Cut Copy's Bright Like Neon Love came out in early 2004, back in the mesozoic era blog era. People kinda slept on it, but then they woke up and told the rooster that Cut Copy is pretty much the bright burning morning sun of this indie dance thing. Tim Goldsworthy, Chad to James Murphy's Pharrell, produced their upcoming record,In Ghost Colors. The title sounds like that Radiohead album, but the album sounds like everything I imagined the second Rapture would be. No offense; I guess imagined the KLF and love songs, not Brooklyn fun times. Anyway, I guess that's why this video looks like the album art from the first Rapture album. It's dreamy.
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Sister Corita's Rules 1. Find A Place You Can Trust and Trust It For A While
Sister Corita Kent was a Catholic nun and art teacher in Los Angeles in the 1960s. She produced serigraphs about God, typography, color, play, and the universal messages of embedded in mass media advertising. Her work is breath-taking, wildly creative and downright inspiring. Here's a list of her rules, which will be the basis of this next series of posts.
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negative thinking can ruin your life
The Motherfucking Deathset are the real deal: punk rock dialed up to two thousand and 7-11, triggering samples, splitting heads and jumping off stages. Sure, you can trash to it, but you can also hum in hindsight, I don't want be like/ the people that I liked to yourself in the elevator or in your boxy sedan on the way home from the show. This video is about joy, community and Baltimore, Maryland and does an incredible job of capturing a band in context. It reminds me a lot of the group portrait of No Age, the Smell, and their friendly family of Weirdo Rippers, and that's an important thing to remember: positive communities can create support great art!