction system.

Is there a difference between the electrostatic and standard headphones or speakers?

The main difference between electrostatic headphones and standard ones is in the way they generate sound. Electrostatic drivers for example, have two electrified plates with a thin membrane in between. The membrane is extremely lightweight and it is ceased inside an electrostatic field which allows it to move easily and produce the sound waves.

The principle of electrostatic technology requests a very amplified signal, but this technology has its advantages.

Minimal distortion

The standard membrane for example is a bit heavier than the one found in electrostatic drivers, plus there are several other mechanical mechanisms, while in the electrostatic driver the only thing that moves is the membrane itself. Its surface is supplied with a continual 200V DC bias charge and this is one of the reasons why electrostatic headphones have much less distortion than standard ones.

Transient response

The membrane in the electrostatic driver is extremely lightweight. We can say that it almost has no mass at all. This allows it to move much faster than the standard membrane. As a result, the response is unbelievable and thanks to this, the reproduction of music is crystal clear and precise.

Frequency range

Thanks to the membrane the electrostatic driver is able to provide an awesome frequency range. For example, standard headphones or speakers will need more than one driver to reproduce the same frequency range as electrostatic ones. Unfortunately, this results in problems with the frequency response and this is another reason why the electrostatic headphones or speakers are better.

Detail and Accuracy

One of the most precise ways to reproduce music is with the help of electrostatic technology. The Shure earphones we have mentioned earlier, the KSE1500, don’t accentuate a specific frequency band. This has its good and bad sides. If the recording is excellent you will actually hear the music just like it was intended to be heard. However, this level of detail and clarity will easily reveal the mediocre recordings and audio sources. Of course, there are situations where this is more than welcome, but there are also cases where we really don’t want to listen to not so quality recordings, especially after we have invested our money for our electrostatic headphones or speakers.

Are they worth the money?

When it comes to electrostatic earphones, it took several years for Shure to finish the KSE150. And they did their job perfectly well because many audiophiles will always pick these earphones over other mainly because the sound quality and overall listening experience. No other product can match them in terms of detail, accuracy and clarity. So, if you are ready to bring your listening experience to a completely new level then the Shure KSE150 is the best option for you. Just try them, we guarantee you won’t regret it.

8.04.2020

THE GREEN BERET KILLER JEFFREY MACDONALD: NEW FX DOCUMENTARY


A Wilderness of Error the book by Errol Morris has been made into a new documentary premiering on FX September 25,2020. This case about the Green Beret Dr. who was convicted of murdering his young wife and 2 small daughters has been disputed for over 50 years. Morris leans towards MacDonald's innocence.

Macdonald has proclaimed his innocence from the beginning, he was, however, convicted of murder and sentenced to three consecutive life sentences. He remains in a Maryland prison.


The new documentary examines the evidence in the case against MacDonald, who was convicted in 1979 of murdering his pregnant wife and two daughters. A Green Beret physician, MacDonald claimed that the murders were committed by drug-crazed hippies.


544 Castle Dr. Ft Bragg NC

Early on the morning of February 17, 1970, in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Jeffrey MacDonald, a Green Beret doctor, called the police for help. When the officers arrived at his home they found the bloody and battered bodies of MacDonald’s pregnant wife and two young daughters. The word “pig” was written in blood on the headboard in the master bedroom. As MacDonald was being loaded into the ambulance, he accused a band of drug-crazed hippies of the crime.


So began one of the most notorious and mysterious murder cases of the twentieth century. Jeffrey MacDonald was finally convicted in 1979 and remains in prison today. Since then a number of bestselling books—including Joe McGinniss’s Fatal Vision and Janet Malcolm’s The Journalist and the Murderer—and a blockbuster television miniseries have told their versions of the MacDonald case and what it all means.

Errol Morris has been investigating the MacDonald case for over twenty years. A Wilderness of Error is the culmination of his efforts. It is a shocking book because it shows us that almost everything we have been told about the case is deeply unreliable, and crucial elements of the case against MacDonald simply are not true.

It is a masterful reinvention of the true-crime thriller, a book that pierces the haze of myth surrounding these murders with the sort of brilliant light that can only be produced by years of dogged and careful investigation and hard, lucid thinking.



By this book’s end, we know several things: that there are two very different narratives we can create about what happened at 544 Castle Drive, and that the one that led to the conviction and imprisonment for life of this man for butchering his wife and two young daughters is almost certainly wrong.

Along the way, Morris poses bracing questions about the nature of proof, criminal justice, and the media, showing us how MacDonald has been condemned, not only to prison but to the stories that have been created around him.

In this profoundly original meditation on truth and justice, Errol Morris reopens one of America’s most famous cases and forces us to confront the unimaginable. Morris has spent his career unsettling our complacent assumptions that we know what we’re looking at, that the stories we tell ourselves are true.

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8.01.2020

JOSHUA TREE ARTIST KATHY ZYDUCK! OF MOONLIGHT ARTS


Just the other day I saw Grace Slick famed Jefferson Airplane lead singer and artist of the coolest Alice in Wonderland Art, gave a shout out to an artist from the Joshua Tree area of Southeastern California.

The artist, Kathy Zyduck in her art booth

The artist is high energy Kathy Zyduck of Moonlight Arts and she does such fabulously bright extremely detailed art. She can do anything! From huge to tiny miniatures and jewelry.


Kathy even does amazing Henna designs !


Mandala stone /soul stone pendants


Bubble Koi


My favorite Tarot Card of Kathy's is Tom Petty as The Mad Hatter if you'd like to order an artwork you can contact Kathy Via her Facebook Page. Her art/prints are displayed in Fine Art America.


Linda Ronstadt stars in The Strength card





What an organized way Kathy keeps her artist tools!


I just love this!!


Detail of some of Kathy's Tarot Cards


Order your Kathy favorites HERE
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