Gogol Bordello vs. Primus vs. Meat on the Williamsburg Waterfront

by July 31st, 2010 Culture » Society » Culture » Sounds »

Gogol Bordello rocked out the Hayek-inspired “Not A Crime”, commenting, surely, on free-markets and free-minds, then spent the rest of the show trying to sell people the shit they don’t want to buy…the new album. There’s too many fucking singers, like some sad after-school multi-cultural feel good pallette…that, yes, feels good, but sounds like shit. […]

Taken To the River: David Byrne in Prospect Park

by June 9th, 2009 Culture » Sounds »

I caught wind earlier that day, June 9th 2009, that David Byrne was playing a free show as part of the Celebrate Brooklyn concert series in Prospect Park in Brooklyn. I thought to myself… “God Damn…I love him…” “I bet there’s gonna be god-awful hipsters everywhere…a sea of sucking humanity…one big coffin…” “And, of course, […]

ABBA Of Our Lives

by May 25th, 2009 Culture » Sounds » Creative » Writing »

The Swedish disco megaband ABBA – and I don’t use the term megaband lightly – was our future. Do not mistake me. I am not purporting that in the future we will resemble ABBA. No, no. ABBA was our future. It already happened. We missed it. We have no future. Fuck. But wait…do not yet […]

AudioSurf – Riding the Wave

by May 24th, 2009 Culture » Sounds » Culture » Video Games »

“Music has always been a matter of Energy to me, a question of Fuel. Sentimental people call it Inspiration, but what they really mean is Fuel. I have always needed Fuel. I am a serious consumer. On some nights I still believe that a car with the gas needle on empty can run about fifty […]

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