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Song of Ice and Fire Paintings by Michael C. Hayes (+ Sketches)

Song of Ice and Fire PaintingsThis collection of Song of Ice and Fire paintings are by Michael C. Hayes, he starts with a sketch and then uses oil paints on paper and board. The paintings are all based on the book and the Asha Greyjoy piece was a private commission, Mother of Dragons is a personal piece of Michael's and Jon Snow is a private commision which was …
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Song of The Car: AEV JK350 Wrangler: We test the off-road vehicle on a muddy December day while listening to rip-roaring American rock

Song of The Car: AEV JK350 Wrangler

We owe off-roading to the Russians. In 1904, Tsar Nicholas II hired French military engineer Adolphe Kégresse to head the Court Garage in St. Petersburg. The harsh wintry elements inspired Kégresse to outfit a Mercedes 32/45 with the first halftrack……

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Google now shows song lyrics with search results

Google is making the process of singing along to your favorite songs easier. The search engine will now provide users in North America with full lyrics for songs above their search results — assuming the lyrics are recorded in the Google Play store. Append “lyrics” onto the song name of your choice and Google will present a chunk of the words to your selection, directing you to see the full lyrics on the tune’s Google Play store page.

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Delaying worldwide releases can kill song sales, Spotify data shows

A new study by Spotify shows that “windowing” — the practice of delaying the launch of albums and songs in certain formats or locations — can be detrimental to an artist’s success. Spotify analysts scrutinized the success of Meghan Trainor’s pop hit “All About That Bass” in two markets — in the United States, where the song appeared in stores, on streaming services, and on the radio at the same time, and the United Kingdom, where the song only went on sale a month and a half after it first appeared on Spotify UK.

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Song of the Car: 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe 2.0: Mississippi-born Big K.R.I.T. sends drivers on a futuristic trip to Cadillactica

Song of the Car: 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe 2.0

Welcome to Planet Cadillactica, a far-off galaxy where cars are creations from the past that feel like the future. The storied automaker’s past has been celebrated by a new generation, who have transformed 1970s Cadillacs into works of unapologetic……

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Watch Pippin sing the final song in ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy

When the credits roll on The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies next month, Peter Jackson’s wonderful 15-year journey through Middle Earth will be complete. It will be a bittersweet moment, and it looks like Jackson’s queued up the right music to send off the two trilogies. Billy Boyd — who played smooth-singing Pippin in the original trilogy — will lend his musical talents to the credits sequence, and you can hear the final song right now. Warner Bros. has released the music video for the song, fittingly-titled “The Final Goodbye,” and it’s a stirring trip down memory lane for fans of the films. Give it a watch above, and try to hold back the tears.

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Song of the Car: 1970 Cadillac de Ville Convertible: Cruising through Brooklyn in the show-stealing Americana land yacht with salsa tunes blaring

Song of the Car: 1970 Cadillac de Ville Convertible


Skip the double decker tour buses. There’s no better way to see elegant Fort Greene, Brooklyn on a sunny fall day than through the wide windshield of a 1970 Cadillac de Ville convertible. Lean back and lean low on leather seats and…

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Song of the Car: 1988 Dodge Diplomat: Rolling around the streets of New York to the sound of TV on the Radio’s “Happy Idiot”

Song of the Car: 1988 Dodge Diplomat


A car is the ultimate statement piece. Cars say something about the people who drive them—whether their taste veers toward luxury makes that boast performance credentials, modest and reliable “safe” cars, or a more distinctive brand of classic ease. There’s no better place…

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Song of the Car: Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluzione: An exhilarating, high-speed lap with a professional driver invokes an equally thrilling song by Flying Lotus

Song of the Car: Ferrari 458 Challenge Evoluzione


When Filippo Tommaso Marinetti (architect of the Futurist movement) wrote, “We declare that the splendor of the world has been enriched by a new beauty: the beauty of speed,” he may have imagined a place where Italian super cars produced feverish, delirious speeds,…

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Watching Conan sing the ‘Simpsons’ monorail song is transcendent

“Marge vs. the Monorail” is one of the most beloved episodes of The Simpsons, largely thanks to one scene, in which confidence man Lyle Lanley leads the town of Springfield in a song preaching the benefits of elevated transportation. The episode was written by Conan O’Brien during his time on the show, and this weekend, he performed the tune in front of a crowd.

As part of the live show “The Simpsons Take the Bowl,” a 25th anniversary celebration at the Hollywood Bowl amphitheater, Conan took the stage dressed as Lanley, leading the Los Angeles Gay Mens’ Choir through the song. There were a few other musical highlights to check out, too.

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