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We're Pinheads All (Devo)

I was in that big Victorian pub opposite the big Victorian Free Trade Hall in Manchester. The F.T.H.was built to commemorate the repeal of the Corn Laws in 1846 on the site of the Peterloo massacre, a landmark event in British radicalism when a meeting to protest economic conditions & a lack of political representation was charged by cavalry leaving 15 dead & many more injured. 1,211 more words

Music

Mark Mothersbaugh - Thinking Cap

“Journey into the alchemical mind of Mark Mothersbaugh — cofounder of Devo, pioneer of flagrant weirdness, maker of children’s music and collector of superannuated musical fire hazards — with the latest installation of our Thinking Cap series. 29 more words

Music

Weird Live Review: Hardcore DEVO

These day’s, it’s pretty common for veteran bands to dedicate entire shows to a single album. Everyone from the Pixies to Cheap Trick to Kraftwerk have jumped on that particular nostalgia bandwagon. 983 more words

Punk

Rockin' good flicks: Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008)

Director: Peter Sollett

Starring: Michael Cera, Kat Dennings, Jay Baruchel, Ari Graynor

Okay. It’s been quite a while since I’ve written one of these ‘Rockin’ good flicks’ posts so let me just skip the blathering preamble and get right into why I really like this movie. 1,096 more words

Indie

The Lego Movie (2014)

Very few times does a movie exceed my expectations. Toy Story 3, The Avengers, and X-Men: Days of Future Past were far better movies than I could have anticipated. 710 more words

Comedy