Month: February 2010

Geek Music

True Viral Video

Not much to say other than this is a pretty decent video.  It’s also the exact type of thing I hope I would do if trapped in a room for that long.  (this guy was apparently quarantined with TB for several weeks).

Awareness Music

R.I.P Def Jux

So Pitchfork is reporting that Definitive Jux Records, the amazing indie hip hop label, is going on an indefinite “hiatus”.  To make matters worse, El-P is stepping down. While it’s true that they’re not exactly over, they’re also not planning on releasing any new music on physical media.  Hopefully this still means some digital distribution, […]

Cool

Wayne Coyne’s ‘Phantasmagorical’ New House

While we don’t normally offer a lot of architecture coverage, this story seemed too good/bizarre to pass up: the firm Fitzsimmons Architects recently posted photos of Wayne Coyne’s new Oklahoma City home.  Coyne, who is the frontman of ‘space rock’ band The Flaming Lips, is a strange and imaginative dude, and his new house certainly […]

Awareness Headline Music

99problems.org Promotes Census among Youth

99problems.org, the news website of The League of Young Voters Education Fund (LYVEF) – an American organization dedicated to empowering “young people nationwide to participate in the democratic process” – has launched a new “online intiative”  to educate urban youth about the importance of the 2010 Census.  According to a press release, the campaign will feature a viral video […]

Cool Music

Free Olympics Concerts – Buck 65, DJ Spooky, Damien Marley and More!

In addition to sporting events, this year’s Winter Olympics will feature a large and surprisingly diverse schedule of free concerts.  Being held at two ‘LiveCity’ venues in downtown Vancouver, the concerts will span the length of the games and represent an excellent opportunity to take in high quality music for zero dollars.  Here’s a sampling […]

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