Let’s Have Bizarre Celebrations

Man, Of Montreal are so weird. I saw them live and the lead singer came out after intermission as a lady, and introduced himself as a lady and proceded to play the rest of the show in female character.

Colbert/Lessig Get Remixed By Ludachrist

Free Culture author, founder of Creative Commons and public intellectual extraordinaire Lawrence Lessig was on The Colbert Report the other night, and said some incredibly sensible things about copyright. Although, I haven’t had a chance yet Remix, his latest book (and am somewhat skeptical of his turn towards fighting corruption), he is still an intellectual hero of mine and someone everyone interested in the future of the rights in the digital should have read. In this video, DJ Ludachrist remixes the interview into a virtual meta-orgasm of awesomeness. Check it out:


So I’ll hopefully be posting occasionally on this topic, and will have other posters who know much more about the topic give their more informed ideas. For now, suffice it to say that Ludachrist is the shit.

As Crazy As It Looks

As Crazy As It Looks

This is the Ludachrist Bangfest mp3. Check it out.

A More Optimistic Note

This might be my favorite song of the moment. (h/t BoingBoing)

NOLA R&B can’t be topped. Lee Dorsey worked with The Meters and Allen Toussaint in the mid 60s. The Meters were sort of the House Band in N’Awlins, the equivalent of Booker T at Stax or the Funk Brothers at Motown. As if their solo stuff wasn’t good enough.