This is the coolest story we’ve read in a while. From The Guardian: There’s a hand lying on the blanket on Matt Nagle’s desk and he’s staring at it intently, thinking “Close, close,” as the scientists gathered around him look on. To their delight, the hand twitches and its outstretched fingers close around the open […]
Archives for March 2005
Bush puppet, Colin Powell, speaks out 2 years too late. (AP) – Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said the Bush administration was sometimes “too blustery” in its rhetoric during the buildup to the Iraq war, but he still believed toppling Saddam Hussein was the right thing to do, according to a German magazine interview […]
From Rolling Stone: Rick Rubin is hoping to do for Neil Diamond what he did for Johnny Cash. The producer — who revived the Man in Black’s career in the Nineties with the Grammy-winning American Recordings series — has revealed to Rolling Stone that he is producing Diamond’s next album, the follow-up to 2001’s Three […]
From Pitchfork: What’s it been, like five weeks since we reported that creepily-pale blues exploders Jack and Meg White had just begun recording duties for their fifth studio album? Well, you can reset your egg timer, as according to an email from the band’s label, V2 Records, the latest LP from the White Stripes has […]
Terri Schiavo’s father, Robert Schindler From NY Times: The parents of Terri Schiavo have authorized a conservative direct-mailing firm to sell a list of their financial supporters, making it likely that thousands of strangers moved by her plight will receive a steady stream of solicitations from anti-abortion and conservative groups. “These compassionate pro-lifers donated toward […]
Sincerely Peek-A-Boo Records Review by Monte Holman Remember that party you went to in east Austin during SXSW that didn’t really get started until two a.m.? The one at that decrepit house on the trashy lot even the vagrants had vacated prior to this lightless gathering of sweaty-ass hip kids doing coke off record dust […]
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From AP WILTON, New Hampshire (AP) — Guitarist Rod Price, founding member of the blues boogie band Foghat, died Tuesday after falling down a stairway at his home, a family friend said. He was 57. The London native’s solos drove Foghat to three platinum and eight gold records during the band’s quarter-century career.
So much has already been said about Bloc Party, from the early clamor around “She’s Hearing Voices” right up through today’s release of Silent Alarm. All that hype is tough to live up to, but Silent Alarm definitely delivers. It’s one of the best things we’ve heard this year, and we can’t wait for Bloc […]
I suppose I should be at PS1’s Greater New York congratulating my friend D about his ascension into the ranks of the emerged artist. Instead, I find myself alone with a wretched hangover and a bucket of cynicism. I’m soaking my feet in it to soothe the bitterness that washes over me as I read […]