Is this the answer to the question: what if you give 100 crappy video cameras to an audience of chimps? Video of “crowdsourced” footage from Nine Inch Nails in concert. The lesson is: given enough cameras nobody has to hold focus, get a good shot or hold their camera steady for more than 3 seconds.
The Boomers' financial rules have failed... →
8 hours of Daniel Burke (Illusion of Safety) as DJ... →
I’ve seen Illusion of Safety play WNUR’s Sonic Celluloid back in 2010. WZRD and WNUR complement each other very well on Chicago’s north side radio dial. ‘ZRD is the utterly freeform option, where there are no genre blocks of any kind and DJs only identify themselves as the “Wizard.” While WNUR embraces experimental musics of all kinds, but in a more...
daniel sinker: Ian MacKaye turned 50 today →
sinker: I was lucky enough to interview him a few times, including one that appears in the Punk Planet book. There’s an exchange in that interview that, as I get older, I think about often: I was cleaning my room once and I was listening to Led Zeppelin. Robert Plant was going on and on…
Viral Banksy Quote on Advertising Plagiarizes 1999... →
zines still win kenyatta: Amandabees links to the damning bit: “People are taking the piss out of you everyday,” begins “Banksy on Advertising.” The four-paragraph quote has been widely distributed on Twitter and Tumblr, with attribution given to the elusive (and still anonymous) artist Banksy. The problem, as graphic designer and writer Sean Tejaratchi points out, is that the quote borrows...
There’s a whole lot of fair using going on.
Sometimes I have to remind myself that very little from before 1995 is on the interwebs. A dangerous memory hole ‘tis.
RIP Commodore King Jack Tramiel, who helped me get... →
How ASCAP Takes Money From Successful Indie... →