My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-3-27) →
Devendra Banhart (6) Phil Ochs (5) Crass (4) Tender Forever (3) Ray LaMontagne (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-3-20) →
Morphine (19) The Tallest Man on Earth (16) Geppetta (10) Jeff Buckley (7) Pete Seeger (3) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
My goal is to always come from a place of love … but sometimes you just have to...– RuPaul (via aeraspais)
it’s as if every eccentric in the south decided to move north, ran out of gas in...– (via jacobloves)
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-3-13) →
The Felice Brothers (16) The Duke & The King (3) The Mountain Goats (2) dead prez (2) John Lennon (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
The best laid plans (Or, why editing a compilation...
If you read my blog on the regular, you will know that I have pushed back the submissions deadline for Femme a Barbe 3 multiple times. I have also posted calls for submissions on multiple blogs and distro sites, made a Facebook invite, bugged my friends and gotten many promises of submissions. However, my last deadline has come and gone, and still have received only one submission. Don’t get...
No Dogs, No Masters: Punk, Law, Resistance … No... →
anarchkitteh: Punk was an absolute deviancy, which resisted the intolerable horror of apathy and the mediocrity of the mode of existence that was pure survival. Being bored out of one’s head could be transformed into resistance, into the subversive rupture of the everyday practices of boredom….
Writing in the Village Voice, Leslie Savan marvels at the contradiction between...– (Why Johnny Can’t Dissent, Thomas Frank)
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-3-6) →
Okkervil River (13) CocoRosie (11) Sweet Honey in the Rock (4) Beyoncé (3) Bill Monroe & Doc Watson (2) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
If I didn’t define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people’s...– - Audre Lorde
What the Critical Discussion of Odd Future Wolf... →
“In defining Odd Future as “punk,” we’re crafting a narrative where Tyler and friends are descendants rather than insurgents, where their rebellion is mimetic rather than an authentic reaction to the world in which they live.”
Call for Papers (Queering Beards)
To date, no monograph length text has been produced that looks at beards from both an academic and community based perspective that is critically engaged. This book seeks to carve out a space to discuss the social cues and meanings of facial hair, specifically beards and other bulk masses of visible hair, on queer(ed) bodies. Specifically, we seek out submissions that unpack, address and...