Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

"Outbound" The Maine Windjammer Project

"Outbound" By Doug Mills
One of the original Maine windjammers, Mercantile, outbound from Camden for a week of sailing Penobscot Bay.[06-09-2008]



Monday, January 27, 2014

Atlantic Canada 7 Day Forecast

Today, 27 January
A few flurries changing to rain showers this afternoon. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. Wind becoming south 30 km/h gusting to 50 early this afternoon. High plus 5.

Tonight, 27 January
Rain showers changing to a few flurries late this evening and ending after midnight then cloudy. Rainfall amount 2 to 4 mm. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 except gusting to 70 in the Tantramar Marsh area this evening. Wind becoming northwest 20 near midnight. Low minus 10.

Tuesday, 28 January
Mainly cloudy. A few flurries beginning near noon and ending in the evening. Clearing late in the evening. Local amount 2 cm. Local blowing snow late in the afternoon and early in the evening. Wind becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 late in the morning. Temperature steady near minus 10.

Wednesday, 29 January
A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 15. High minus 8.

Thursday, 30 January
Sunny. Low minus 16. High minus 9.

Friday, 31 January
Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 13. High minus 1.

Saturday, 1 February
A mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 12. High minus 6.

Sunday, 2 February
Cloudy. Low minus 8. High minus 3.


"Sunrise At Rockland" The Maine Windjammer Project

"Sunrise at Rockland" By Doug Mills
A sunrise ot Rockland over historic schooners, Roseway, J&E Riggin and Nathaniel Bowditch. [10-05-2007]



Sunday, January 26, 2014

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards Nominees Complete List

Grammy Award. The plaque reads: National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences: Jacob Bronstein, Producer. Best Spoken Word Album — 2007. The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream(Barack Obama). Photo by Ya'akov
1. RECORD OF THE YEAR

Get Lucky

Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers
Thomas Bangalter & Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo, producers; Peter Franco, Mick Guzauski, Florian Lagatta & Daniel Lerner, engineers/mixers; Antoine "Chab" Chabert & Bob Ludwig, mastering engineers
Track from: Random Access Memories
Label: Columbia Records

Radioactive

Imagine Dragons
Alex Da Kid, producer; Manny Marroquin & Josh Mosser, engineers/mixers; Joe LaPorta, mastering engineer
Track from: Night Visions
Label: Kidinakorner/ Interscope

Royals

Lorde
Joel Little, producer; Joel Little, engineer/mixer; Stuart Hawkes, mastering engineer
Track from: Pure Heroine
Label: Universal Music

Locked Out Of Heaven

Bruno Mars
Jeff Bhasker, Emile Haynie, Mark Ronson & The Smeezingtons, producers; Alalal, Josh Blair, Wayne Gordon, Ari Levine, Manny Marroquin & Mark Ronson, engineers/mixers; David Kutch, mastering engineer
Track from: Unorthodox Jukebox
Label: Atlantic

Blurred Lines

Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell
Pharrell, producer; Andrew Coleman & Tony Maserati, engineers/mixers; Chris Gehringer, mastering engineer
Track from: Blurred Lines
Label: Star Trak/ Interscope
BACK TO TOP

2. ALBUM OF THE YEAR

The Blessed Unrest

Sara Bareilles
Sara Bareilles, Mark Endert & John O'Mahony, producers; Jeremy Darby, Mark Endert & John O'Mahony, engineers/mixers; Greg Calbi, mastering engineer
Label: Epic Records

Random Access Memories

Daft Punk
Julian Casablancas, DJ Falcon, Todd Edwards, Chilly Gonzales, Giorgio Moroder, Panda Bear, Nile Rodgers, Paul Williams & Pharrell Williams, featured artists; Thomas Bangalter, Julian Casablancas, Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo, DJ Falcon & Todd Edwards, producers; Peter Franco, Mick Guzauski, Florian Lagatta, Guillaume Le Braz & Daniel Lerner, engineers/mixers; Antoine "Chab" Chabert & Bob Ludwig, mastering engineers
Label: Columbia Records

