Junior Parker: Taxman

A taxman tribute, our 420 playlist, DJ Spooky's #PrivateJam and more in the music we tweeted this week

Tuesday, 15 April was Tax Day in the States, and depending on where residents fall on the country’s economic scale, some received a small chunk of change in return for year-long investment while others had to give up some hard-earned cash. To punctuate the dubious occasion, we gave a listen to Junior Parker’s slowed down, soulful rendition of The Beatles’ “Taxman,” which reminds us that …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

The Simpsons IRL, Delta’s photon shower, the history behind 4/20 and more in our weekly look at the web

1. In Memoriam: Graphic Artist Storm Thorgerson Undoubtedly the man who made album covers a veritable artistic force, Storm Thorgerson sadly passed away Thursday, 18 April, at just 69-years-old after a battle with cancer. Sweet, introspective and energetic, Thorgerson left an indelible impression on the entire world through his “contrary” album covers, to which he has created over 300 works for bands like Ween, Biffy …