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A German Music Festival Installed a 4-Mile Beer Pipeline
Because kegs are heavy.
May 24, 2017
Little Rock, Arkansas
White Water Tavern
This Little Rock legend has survived decades of rowdy crowds, three fires, and a zombie wedding.
Added by michaeli
Listen to Artificially Created Sounds No One Has Ever Heard Before
AI-made mash-ups offer all-new noises.
May 22, 2017
Need a Last-Minute Mariachi Band in L.A.? Go to This Plaza
Boyle Heights has long been a gathering place for gig-ready Mexican musicians.
May 16, 2017
Sanfilippo Theatre Pipe Organ
With 8,000 pipes this giant instrument is the most versatile theatre pipe organ ever built.
Added by Josh
'Stand By Me' Tree
Someone loved this song enough to carve all of its lyrics onto a tree trunk in a Berlin park.
Added by ahvenas
obscura day 2017
A Wayback Machine for Early 20th Century Tunes
The Internet Archive has a surprisingly deep collection of records made of insect secretions.
May 04, 2017
A World of Accordions Museum
A collection of 1,300 accordions of all shapes and sizes displayed in chronological order.
Added by lewblank
obscura day 2017
Last Century a DJ Saved My Life
New York City's oldest-school spinners are two phonograph-loving guys named Mike.
April 27, 2017
Hank Williams's Gravesite
The country music legend's grave is surrounded by Astroturf because fans kept plucking out the grass.
Added by Mom0ja
La Quinta, California
Big Metal Roadrunner
A giant desert bird that once swung music fans at Coachella now has a home in a nearby traffic circle.
Added by James Ricci
New York, New York
A DIY art gallery/music venue/lecture hall dedicated to video game culture.
Added by lampbane
Grave of Alan Freed
A jukebox headstone marks the grave of the Cleveland disc jockey credited with coining the term “rock 'n' roll."
Added by thomasharper
The 'Black Mozart' Was So Much More
Between composing concertos, Joseph Bologne fenced and fought in the army.
April 12, 2017
A whimsical sensor instrument for Minneapolitans to play on their walks to work.
Added by ebretzel
West Hollywood, California
Jim Morrison Hotel Room
Room 32 of the Alta Cienega Motel has grown into a shrine to the Lizard King.
Added by brae
Dolores Hidalgo Cuna de la Independencia Nacional, Mexico
Mausoleum of José Alfredo Jiménez
A tomb in the shape of a traditional Mexican hat and shawl for the father of modern rancheras.
Added by EdgarMedina
Cole Porter's Birthplace
The humble Hoosier roots of a famed Broadway composer.
Added by rls93
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