I came across a fantastic limited edition graphic novel about a crow named Jim. It is geared towards children and has a moral story to it. It looks lovely! Anyone know how I can get my hands on a copy?
This is a Radiohead lyric from their new album King of Limbs. The song is Morning, Mr. Magpie. The lyric, which I messed up in the screencast but fixed in the sketch, is “Good morning Mr. Magpie/ How are we today/ Now you stole away all the magic/ took my melody”
I would like to share with you an original experimental metal song by CorvidCanine called "Crow's Commentary" written and performed by Matthew Borders a.k.a. CorvidCanine. Matthew warns us to listen to it at a low level at first... you can download Crow's Commentary here. Crow's Commentary Crow's Commentary lyrics: Knocking at your window But only for a treat Or perhaps a gleaming treasure To adore and to keep Black-blue like the midnight sea Clever, mischievous master of the sky Poor human in the window Who sees not, we share the same tone In our eyes Matthew (CorvidCanine) wrote, "the album still has a way to go before it is finished, but I'd like to go ahead and share this song." You can learn more about the special project here. Or you can hear all of his music here. Thank you for sharing Matthew!
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This exhibit was really crazy. The Costume Institute put it on, but put all the mannequins in the period rooms, which are usually empty (of both mannequins and museum-goers apparently). This one was crazy, since she's holding her mask in one hand, and the raven face is supposed to be her actual face. The table in front of her has a whole bunch of bird statues (like she's holding court, or something) and they had raven cries looping in the background. It was probably the most provoking exhibit we saw.
Crows are everywhere in our culture. We are fascinated by them. Musicians have long appreciated them as symbols of strength, mystery, intellect... even malice. Here are some of the album / cd covers we found with crows:
The Sword/Witchcraft (Front)