Good Kid, M.A.A.D City

Kendrick Lamar
Mary J. Blige, Dr. Dre, Drake, Jay Rock, Jay Z, MC Eiht & Anna Wise, featured artists; DJ Dahi, Hit-Boy, Skhye Hutch, Just Blaze, Like, Terrace Martin, Dawaun Parker, Pharrell, Rahki, Scoop DeVille, Sounwave, Jack Splash, Tabu, Tha Bizness, THC & T-Minus, producers; Derek Ali, Dee Brown, Andrew Coleman, Dr. Dre, James Hunt, Mauricio 'Veto"" Iragorri, Mike Larson, Jared Scott, Jack Splash & Andrew Wright, engineers/mixers; Mike Bozzi & Brian 'Big Bass"" Gardner, mastering engineers
Label: TDE/Aftermath/Interscope Records

The Heist

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Ab-Soul, Ben Bridwell, Ray Dalton, Eighty4 Fly, Hollis, Mary Lambert, Baffalo Madonna, Evan Roman, Schoolboy Q, Allen Stone, The Teaching & Wanz, featured artists; Ryan Lewis, producer; Ben Haggerty, Ryan Lewis, Amos Miller, Reed Ruddy & Pete Stewart, engineers/mixers; Tom Coyne & Brian Gardner, mastering engineers
Label: Macklemore LLC

Red

Taylor Swift
Gary Lightbody & Ed Sheeran, featured artists; Jeff Bhasker, Nathan Chapman, Dann Huff, Jacknife Lee, Max Martin, Shellback, Taylor Swift, Butch Walker & Dan Wilson, producers; Joe Baldridge, Sam Bell, Matt Bishop, Chad Carlson, Nathan Chapman, Serban Ghenea, John Hanes, Sam Holland, Michael Ilbert, Tyler Johnson, Jacknife Lee, Steve Marcantonio, Manny Marroquin, Justin Niebank, John Rausch, Eric Robinson, Pawel Sek, Jake Sinclair, Mark ""Spike"" Stent & Andy Thompson, engineers/mixers; Tom Coyne & Hank Williams, mastering engineers
Label: Big Machine Records
BACK TO TOP

3. SONG OF THE YEAR

Just Give Me A Reason

Jeff Bhasker, Pink & Nate Ruess, songwriters (Pink Featuring Nate Ruess)
Track from: The Truth About Love
Label: RCA Records; Publishers: EMI Blackwood Music, Inc./P!nk Inside Publishing/Way Above Music/Sony/ATV Songs LLC/WB Music Corp./FBR Music/Bearvon Music

Locked Out Of Heaven

Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine & Bruno Mars, songwriters (Bruno Mars)
Track from: Unorthodox Jukebox
Label: Atlantic; Publishers: Mars Force Songs, LLC/BMG Rights Management (US) LLC/BMG/Roc Nation Music/Music Famamanem LP/EMI April Music Inc./Toy Plane Music - Universal Music/Universal Music Corp.

Roar

Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, Katy Perry & Henry Walter, songwriters (Katy Perry)
Label: Capitol; Publishers: When I'm Rich You'll Be My Bitch/Kasz Money Publishing/MXM/Kobalt Songs Music Publishing, Inc./Bonnie McKee Music/Where Da Kasz At?/Songs Of Pulse Recording/Oneirology Publishing/Prescription Songs

Royals

Joel Little & Ella Yelich O'Connor, songwriters (Lorde)
Track from: Pure Heroine
Label: Universal Music; Publishers: Copyright Control/Sony ATV

Same Love

Ben Haggerty, Mary Lambert & Ryan Lewis, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert)
Track from: The Heist
Label: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis LLC; Publishers: Macklemore Publishing/Ryan Lewis Publishing

