Put your tentacles up and raise the sea level. It’s finally here! Compiling the Ocean’s Saltiest Hits, NOW That’s What I Call Music! DSN EDITION brings you 15 chart topping ocean science mash-ups. From School House Rock to LMFAO, salt marshes to coral reefs, these biologists drop their science with a whole sea full . . . → Read More: NOW That’s What I Call Music! DSN Edition
I was just thinking to myself the other day on how we needed more songs about the finer things in life like seagrass and amphipods. How did the scientific masterminds of the Zostera Marine Network (ZEN) know?!? Or maybe this is just what happens when you’ve been in the lab sorting epifauna samples too long. . . . → Read More: I’m a grazer baby.
I have a confession….the musical genius that is “Thrift Shop” IS MY JAM. Yes… I turn it up to an ear shattering decibel EVERYTIME it comes on the radio. And yes…I even bust an awkward-car-confined dance move or two. Both actions most usually resulting in questionable side glares stemming from fellow motorists….But let’s be honest…they . . . → Read More: This is friggin’ awesome
The Deeplings have been fans of Parry Gripp ever since his smash hit “Lazy Harp Seal Has No Job.” Now, Parry brings us “Little Octopus Climbing Over Rock.” It will make your Sunday happy! Via io9 & Laelaps.
Today is Talk Like a Pirate Day – but as you may know, here at Deep Sea News we are partial to a bit of shantying. (Enthusiasm being far more important than tunefulness.) So instead of talking like a pirate, I made a playlist with some of my favorite sea music. SING with me, people, . . . → Read More: Don’t talk like a pirate – SING like one
It’s Saturday, 105 degrees in San Diego, I’m 100 yards from the beach, and I am in front of my computer typing away. OH THE GLAMOUR. Fortunately both you and I can live vicariously through this fine music video from the marine scientists working out of the Gump Station on the French Polynesian island of . . . → Read More: Marine biologist vs. oceanographer music video SHOWDOWN
Happy Sunday, everyone. Music by Parry Gripp, via Metafilter.
Fantastic new INVERTEBRATE POWER anthem from UK band the Internauts. H/t @daumari.