|November 2011 Kwik cools|
★ Canadian natives suffer inadequate housing while Gov. & DeBeers exploit their land for $hundreds of millions.
Elizabeth Warren on how/why US healthcare is sick, sick
★ 8 gadgets that lie to you every day. (Cracked)
★ 10 myths about introverts. Now go away.
Love Goes to Buildings On Fire is a new book about the mid-70s NYC music scene by Rolling Stone critic Will Hermes.
I’ve added a link to vid doc The Art of Sound about musique concrete composer Pierre Henry to the sidebar. (French, subtitles)
Wind Energy 101. Up-to-date and readable. The world installed 20% more windpower last year alone … adding the equivalent of over 30 full-size nuclear plants, with no waste.
★ StreetView shots of isolated places that are supposedly going viral.
★ My Other Me is a film-in-the-works about cosplay
FACT mix #300 features sparse deepunder techno by Berlin’s Objekt. He’s a programmer at Native Instruments – can you tell? FACT #301 is also fine.
★ Who Left A Tree, Then A Coffin In The Library?
(ok I promise no more ‘who’ questions this week)
★ DJhistory.com’s 100 Greatest Dance Records. Complete with YT links to each and every.
★ Audiofil.es promises to ‘share and discover great radio.’
Added to the sidebar today: a 90-minute documentary on the store and label Rough Trade
Earth seen from ISS in HD – eerie, includes auroras & Jan Jelinek track
Dream image recorded by brain scan. EH-OH!!
★ Republic Wireless phone: $20/mo unlimited everything
There are two certainties in life. One, don't do that. And Two, you dropped a hundred and fifty grand on a fuckin education you coulda got for a dollah fifty in late charges at the public library.
★ The Social Graph is neither. (an alternative view)
Mastodons were hunted in NW Washington 13,80o years ago
★ Guide to London slang… by neighborhood
★ No pipeline for Nebraska’s aquifer. Ha ha.
★ Oakland ex-cop must pay $40K of his money to two men he stopped. There should be more of that.
Early 80s mix credited to Larry Levan (Paradise) [via Dangerous Minds]
Volume 13 of Electroschlag on Hypnagothique is a another wide-ranging sonic adventure, this time by DJ Vrhovny.
★ 650,000 Americans joined credit unions last month – more than in all of 2010. WAY to go, 99%!
★ Not so pedestrian footbridges – designs seem inspired by Apple?
★ Great new William Gibson interview. [via Daily Grail]
Former Goggle Reader honcho heaps SCATHE on recent changes.
Garageband for iPhone will run you 501MB. At one cent per Meg.
WFMU’s Popular Guide to Unpopular Music is a many-articled, detailed read about the American Mavericks of experimental music.
Junglist? Into DieselBoy, Dara, AK1200, Hive? then Apok-C DnB Podcast has six sick mixen up4u. Real kahuna.
Wired spells out why turntable.fm is the new ‘it’ site
★ Bieber PO’d about FreeBieber cease and desist … and says MN dork Amy Klobuchar should be tossed in jail. (Alongside Bachmann? Deal.)
……………………………. October 2011 Kwik-cools