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A new direction

I’ve unearthed the blog! And this time it’s going to be a dull, dull personal journey. Full of stupid music recommendations from my lame-ass music taste. 564 more words

Twerking Meets Metal?!

Yesterday, metal icons Mastodon released the music video for their song, “The Motherload”. The controversy behind this lies in that the video incorporates the act of “twerking”, which we have seen several times in the pop- industry over the course of this past year. 106 more words

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Twerking, Appropriation, and Mastodon's Utopian Vision

First, just watch it:

What are we to make of this? Is it cheap exploitation? Shock tactics? A desperate stab at relevance by an aging metal band on the precipice of becoming dad-rock? 534 more words

Watch! Mastodon release video for "The Motherload"

Atlantan metal band Mastodon have released a video for their track “The Motherload.”

Lifted from their album Once More ‘Round The Sun, the video was directed by Jonathan Rej and Thomas Bingham from US cable network Adult Swim. 109 more words

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Dear Mastodon, I expected more of you...

Dear Mastodon,

I’m sorry to have to write this. Because I honestly thought you were different. You were the example of the mainstream embracing something alternative without compromising. 451 more words

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Over the Weekend (Sept. 29 Edition)

Some videos and news as you recover from a weekend overrun by beer advertisements

Tweedy released the Nick Offerman-directed video for “Low Key” last week, and it should lift your spirits up as you kick off your week because it’s hilarious and filled with a lot of great cameos.   187 more words

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