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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Best November musical discovery so far: PROTOMARTYR from Detroit

Monday, November 10, 2014

Brexit asap then

On some levels I do hope that the UK simply opts out from the EU so that ink and bytes can be finally spared. The UK government is the worst the country had in a very long time. Let them go

Saturday, September 27, 2014

God save the Italian internet providers

Slowdive           
Mac DeMarco                 
Haydn Sonatas and Symphonies
FKA Twigs                      
Broen Season 2                      
Chapterhouse                       
Charlie Haden & Co
Charlie Liberation Music Orchestra    
Ornette Coleman  Free Jazz
Swervedriver
Ambrose Akinmusire    
Lush
Africa/Brass J.Coltrane
Black Sabbath
Bob Mould                
Sharon Van Etten               
Boros - En Otra Parte           
Lee Fields and the Expressions  
The Blasters
Sylvan Esso               
The Antlers  Familiars        
Black Keys - Turn Blue       
Ty Segall                   
Brian Jonestown Massacre       
Burial Untrue               
Burial, 4tet and T.Yorke
Amen Dunes   

Friday, September 26, 2014

T. Yorke´s new album is a kick in the nuts of the self elected gate keepers (and costs 4.72 euro over BitTorrent)

His and N. Godrich´s letter
As an experiment we are using a new version of BitTorrent to distribute a new Thom Yorke record.
The new Torrent files have a pay gate to access a bundle of files..
The files can be anything, but in this case is an 'album'.
It’s an experiment to see if the mechanics of the system are something that the general public can get its head around ...
If it works well it could be an effective way of handing some control of internet commerce back to people who are creating the work.
Enabling those people who make either music, video or any other kind of digital content to sell it themselves.
Bypassing the self elected gate-keepers.
If it works anyone can do this exactly as we have done.
The torrent mechanism does not require any server uploading or hosting costs or ‘cloud’ malarkey.
It's a self-contained embeddable shop front...
The network not only carries the traffic, it also hosts the file. The file is in the network.
Oh yes and it's called
Tomorrow's Modern Boxes.
Thom Yorke & Nigel Godrich