Sunday, July 19, 2009

Engineering Werks

And especially this. Is it too obvious to call it Kraftwerk meets Ride? Yes? So sue me.

Weather Report

Also greatly enjoying this.

Media playa

In tribute to Walter Cronkite, recently deceased U.S. newsman, and one of the chroniclers of 20th century America, here's Steinski and the Mass Media's The Motorcade Sped On, featuring the voice of the aforementioned Mr. Cronkite and, thanks to this first-rate fan video, his image too. The song has nothing to do with Coldcut, incidentally, despite its title.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Swells part two

Some nice tributes here from David Stubbs, Terry Staunton and others.

Barlow Can You Go?

Am I missing something here? Couldn't disgruntled purchasers simply, er, use the volume dial on their equipment to (to use the technical parlance) "turn it down a tad"? Story below.