We were not a big fan of Jimmy Buffett. His music is too laid-back and beachy for our tastes. But, he obviously had a hell of a career, and anybody who got mentored by Jim Croce and Jerry Jeff Walker had a lot going for him. And, Jimmy Buffett wrote a song called Math Suks. Continue reading “Math Suks, and Jimmy Didn’t”
Last year, I posted on Robert Webb and his wild music videos: you can watch Robert’s videos here, and you can listen to, and purchase, his music here. Robert has just released a new music video, Thought Bubble. The video, which received a “special mention laurel” at the United Kingdom Music Video Festival, is based on Voronoi diagrams, and is cool and weird.
Robert’s Thought Bubble video is below, and the various forms of buying/streaming can be found here. Please support Robert: he’s a great guy and an amazing artist.
Robert Webb is an amazing guy. Burkard and I first met Robert years ago, when he began attending our public talks. Robert is quiet and un-self-promoting, but we slowly realised how creative he is. Robert has written Stella, really cool software for visualising and creating nets for polyhedra; Burkard and I wrote about Robert and Stella in our Age column, which we included in Dingo, our first book of columns. It turns out that Robert, under the name Disconnectica, also composes and performs very good music, complete with videos. Very strange videos. Continue reading “Musical Interlude: Robert Webb’s Disconnectica”