the short article is well worth the read, and the video at the end sums it all up nicely. (the loads faster).
also check out mark's own from his myspace page.
Artist statement:(hey d--promise to get your newest pair of kicks up asap!)
It's a Nike shoe stapled together with human flesh, twitching...
Monday, June 19, 2006
10:30 PM (doors open at 8 PM)
Languis live with Hopewell (former member of Mercury Rev), Twinstar
(former member of The The), and Science of Subconscious
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So far the Subindie articles have turned up a variety of artists whose recording styles differ as much as their music. Many of us (myself included) use home recording as merely a method to deliver a song and too quickly gloss over the importance of the final production. This week's artist is definately[sic] an exception.want to be profiled too? for review.
Asked by the magazine if the association between Cristal and the “bling lifestyle” could be detrimental, Rouzaud replied:don't worry jay, i've got your back. no more cristal breakfasts for me, either!
“That’s a good question, but what can we do? We can’t forbid people from buying it. I’m sure Dom Perignon or Krug would be delighted to have their business.”
‘I view his comments as racist’
The comments left a bad taste in Jay-Z’s mouth. The rapper said he would pull Cristal from his small chain of popular sports lounges — where bottles of Cristal sell for $450 and $600 — as well as from his personal flutes.
“It has come to my attention that the managing director of Cristal, Frederic Rouzaud views the ‘hip-hop’ culture as ‘unwelcome attention,”’ Jay-Z said. “I view his comments as racist and will no longer support any of his products through any of my various brands including the 40/40 Club nor in my personal life.”
Wallsten said the president said he would not treat him differently, so Wallsten encouraged him to "needle away."
"He said, 'I will. Next time I'll just use a different needle,' " Wallsten said.
Wallsten said he thought that was a pretty good line. And his only complaint is that the president didn't answer his question at the news conference.
Some things that are easy for humans to do are difficult for robots. Squeezing mustard on a hot dog is one of them.mp3 to listen to while reading:
Pitchfork: What section do you think you belong in?
Lidell: That depends on the shop. I might put it in outsider music or pop, just go for the big guns. That's where Motown belongs, right? If it has a lot of sections I'll end up putting it above the James Blunt CDs since he ripped off my bloody artwork and he's selling millions of records! I try to get people to buy mine accidentally.
"Mr. Wright was in possession of a firearm and he was arrested," Lt. Michael Alerich said. "Two other guys in the car were also arrested, one for possession of a firearm and the other for a probation violation."
Bakker already has treated 20 video game addicts, aged 13 to 30, since January. Some show withdrawal symptoms, such as shaking and sweating, when they look at a computer console.
RZA says, "As a fan of martial art and old Japanese Samurai movies, I have always wanted to be a part of such creativity and to have my own spice added is even better … The vibe of Afro Samurai is so soulful and cool, that when I was asked to compose the series my creative juices immediately reacted. I felt it was something for me to do," RZA says. The animated series will premiere on Spike TV this fall. FUNimation Entertainment will bring the story to DVD in spring 2007.
National Day of Slayer, Official Statement on Participationthe dudes at have posted some mp3s in honor, plus one can't-be-missed slayer live in '85 video. my fave clip is (mario style!).
• Listen to Slayer at full blast in your car.
• Listen to Slayer at full blast in your home.
• Listen to Slayer at full blast at your place of employment.
• Listen to Slayer at full blast in any public place you prefer.
DO NOT use headphones! The objective of this day is for everyone within earshot to understand that it is the National Day of Slayer. National holidays in America aren't just about celebrating; they're about forcing it upon non-participants.
Nigeria now has the world's third largest film industry after Hollywood and Bollywood. Most of the movies are dirt cheap, straight-to-video voodoo horror flicks - but millions of fans can't get enough of them.
Michael Geist points out that up in Canada, the industry has just launched an "educational" website for teachers and students on copyright issues that features the , a super hero of sorts, designed to teach kids right from wrong when it comes to copyright. As Geist outlines, it appears that things like fair use and personal copies don't seem to be a part of Captain Copyright's vast store of knowledge. In one set of activities, students are even told to write letters to newspaper editors in support of the industry's view on copyrightmakes you wonder if they're being run by the same people behind the tobacco industry. lookout, kids!