you have become the mirror image of that which you despise
Sunday, 7 April 2019

The art of DJing: Jeff Mills

quote [ After so many years you learn how to pace it. I don't sweat, hardly ever. Because I've conditioned myself to not sweat so much. When it's very hot, very humid, I move less. Because I've been in many cases where it's just a disaster, I can't touch the mixer because it's soaking wet, with humidity dripping down, I can't grip the line levels and stuff. Sweat dripping, the headphones and the whole thing just becomes a mess. So over time I can't control that. ]

Talking about DJing is often as obnoxious as discussing Espresso machines but this interview somehow transports the relaxed craftsmanship of a veteran. Ok, a bit obnoxious maybe.

Also: no vinyl, interestingly.
[SFW] [music] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@7:30pmGMT] [9 comments]

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Nine Inch Nails' decade-old April Fools' joke album is now real, validating today's celebrations

quote [ Ten years ago today, Nine Inch Nails made a bad April Fool?s joke by announcing a ?new full-length album? called Strobe Light. The mock-up track list detailed 14 songs, complete with intro and outro skits, titles like ?Coffin On The Dancefloor,? and a line-up of guests including Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Justin Timberlake, Jay-Z, and Fergie. As continued evidence that this happened back in 2009, the album was supposed to have been produced by Timbaland. ]

Yeah, yeah, yeah, with your nine inch nails
[SFW] [music] [+5 Funny]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 18 March 2019

Myspace lost all the music its users uploaded between 2003 and 2015

quote [ As a result of a server migration project, any photos, videos, and audio files you uploaded more than three years ago may no longer be available on or from Myspace. We apologize for the inconvenience and suggest that you retain your back up copies. ]

Breaking news: All is lost.
[SFW] [music] [+6]
[by Paracetamol@9:03pmGMT] [7 comments]

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Fatboy Slim verklaart de opbouw van The Rockafeller Skank | Top 2000: The Untold Stories

quote [ This was a good week! ]

On floppyswapping and crate-digging: awesome insights in 90's music history on the dusty equipment it took place on.
[SFW] [music] [+4 Insightful]
[by Paracetamol@8:37pmGMT] [2 comments]

Monday, 4 March 2019

The world's largest record collection

quote [ Meet Zero Freitas, Brazilian bus magnate and owner of the world's largest vinyl record collection. ]

There are worse ways of spending money, right?
[SFW] [music] [+3]
[by Paracetamol@9:28pmGMT] [11 comments]



Friday, 1 March 2019

How the FBI and James Comey Hunted the Wu-Tang Clan

quote [ Members of the legendary hip-hop group look back on one of the more curious chapters in their storied legacy. ]

Wu Tang is for the children.
[SFW] [music] [+7 Interesting]
[by steele@11:43pmGMT] [2 comments]

Thursday, 28 February 2019

Nerdcore Progenitor MC Frontalot Breaks Up With The Internet

quote [ He laughs nervously. ?I am worried that I ought to feel ashamed about being a nerd again.? ]

Totally forgot about this guy ? there he is, still releasing albums to his fanbase.

I recall often playing «Yellow lasers» back then and only recently getting the lyrics.
[SFW] [music] [+3]
[by Paracetamol@9:15pmGMT] [0 comments]

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Goat Punishment

quote [ It felt so close to what I wanted to do. I thought, ?I can write chord progressions like that. I can write melodies like that. This is something I can do.? This was right around when Weezer started. ]

Looking up some old Nirvana song I realized I've been listening to a bootleg cover played by Weezer all along!

Digging deeper here's the bootleg release, a fan wiki and a fittting Rolling Stone interview. Plus a conspiracy theory subreddit.
[SFW] [music] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@8:01pmGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 31 January 2019

Space Jam Theme Song (metal cover by Leo Moracchioli)

quote [ Original by Quad City Dj's You can buy my albums or singles here: DIRECT FROM ME (LOSSLESS) ? http://bit.ly/2usJ3lq ITUNES ? http://apple.co/1Lni4PR AMAZON ?... ]

A cover of a theme; anyone want to see the re-boot of this movie using this song?

[NSFW] [music] [+4 Good]
[by R1Xhard@2:33amGMT] [13 comments]

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

The RPM Challenge

quote [ That?s 10 songs or 35 minutes of original material recorded during the month of February. Go ahead? put it to tape. ]

I double dog dare anyone with a noise-maker and a record-y device to try this!
[SFW] [music] [+2 Underrated]
[by arrowhen@5:43pmGMT] [12 comments]



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