There’s a nice little war on Youtube regarding the current situation in Tibet. Here’s one of the main flashpoints, created by a Chinese-Australian:
I dare you to read through the mindboggling 141,770 comments (and counting)!
Wow, it’s like super melodic and complicated Chilean classical guitar…great stuff. Like Andres Segovia meets King Crimson, Captain Beefheart, and Bach.
Jose Antonio Escobar: Chilean Classical Guitar Music Podcast
Very beautiful and skillful stuff
Here’s a more restrained piece:
Here are some more videos I posted on YouTube: 90s post-punk prog-rock goodness! Also see the Fucking Champs/C4AM95 video I posted above–Flawless Victory!
You should get Germbox’s Fraction of Exaggeration CD if you don’t have it–it’s amazing, sort of like Voivod’s Nothingface meets the Bastro and the Jesus Lizard and Drive Like Jehu.
Drive Like Jehu – Hand Over Fist – Al’s Bar
Don Caballero – Slice Where You Live Like Pie-Fireside Bowl
Germbox -Frankie Mayorga and unreleased intro
the bees are dying off, and now bats are dying off too.
Lots of random theories abound–pesticides, cell phone and wireless internet signals confusing bees and bats, global warming, etc…
No bees and no bats…partial ecosystem collapse??? Who will pollinate the food, and who will keep away insect pests?
” Writing in The Guardian on the five-year anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq, Blix, who clashed with Washington in the run-up to the Iraq war, described the war as “a tragedy — for Iraq, for the US, for the UN, for truth and human dignity.”"
“In his comment piece, he said the war was a “setback in the world’s efforts to develop legal restraints on the use of armed force between states” and added that in 2003, “Iraq was not a real or imminent threat to anybody.”
Blix wrote that had coalition troops not deposed Saddam, “he would, in all likelihood, have become another Kadhafi or Castro; an oppressor of his own people but no longer a threat to the world.”"