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[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited]

#watch and

Reggie Watts disorients you in the most entertaining way – “Reggie Watts’ beats defy boxes. Unplug your logic board and watch as he blends poetry and crosses musical genres in this larger-than-life performance.”

‘Aerodynamic’ (Daft Punk) on Google Moog Doodle – “Daft Punk cover performed on today’s interactive ‘Google Doodle’.”

NATO Protests – Chicago 2012 – “Shot between May 18 – May 21 throughout the city.”

The Master’s Voice – “Teaser for a project I’m developing.” Guiherme Marcondes

Alerte Rouge.flv – “Brutalité policière lors des manifestations de la grève étudiante 2012 au Québec.”

Have Your Ever Wondered Why the Banks Own the Planet? – If you still don’t understand what is wrong with the banking system, let a twelve year old canadian explain it to you

Radiohead’s Kid A & OK Computer as an 8-bit Arcade Game – “What if Radiohead’s Kid A was the soundtrack of one your 80′s Arcade Game? Or OK Computer?” You asked what if? I answer, I would get annoyed super fast. But cool idea.


Free Pussy Riot – Amnesty International USA – “Three young women are being detained by Russian authorities for allegedly performing a protest song in a cathedral as part of a feminist punk group “Pussy Riot”.”

tom sachs: space program – mars at the park avenue armory – nice photos from tom sachs’ new space odyssey installation ‘space program: mars’ at the armory in new york city.

AI Interview: Tom Sachs at Park Avenue Armory – In “Space Program: Mars,” Tom Sachs fills the Park Avenue Armory with a kind of childhood fantasy gesamptkunstwerk — a collection of space travel modules impeccably replicated in everyday materials.

DJ Food | Kraftwerk Special by Mr Sushi inc. KKK 7.5 – “I did a mini Kraftwerk Kover Kollection (7.5) mix for Mister Sushi‘s Kraftwerk special radio show a couple of weeks ago.” as great as ever

Nicolas Jaar – Essential Mix (05-19-2012) – One of the better DJ MIxes I have heard in a while

Exclusive Post-Mortem Interview With Lucy Parsons, Rosa Luxemburg, and Emma Goldman – “During the recent NATO counter-summit in Chicago, we sat down for tea with the ghosts of Emma Goldman, Lucy Parsons, and Rosa Luxemburg, who granted us a rare interview. (The ghost of Mikhail Bakunin, crashing on the couch while in town for the protests, also chimed in.)”

oh fuck the internet is here – Google Search – oh fuck fuck fuck the internetz…

Let’s Hope Jennifer Egan’s Twitter Story Heralds the Return of Serial Fiction – “When fiction writer Jennifer Egan takes to Twitter this evening, she won’t be tweeting about the latest headlines or her favorite nightspot. Instead, she’ll be doling out her new short story “Black Box” at the rate of one tweet a minute.”

Olympic protesters suspended from Twitter over trademark violation – “Twitter suspended @SpaceHijackers for a violation of the social network’s trademark policy. In a statement on their blog, Space Hijackers said: “Twitter. That harbour of free speech, undaunted by various Arab dictators. However, it seems that a quick word from Locog, the unelected body in charge of the 2012 Olympic Games, is enough to encourage Twitter to suspend our account.”

The New (Ab)Normal – “The average restaurant meal today is more than four times larger than in the 1950s”

Moogle – moog synth. how long? dunno

Occupier returns his war medals to NATO Generals – “Scott Olsen was shot in the head with a bean bag gun by police, fracturing his skull, nearly killing him. Now out of hospital, he made the trek to #Occupychicago to join Iraqi Veterans Against the War in protest against the NATO generals.”

Welcome, Nato, to Chicago’s police state – “The Nato summit will come and go, but Mayor Emanuel has authorised a ‘new normal’ of militarised social control in Chicago”

Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras: ‘It’s a war between people and capitalism’ – “After two and a half years of catastrophe, Greeks are on their knees. The social state has collapsed, one in two youngsters is out of work, there are people leaving en masse, the climate psychologically is one of pessimism, depression, mass suicides.”

The Essential… Boards Of Canada – “When I was a foetus, I was nostalgic for when I was sperm”

recycled plastic beer bottle denim from bonobos – “‘bottle rockets’ are new york-based apparel company bonobos’ latest denim pants which are produced from, well, recycled plastic beer bottles. the jeans which are available in ‘indigo rinse’ or ‘natural canvas’ finishes were developed in celebration of this year’s earth day and feature earthspun® yarn produced from cone denim’s white oak mill.”

@OccupyWallStNYC: – PDF: “The Anarchist Solution to Global Warming” Peter Gelderloost


Wer besetzt Occupy? – “Das Label «Occupy» ist längst in Mode gekommen – so sehr, dass manche radikale AktivistInnen mittlerweile Exklusivit­ät beanspruchen. Das jedoch verträgt sich schlecht mit den Grundsätzen einer offenen Bewegung.”

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