Not massively enthused by this racist and classist "exoticisation" of Brazil's "otherness" (poverty, urban squalor, ugly / animal people, cockroaches, crude sexuality) and the contrast being made with white, male, middle-class, hi-tech, artist qua space-explorers.
And the music is dull-as-ditchwater too. Go listen to where the real innovation is happening in Brasilian music.
Saturday, January 30, 2010
Friday, January 29, 2010
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
As Apple prepares (allegedly) to reinvent the book publishing industry, pay attention to Lawrence Lessig on the micro-chunking of copyright.
Friday, January 08, 2010
January 1st, Gisel and I passed through Zurich, calling in at the legendary Cabaret Voltaire, where we found them celebrating the passing-out-of-copyright of, amongst others, Ravel. And we got invited to join in a rousing chorus of Dada Bolero.