Scatterlings And Refugees: The Production (Woot!)

Mixing “Scatterlings And Refugees”, which has — almost but not quite inexplicably — turned into South African township jive. (I say “not quite” because this song always wanted to be Paul Simon’s “The Obvious Child”, and if you know the other song, you’ll really hear it when I make this available.) It’s all big drumlines […]

Pilot of plane that dropped A-bomb dies – Yahoo! News

Pilot of plane that dropped A-bomb dies – Yahoo! News COLUMBUS, Ohio – Paul Tibbets, who piloted the B-29 bomber Enola Gay that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, died Thursday. He was 92 and insisted for six decades after the war that he had no regrets about the mission and slept just fine at […]

Bono: The Rolling Stone Interview : Rolling Stone

Bono: The Rolling Stone Interview : Rolling Stone A remarkable interview with Bono. I really don’t get why some people hate him so much — if they’d bother to listen to what he’s saying, he’s incredibly bright and incredibly committed to these goals he’s set for himself. He’s one of the people I admire most […]

UNKLE @ Vegoose

…was fucking incredible. I caught five minutes of Muse. Eh. Alright. Not great. But UNKLE was amazing. Eight piece — drummer, keyboardist, DJ, bassist, two guitarists at any time, Gavin Clark on vocals and James Lavelle mixing and singing. The Thom Yorke, Ian Astbury and Josh Homme tracks were prerecorded vocals, but Gavin and James […]

And Let Me Just Say It, Since Nobody Else Seems To Want To

New Orleans, 2005: a festering football stadium with corpses left to rot in place, shit and urine on the floor, and no water. For days. And the National Guard will shoot your black ass if you try to leave. San Diego, 2007: clowns for the kids, massage therapy and acupuncture during your lovely stay in […]