Photo by Nick Enfield
Last week, Phoenix scribe Daniel Brockman got his 15 minutes
with Glenn Danzig. And, as you might expect, the resulting interview is
a thing of beauty, absolutely rife with soundbite gems. We've been kind
of obsessing over it for the past few days. (As we are wont to do whenever anything Danzig-related brushes our antennae
For a couple months, our colleague Mike Miliard has been playing audio clips of Barack Obama's audiobook reading of Dreams From My Father around the office, to universal hilarity. We finally convinced him to blog about it -- which in the past 24 hours has ignited another indelible web meme. The mp3 files of Barack channeling his friend Ray -- and also his younger, more profane self -- have been Reddited, reposted, YouTubed, YTMND'd, waxy'd, and Farked
Image of how the independent music industry should feel about the Bush administration courtesy of Immortal Technique's Revolutionary Vol. 2 album cover.
No doubt all you
independent musicians out there are investing titanic chunks of time to getting
Obama elected. You’re endorsing him at shows, putting bumper stickers on the
tour bus, and, maybe, just maybe, donating a fraction of your discretionary
booze and blow money to the effort.