Your GRAMMY Performer Checklist

GRAMMY.com - The GRAMMY Awards telecast stands as the richest collection of musical talent on any one show, three-and-a-half hours of nearly nonstop music from today's hottest performers as well as surprise GRAMMY Moments that create indelible memories for fans.
Is there a downside to such a giant, wide-ranging night of music? Well, sometimes it can be difficult to keep track of the sprawling list of performers.
The star-studded performance lineup for the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards has a bit of everything — a number of first-time GRAMMY performances; a not-to-be-missed metal/classical mashup; the Daftest band in music; performances from half of arguably the greatest band ever; and of course the best in country, rock, pop, and hip-hop. And don't forget the coolest host around: LL Cool J.
It's a lot to keep track of, so we've compiled a handy alphabetical guide to artists who will be taking the GRAMMY stage. Of course, be sure to stay logged on to GRAMMY.com and follow our live-blog to complement your GRAMMY experience.
 And the performers for the 56th GRAMMY Awards are: 
  • Billie Joe Armstrong and Miranda Lambert in tribute to Phil Everly
  • Sara Bareilles with 2014 MusiCares Person of the Year Carole King
  • Gary Clark Jr.
  • Daft Punk with Nile Rodgers (of Chic), Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder and the RAM (Random Access Memories) session players: Chris Caswell, Nathan East, Omar Hakim, and Paul Jackson Jr.
  • Merle Haggard, 2014 Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, and Blake Shelton
  • Hunter Hayes
  • Kendrick Lamar and Imagine Dragons
  • John Legend
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Lorde
  • Madonna
  • Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, who as members of the Beatles will receive the 2014 Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Metallica and GRAMMY Cultural Ambassador to China Lang Lang
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age, Dave Grohl, and Lindsey Buckingham in a rousing finale
  • Katy Perry
  • Pink and Nate Ruess (of Fun.)
  • Taylor Swift
  • Robin Thicke and GRAMMY-winning group Chicago
  • Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
  • Keith Urban
The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards will take place live on Sunday, Jan. 26 at Staples Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network from 8–11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). For GRAMMY coverage, updates and breaking news, visit The Recording Academy's social networks on Twitter and Facebook.


"Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse" The Maine Windjammer Project

"Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse" By Doug Mills
The Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse where sailing history still lives.[07-15-2011]



Saturday, January 25, 2014

Thursday, January 23, 2014

"The Originals" The Maine Windjammer Project

"The Originals" By Doug Mills
Schooners Mercantile and Grace Bailey[ Mattie] part of Maine's original windjammer fleet, at The Great Schooner Race of 2011. [07-05-2011]



Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Monday, January 20, 2014

Atlantic Canada 7 Day Forecast

Today, 20 January
Increasing cloudiness. Flurries beginning near noon. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming west 20 this afternoon. High plus 1.
Tonight, 20 January
Flurries at times heavy ending overnight then clearing. Amount 5 cm. Wind west 20 km/h becoming northwest 20 this evening. Low minus 16.

Tuesday, 21 January
Mainly sunny. Increasing cloudiness in the evening. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light in the morning. High minus 11. Cold wind chill minus 25.

Wednesday, 22 January
Periods of snow. Windy. Low minus 12. High minus 6.

Thursday, 23 January
A mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 12. High minus 9.

Friday, 24 January
A mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 15. High minus 10.

Saturday, 25 January
A mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 14. High minus 3.

Sunday, 26 January
Flurries. Low minus 3. High minus 2.


"A Snowy Winter's Day" The Maine Windjammer Project

"A Snowy Winter's Day" By Doug Mills
On a snowy winter's day at the North End Shipyard in Rockland Maine.[01-19-2014]




Sunday, January 19, 2014

North End Shipyard In Snow Gallery

Under a blanket of snow we will wait.
Under a blanket of snow we will wait.
Wait for the warm breezes of summer.
                                         Doug Mills












"Fresh Snow" The Maine Windjammer Project

"Fresh Snow" By Doug Mills
Sunrise over the North End Shipyard with fresh snow covering the Heritage, Isaac H. Evans and the American Eagle. [12-08-2010]




Friday, January 17, 2014

"On A Foggy July Day" The Maine Windjammer Project

"On A Foggy July Day" By Doug Mills
Stephen Taber and Victory Chimes pass the Rockland Breakwater Light as they sail from Rockland on a foggy July day.[07-04-2011]