bloodsportband: To avoid any confusion, just thought I’d let y’all know that we’ve changed our name to Blood Sport. Machete Season was pretty tasteless and not in a good way, so we’ve had to change it. Sorry if we made anyone cry. If any one would like to give us a gig or let us play at their house party or in their boudouir it’d be much appreciated. Can you reblog this if you’ve reblogged us...
In the ensuing months Aveling became a gifted, intelligent, industrious and...– Tristram Hunt on Edward Bibbins Aveling in The Frock-Coated Communist: The Revolutionary Life of Friedrich Engels
53 West 53rd Street
Jean Nouvel has unveiled his latest design, a New York Skyscraper. All the images are great, check them out here.
The current popular unrest in the Arab world has a lot of lessons for...– Michael Hirsh for the National Journal: The WikiLeaks Revolt (via kateoplis)
Fabbriciani’s ‘hyperbass flute’… sounds like he’s...– Another great simile in Wire, this time courtesy of Brain Morton reviewing Esther Lamneck & Roberto Fabbriciani’s Winds Of The Heart.
We’re thrilled to tap into the limitless creativity will.i.am brings to the...– Intel’s vice-president Deborah Conrad, on announcing that will.i.am is the company’s new director of creative innovation. Sorry, what?
and that concludes this evening’s listening so far. I need to get some more boring music to listen to while doing work so I don’t get distracted as much.
Why secondhand bookstores smell good
mcnallyjackson: powells: Lignin, the stuff that prevents all trees from adopting the weeping habit, is a polymer made up of units that are closely related to vanillin. When made into paper and stored for years, it breaks down and smells good. Which is how divine providence has arranged for secondhand bookstores to smell like good quality vanilla absolute, subliminally stoking a...
What does the phrase Quantum of Solace even mean?
givemeyouranswerdo: My loneliness is killing me, I must confess I still believe, when I’m not with you I lose my mind. Give me a sign, hit me baby one more time. Sylvia Plath (kinderslut) This made me laugh so much i thought i was going to die.
2 NEW SONGS
macheteseason: Hi there, finally mixed the other two songs from that demo we recorded… Give them a listen. Neither of them are really about anything so you can decide what to call them. They’re up on our page, myspace, and now our new facebork page thing: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Machete-Season/178176945553858
This website →
is my new obsession
'There are two types of people in the world,those...
evaspence: hahaha, YES! slimandalittlebitfoxy: the only facebook group i will ever agree with
The final track ‘Leo’ even tops the Interstellar Space Version, with...– Actually, here’s another. Alex Neilson is the reviewer, by the way. He deserves the credit.
…opening track ‘Naïma’ captures Alice Coltrane in ferocious...– Another great quote from Wire magazine, this time reviewing the new bootleg Coltrane CD release, At Temple University 1966 (Free Factory).
runwalk: Please go to http://www.pukkelpop.be/en/lijstjestijd/step1/ list “run,WALK!” as one of the band’s you’d like to see at this year’s Pukkelpop Festival. Thanks! Reblog this as well please!
another temptingly cheap find on discogs: http://www.discogs.com/sell/item/31037041?ev=wh