that drummin’ man

Music of the day is a box set of Gene Krupa’s band recordings. It is instructive how much and how little popular music has changed.

I also wanted to write two words about Osmos, which is a brilliant variation on the classic “eat things smaller than you and avoid things bigger than you” game. Specifically, your size is used as reaction mass to move your avatar / orb around. This tweak changes the gameplay from utterly trivial to utterly deep. Every move you make has to be considered, and some levels give you very little time to consider. Highly recommended.