Hard ‘n Phirm: Pi

From "Sunrise" to "Pi," our recap of the songs we Tweeted last week

Chris Hardwick and Mike Phirman—the LA-based musical comedy duo known as Hard ‘n Phirm—helped us celebrate Pi Day with a humorous tune about the delicious numeral. Director Keith Schofield complements the educationally-derived ditty with a nostalgic video that harkens the days of Reading Rainbow or 3-2-1 Contact, for a perfect blend of mathematical entertainment in “Pi.”

Hannah Cohen: Sunrise

From "Sunrise" to "Pi," our recap of the songs we Tweeted last week

In a simple play on “Sunrise,” the title of Hannah Cohen’s final song off her album Child Bride, fast-rising photographer and director Matthu Placek allows the young singer’s limpid voice to really shine by doing nothing more than capturing her in black-and-white while a light slowly begins to expose her face. The ultimate in effortless beauty, Placek not only highlights Cohen’s gorgeous features but really …

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Miriam Makeba: Soweto Blues Google Doodle paid homage to the late Miriam Makeba on Monday, who would have been celebrating her 81st birthday. The South African singer will be forever remembered for speaking out against apartheid and delivering protest songs with majestical prowess, such as “Soweto Blues,” which was written by her former husband Hugh Masekela after a student rally went majorly awry in 1976. …