Articles Archive for September 2007

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September 30th, 2007 | 2 Comments | Category: Interviews

Adam Gnade is a rebel and a vagabond, a walking, talking, song-writing, book-writing, modern-day George Hayduke. His “talking songs” have taken him all over the world — virtually and actually — but his focus is good ol’ America. Though he’s found home all over the map, he currently resides in Portland, Oregon, where he says, “the air smells good.” Adam has several records out, a book coming out, and more of both on the way — if he’s not sinking poaching ships soon.

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September 20th, 2007 | No Comment | Category: Marginalia, Videos

Steven Shaviro posted a link to this on Twitter. It’s a mini-documentary about Seattle writer, artist, theorist, and filmmaker Charles Mudede by Kindred Media. It’s an interesting glimpse into the world of an unsung thinker.

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September 17th, 2007 | 11 Comments | Category: Interviews

Simon Reynolds writes about music like a cross between a die-hard fan and an open-headed academic, sitting him decidedly on the fence between the pit and the podium. From this spot, he’s able to write both enthusiastically and critically. His books, Bring the Noise (faber & faber, 2007), Rip It Up and Start Again: Postpunk 1978-1984 (Penguin, 2006), and Generation Ecstasy: Into the World of Techno and Rave Culture (Routledge, 1999), cover the major movements of the of underground music over the past thirty years and provide a crash course …