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It’s press release time!
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It’s press release time!
BENEFIT CLUB NIGHT ANNOUNCED FOR VICTIMS OF TERRORIST ATTACKS ON USA
LondonIndieUSA
12th October 2001, 8 PM – 1 AM
The Betsey Trotwood, 56 Farringdon Road, London EC1
Nearest Tube: Farringdon
Entry £5
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Pitchfork reviews Basement Jaxx
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Pitchfork reviews Basement Jaxx, exhibiting amusing boy’s-club groin-fear: “The shrill, sex-crazed drivel distracts the listener’s ear from the underlying instrumentation, which sometimes has a lot to offer”. Sex-crazed? Blime[…]

Also not recommended:
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Also not recommended: Biggie – “Juicy”, Jeru – “Come Clean”, Royce – “Boom”, Dre – “Xxplosive”, OutKast – “Bombs Over Baghdad”, etc.[…]

Clear Channel’s List of Songs With Objectionable Lyrics
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Clear Channel’s List of Songs With Objectionable Lyrics: A response to the events of September 11 focuses on the lyrics of 150 or so radio standards, including “all songs by Rage Against the Machine.” Lyric-broadcasting in times lik[…]

Mike Ladd: Welcome to the Afterfuture
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Mike Ladd: Welcome to the Afterfuture: Ethan P. takes time out from baiting regulars on ILM and ILE and crosses the tracks to write for Pitchfork. It doesn’t read like a typical Pitchfork review, either, more like a swearier version of Hua Hsu&[…]

Arvo Pärt’s “Cantus”
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Arvo Pärt’s “Cantus” is the subject of the latest Freaky Trigger update. Regular FT service next week.[…]

BJÖRK – “Hidden Place”
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Everyone has a private area, be it physical or metaphorical, that they use a private retreat. I am amazed and astounded that Björk has shared the soundtrack for hers with the world and it sounds so much like the soundtrack for mine.[…]

Yahoo! Groups : LondonIndieNYC
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Yahoo! Groups : LondonIndieNYC: a group of London indie people are sorting out a benefit gig for the USA terror attacks – details of venue, time, price and where proceeds will go to TBC but it’s happening on October 12th. Join this yahoog[…]

Buy British
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Buy British – American hip hop “losing its lustre”. Big and Pac still dead. Hip hop to be toned down by someone (remember “The Message”? “Stop The Violence”?). Blade still quite good. Roots Manuva still write[…]

AN UNENDING CRY, AN ENDLESS SOB, A RIPPING OF THE HEART
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Arvo Pärt’s “Cantus”
How handy it all is, manufactured melancholy. Most useful, especially when the intentions are heartfelt, it’s easier to market. Of course, that need not be the intention of the creator of said melancholy,[…]

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