The Chameleons

I made a Chameleons mix for friend who wasn't familiar with their music. Found the artwork I designed for it tonight by chance and I have to admit I think they look pretty sharp! I'm posting the designs for whomever wants to use them and make their own mix (if you already have the songs, and you should, right??).
On a similar note, I should make one for The Sound and put it up because I think they're sorely overlooked and just as good as The Chameleons.


Wendy Carlos Vs. Momus

I knew Momus offered fans the opportunity to have a song written about them for $1,000 and included on his Stars Forever album, but I couldn't remember why he needed the money. Turns out it was because he wrote a song about Wendy Carlos, a tribute no doubt, that Ms. Carlos obviously took offense to. All was settled out of court and he had to pay $30,000 as well as removing the offending song from an album.

One father had Momus write a song about his kid. I love his reaction when asked about the song...

"Noah's father, Michael Brill, a longtime Momus fan, says the decision to get involved with the project was a no-brainer. "It's pretty cool to have a song written about your son," he says of the track, which highlights his kid's love for sushi and tarantulas. "Noah sings it all the time." When asked about his inclusion on "Stars Forever," however, Noah jumps up and down and runs away yelling, "No, no, no! Aaaaaah!"


Twitter Labor Camp

"Sentencing someone to a year in a labor camp, without trial, for simply repeating another person's clearly satirical observation on Twitter demonstrates the level of China's repression of online expression," Amnesty International's Asia-Pacific Director Sam Zarifi said in a statement.
more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2010/11/18/international/i172301S79.DTL#ixzz15iayoP3I

fuck Twitter and all, but this is relevant. Censorship is rotting away our freedoms and cultures. Prisoners of conscious are my heroes.


Terry Malts

There's another group from San Francisco that makes me happy to live in the area. That group is the TERRY MALTS and they only have a cassette tape out so far on LOGLADY. They're so damn infectious and bubblegum in that glorious 1980s guitar pop way.

listen to their song "Tumble Down" on the LOGLADY website and you can buy their tape titled "DISTRACTED" if you're as smitten as me.

Terry Malts on Loglady



why would anyone feel it necessary to ban this cover? are life and birth indecent?