Prepare to get your hearts broken, but for crying out loud, don’t give up....– Click Track - Be specific: Jello Biafra on 21st century censorship
I’m feeling a bit disheartened about the blogging thing at the moment so there’ll be no new posts for a bit, apart from one or two that have been queued up for a while. I’ll be back, though, got a…
Super Session - Fucked Up + Duchess Says - Les Sessions Bande à part - BANDE À PART - OBSÉDÉS MUSICAUX ASSUMEZ-VOUS This is awesome, Fucked Up on a French TV/radio station performing a couple of tunes inc. ‘Year of the Ox’ (one of their epics) with French-Canadian singer Annie-Claude Deschenes from Duchess Says (who okay yeah I’ve never heard them. Still awesome).
Bands often try to deny that they are part of any economic system - and in some...– Looking For Gold: SXSW WHY? Blog article on the Fucked Up blog about SXSW.
"Fuck them. Make it personal."
“The personal, as everyone’s so fucking fond of saying, is political. So if some idiot politician, some power player tries to execute policies that harm you or those you care about, take it personally. Get angry. The Machinery of Justice will not serve you here — it is slow and cold, and it is theirs, hardware and soft-. Only the little people suffer at the hands of Justice;...
Fat Mike’s ‘Cokie the Clown’ set at South By Southwest 2010 was graphic in...– Cokie The Clown – SXSW 2010 – Fat Mike – Music Review – Pinpoint Music Disturbing, and brilliant, and disturbing again. Read it.
Eating off the People's Princess →
So here was a man who had set himself up as an artist but who not only did not...– Exit Through The Gift Shop (2009) – Aaah… but is it art?
You know who should totally be punished? For opposing demands to do unpaid extra...– rejectamentalist manifesto
On TV, you currently have more chance of spotting a pair of morbidly obese...– Charlie Brooker’s Screen burn: Jersey Shore
No Moods, Ads or Cutesy Fucking Icons » Guilty →
Canadian author Peter Watts has been convicted (found guilty by jury) of “assault” on a US border guard. For “assault” read “failing to obey an instruction in the seconds between being punched in the face and sprayed with mace”.
Future of Publishing video will amuse and delight... →
Here’s an adorable, tricky and clever video on the future of publishing, courtesy of the Penguin folks, who produced it for an internal presentation and then released it into the wild after everyone loved it. Be sure to watch to at least halfway, when the clever gets visible.
If history is written by the victors, then the imagery crammed down our throat...– Rebel Frequencies: The Ghosts of San Patricio
Blood Bowl (Xbox 360) →
It would have been hard for Cyanide Studios to mess up Blood Bowl; after all, all they had to do was port the well-established board game’s rules to a digitised format and then dress…
Far right would-be terrorists are, despite their best efforts, failing to make...– LENIN’S TOMB: Making a list, checking it twice…
Stream of Daughters’ new, self-titled record -... →
Linkfest: March 4th – March 10th →
Del.icio.us links for March 4th through March 10th: The Millions: What About Genre, What About Horror? – “Genre, genre, genre, whole days go by when I am asked of nothing else, especially…
Blood Red Shoes: From DIY to 'Professional' //... →
As one half of the terrific two-some Blood Red Shoes, vocalist and drummer Steve Ansell has been on one hell of an eye-opening adventure. He’s played (and continues to play) in various seven-inch-spewing DIY bands - most notably the DiS-adored Cat on Form. The second BRS album Fire Like This (Recommended: 9/10 Review) has just hit your local record store, so we thought it high time we picked...
Alison Bechdel - Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic →
“In the circus, acrobatics where one person lies on the floor balancing another are called “Icarian Games”. Considering the fate of Icarus after he flouted his father’s advice and flew so close to…
Genre, genre, genre, whole days go by when I am asked of nothing else,...– The Millions: What About Genre, What About Horror?
In September of 2007, the world’s fourth-largest metropolis was scrubbed of...– ‘Clean City’: São Paulo Scrubbed of Outdoor Ads | Design + Ideas on WU
To whit, games that can show as much or as little as the creators wish, with no...– Unlimited Detail Wants To Kill 3D Cards | Rock, Paper, Shotgun
Halfway There… | Robert Briscoe's Devblog →
Check out this absurdly beautiful Source engine mod… amazing that a one-man mod project can squeeze these sort of visuals out of the engine.
Andersen Ben-Hilliens Rock Paparazzi →
Andersen Ben-Hilliens Aarhus, Denmark I’m am a Paparazzi (THE GOOD KIND ;-)) From Aarhus. I make my living solely on print sales of my prints (WITH FRAMES! ;’-)) So to please - if you like order prints. ENJOY THAT. x0 please - to emailing me firstname.lastname@example.org (Legend. Check out his brilliant photos of bands such as Times New Viking, Black Lips and Casiotone for the...
Religious people can be racist, and that’s not news. But are they more...– Racism is linked to Religious dogmatism | Center for Inquiry
Some of my friends have a new band - check out their rad noises here.
I want you to look very closely at this picture and try and keep it in your...– The Picture - David Cox - Open Salon
Bomb the Music Industry! - Adults!!! Smart!!!... →
I’ve not reviewed Bomb the Music Industry! on NFI before, although I did reckon last year’s Scrambles was the second best album of the year. That aside, it feels difficult…
I’m not crazy I’m not sick I’m a responsible scientist Got...– http://www.songmeanings.net/songs/view/75256/