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.
Our colleague (and XTC fan) David Bernstein is blogging -- and Twittering -- live from Denver for the duration of the Democratic National Convention. A few minutes ago he txt'd an update while walking past an official DNC merch booth that was blaring XTC's 1992 track "The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead," which David correctly remembers as "a song about a JFK-like pol who gets killed."