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The Conet Project: 1111

At last, the long wait is over. The re-release of the seminal ‘The Conet Project: Recordings of Shortwave Numbers Stations’ is imminent. The pressing plant specifications have been finalised, and everyone will have a chance to order a copy. But

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The Last Poets: Austrian Economists?!

I first heard these words on an Album by ‘The Pop Group’, called ‘For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder …‘. It is by The Last Poets, and it is called ‘E Pluribus Unum’. Reading it again today,

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Posted in Art, Astonishing, Beautiful, Economics, Money

Liberty is the new black

Quotes from Karl Lagerfeld 2009 – His thoughts on the recession: “Bling is over. Red carpetry covered with rhinestones is out. I call it the new modesty” 2006 – On music and technology: “The iPod is genius. I have 300”

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The Trilogy Tapes

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Dark Knight is Not a Long Way From Homeland Security

Batman fails it, as does Lucius Fox, or rather we should say the Nolans fail it. The Dark Knight obviously wants to comment on the nature of contemporary policing/governmental security and the portrayal of Batman as a hot headed vigilante

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Posted in Art, Politricks, Privacy

Why it's broken, part 94

On Tuesday night we saw Debashish Bhattacharya play at the National Centre For Early Music. He, and his brother on tabla, were wonderful, humble people so deeply in love with the music they were playing that it was all but

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ABC: Always Be Closing: Art War

“Are you man enough to take it?” Gæoudjiparl Van Den Dobbelsteen goes to war: 01. On Monday the 5th of May 2008 G├Žoudjiparl van den Dobbelsteen opened up this temporary Myspace profile in order to declare war on the Scandinavian

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Posted in Art, Beautiful, Censorship, How To, Music, People, Someone Clever Said