LCD Soundsystem on the 8th in Paris. Woooord.
I’m rewding William B. Irvine’s A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy. Knowing very little about stoicism I read Irvine’s guest post on Boing Boing yesterday and felt I should give his book a read. Damn you Boing Boing and your influence on book sales! I already disagree with part of what he’s getting at. In the essay he gets pretty foolish in...
Birmingham, final verdict
At first this place seems awesome. It’s not the best looking place but the industrial parts are really, industrial, and you hear about all these metal bands and it just seems like it’s going to be really cool. Then you spend a couple days there and wonder how a place with over a million people can be so shit and have so little to do. Seriously, never go here unless it’s for...
Front row! That completes the trinity. I’ve seen my top 3 favorite bands, front row. Devo, Yo La Tengo and Neu (or as close as you can get to Neu)! I feel pretty accomplished actually. Was it worth a life of damaged hearing? Ummm, yeah, fuck it. Tomorrow I’m off to Scotland. I’ll type up a big ass Supersonic post on the train. Lots of pictures as well. God bless burst mode, I...
On meeting my idol and deciding what to do with...
Tackling some biggies on this euro trip y’all. On meeting my idol. Well, more like saying a friendly hello to my idol. Firstly, what does idol mean anyways? I don’t worship this person or think that everything they touch is gold, but in the spectrum of artists who have influenced where I’m at, they score the highest. Like most things that have influenced my life there is a...
Just got asked out by the Tesco girl
I’d actually call her if it was a Mark & Spencers
Devilman. I uploaded some clips yo. Check the sword in the one below, ha.
Gum Takes Tooth The way this band works is the guy with the electronics has wired up the drum kit as a controller and fires off samples, synth, distortion ect from that.