University of Chicago Symphony Orchestra –  Also Sprach Zarathustra
#CCBYNCND30 #Classical #Live
Essential live recording of an essential classic. Quiet listening conditions apply ;-)
Sharema –  Uranus Berlin
#Ambient #CCUnspecified #Drone #Electronic
Quintessential drone music. Perfect for recreational relaxation, not for busy workouts.
My Heart Your Thunder –  My Heart Your Thunder
#CCBY40 #Electro #Electronic #IDM
Timeless electro goodness with edgy synth sounds.
Niteffect  – The Wage Of Forgetting
#CCBYNCND40 #Electronic #TripHop
Relaxing trip hop flirting with IDM. Limited cassette version (still) available (?).
Various Artists –  The Silent Ballet, Volume III: Unfolding a Broken Heart
#CCBYNCND20 #Compilation #PostRock
The Silent Ballet is a past review blog and compilation project. Since 2012, activity has ceased and its founder has since moved on to write for Fragile ǀǀ ¿Extinct?, which now posts occasional reviews and an annual list of 100 tracks/50 albums (very worth checking out).
This entry in
Kenny Beltrey –  Hydrate
#CCBY10 #Electronic #IDM
Vintage electronica goodness. Early good stuff from Kahvi.
dUASsEMIcOLCHEIAS iNVERTIDAS –  SADITREVNi SAIEHCLOcIMEsSAUd
#CCBYNCSA30 #Instrumental #Jazz #PsychadelicRock
Wow, what a ride this is. At times, I scratch my head wondering "what the heck did they want with this?". But mostly, virtuosic saxophone, galloping guitar, furious drums make you want their 13 minute long track to last even longer. Similar to progressive or post rock, all tra
Osiris4 –  Black Diamonds EP
#CCBYNCND40 #Electronic #Trance
Simple and effective melodic trance. Digital Diamonds keeps up to its promise.
Aevio –  Bioluminescence
#CC-BY-NC-ND-4.0 #Downtempo #Electronic #Glitch
Soothing ambient glitch hop. Skilfully crafted sound textures that excite your ears and calm your mind.
Banabila, Grem, Cramer –  Lieber Gorilla : Visionen
#CC-BY-NC-ND-3.0 #Experimental #Stage&Screen
Extremely experimental theatre / sound art / pop music album by a Dutch theatre outfit.
Various Artists –  BACKUP11
#CC-BY-NC-ND-3.0 #Chiptune #Compilation #Electronic
Exceptional chiptune compilation for Platine Festival in Cologne. Great contributions from well-known artists.
How to align and justify text in beamer columns with surrounding text
This is an update to my 2015 post on horizontally aligning text in beamer columns with surrounding text. In this article, I am going to add the request to also justify alignment of all text. At the same time, I am simplifying the solution from last time:
I have not changed my solution from last time. The re
How to create a nicely formatted Excel table from a pandas DataFrame using openpyxl
When I want to save the current state of a pandas DataFrame for "manual consumption", I often write df.to_excel('foo.xlsx') within my IPython session or Jupyter Notebook. However, the default style does not look pretty and often needs manual adjustments (e.g. column widths) to be usable.
If you want to create custom reports from pandas, y
Ant Neely –  Not Fit For Human Consumption
#CC-BY-NC-SA-3.0 #Electronic #Pop #Stage&Screen
Wide range of styles and techniques on a single solo artist review: pop album, movie score and a little bit of funk.
Bit Shifter –  Information Chase
#CC-BY-NC-SA-3.0 #Chiptune #Electronic
Essential chiptune album from the (g)olden age of Creative Commons music.
As Above So Below –  Ritos I
#CC-BY-NC-SA-3.0 #Instrumental #PostRock #Rock
Debut EP of "Portugese project doing cinematic postrock". Special treat: excellently crafted melody lines.
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