The Cool Kids (ba)Rock

I like the Cool Kids and I like Barack Obama so I really like this picture (from Gorilla Vs. Bear). Watch Cool Kids Black Mags video: [youtube b34U3-CutuU]

Grooverider Goes to Jail!

I know word has spread fast on this one, but for those of you who’ve not heard yet, Jungle / Drum & Bass legend (and BBC host / Prototype records owner-founder) Grooverider was sentenced to a four-year prison term yesterday in the United Arab Emirates. Apparently he had a gig in Dubai, and he got caught bringing a spliff through…

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What would Snoop Dogg do? [youtube do0H4wFq1NA]

Mashup of the Week: “Get Your Bomb On”

Hopefully you’ve had a chance to check out Refusenik’s Kold Krussian DJ mix that we posted a couple weeks back. If so, you may have noticed that there are some original Refusinik rubs in the mix. One of our faves is this mashup of the Argentine cumbia band Los Palmeras‘ song Bombon Asesino with Missy Elliott’s Get Your Freak On.…

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Club DJs Under Investigation for Piracy

OK, folks. Here’s a story to keep an eye on: Investigation into DJ piracy amid claims newcomers are stealing the show from the Sydney Morning Herald. Wow! The music industry’s going to crack down on club DJs now. Great way to try and snub out one of your most important means of PR, music industry!


In it’s first week Radiohead’s new album In Rainbows was downloaded 1.2 million times and even though they allowed the “buyer” to choose what they want to pay — including nothing — it has apparently fetched an average of $8 per download. That means that they’ve brought in something like $10-million, which is more than the first-week sales of their…

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Radiohead In RIAAinbows

I downloaded the new Radiohead album — for free! As many of you have probably heard, they decided to “sell” their new album only through their website; no label involved. I say “sell” because you can choose what price you’d like to pay, including $0.00. I chose to “purchase” the album at the very lowest of prices, just to make…

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Boston, Art is not Terror

Wow! I can’t believe this is happening again. Another artist/student has been arrested in Boston. This time just for wearing a piece of circuit-board-art she made. While it was probably not the best idea to walk into Logan airport with the circuit board mounted to her chest, it’s also sad that we live in a society that’s so up it’s…

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