Is this art?

Loyalist Michael Stone’s planned incursion on a crucial meeting of Stormont politicians was “performance art”, his defence lawyer has claimed. (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/6193169.stm) This is a new one! “Performance art”. Jesus fuck. Was his attack on Milltown Cemetery 20 years ago performace art too? Should the media coverage be in the Tate? Is “art” going to be … Read more

Meme #472

“List seven songs you are into right now. No matter what the genre, whether they have words, or even if they’re any good, but they must be songs you’re really enjoying now. Post these instructions in your LiveJournal along with your seven songs. Then tag seven other people to see what they’re listening to.” Poached … Read more

Depeche Mode ‘Enjoy The Silence (The Quad: final mix)’

An extremely limited release that has only recently got a wide distribution through the latest singles boxed set. Comprised four individual remixes mixed together into one super mega-mix. Originally released on limited one-sided heavy vinyl. This cue-sheet gives each mix it’s own individual start-point.a) Tim Simenon mixb) Holger Hiller “odd mix”c) “Violinic mix” by Gareth … Read more

My Precious…

In other music news: “Things get damaged, things get broken…” It may not have escaped your notice that the new Depeche Mode single ‘Precious’ has been leaked onto the net months earlier than planned and, despite likely being a rough edit, it sees the band somewhat back on form. A fusion of Broken Frame & … Read more

Laibach ‘Macbeth’

More guesswork. This CD was released as one-track. Possibly because the band saw the album as one piece to be ingested as a whole… or just out of laziness. Anyway there are pirate split MP3s floating about on the net but I consider the track-splits to be wrong. For a start the track 10.5.1941 on … Read more