Archive for February, 2014

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I don’t usually divulge the un-aired Subculture program, but tonight’s set is bursting with goodness, so let’s take a look, shall we?

HOUR ONE: WINTER

1) Duran Duran – Winter Marches On

2) Steve Miller Band – Winter Time (modern mix)

3) St. Etienne – Sometimes in Winter (Psychonauts mix)

4) Daulphinmusic – Hazy Shade Of Winter (Simon and Garfunkel cover mix)

5) Basement Jaxx – Hot and Cold

6) Icicle Works – When Winter Lasted Forever (Peel Sessions)

7) Tori Amos – Winter

8) Emiliana Torrini – Snow

9) Daughter – Winter

10) Kate Bush – 50 Words For Snow

11) Emancipator – Soon Enough It Will Be Cold Enough TO Build Fires

12) Red Hot Chili Peppers – Snow (Lost Frequencies remix)

13) Frida Sundemo – Snow

14) Chordashian – Cold Nights

15) Devo – Snowball (RIP Bob Casale)

 

HOUR TWO: JUSTICE

1) Culture Club – War (Ultimate Dance Mix)

2) Bob Marley – Exodus (mix)

3) David Bowie – I’m Afraid of Americans (V.1)

4) Mesh – Perfect Idea of Beauty

5) Paul Hardcastle – 19 (mix)

6) Gil Scot-Heron – Whitey On The Moon (The Munk Machine mix)

7) Le Tigre – New Kicks

8) Nick Lowe – (What’s So Funny About) Peace, Love and Understanding

9) Lily Allen – Fuck You (a radio/FCC appropriate version)

10) Bronski Beat – Smalltown Boy

11) Ladysmith Black Mambazo – Love Your Neighbor (Thormato mix)

12) YOU BETTER LEAVE SEGREGATION ALONE

13) Sly & The Family Stone – Everyday People (Silverhammer Drum edit)

14) Stromae – Tous Les Memes (I freaking love this guy!)

15) – Grandmaster flash – The Message (mix)

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It looks as if the winter is going to last forever here in Western, MA, USA. This is a picture of a space dug out in the snow that connects two parking lots in Northampton. This monstrosity is over 5ft. tall. I’m not even sure how someone carved the path out so perfectly!

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AND… this was two snows ago. See the top of that white fence to the right of the picture? Yeah, it’s not quite that visible today! 😉

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The first hour of Subculture is dedicated to snow and winter and being cozy. Artists such as Emiliana Torrini and Kate Bush give their versions of winter, as well as a big winter nod to Devo’s Bob Casale who died from complications leading to heart failure on February 18th. Sigh.

In other news, Arizona’s Jan Brewer & co. have lost their freaking minds. The Arizona House passed a lovely bill that allows businesses to refuse service to ANYONE if it upsets the businesses’ religious beliefs. There’s no other way to pass that shit off other than discrimination.

To put this as simply as I can, this law, the laws against women’s rights, immigration, marriage equality, and for guns (et.al) have nothing to do with their subjects OR “freedom.” These are the same politicians who starve things like education and the United States Post Office, then blame them for failing. The very politicians passing these draconian laws are losing… badly. In order to maintain control we’ve WATCHED them lie, cheat and steal their way into public offices, but as usual, Americans are complacent. As long as Americans remain so, America loses and that is a fact. These culture wars are the one way they know they can keep their base loyal and in line, so they’ve brought out every trick in the book, and just when you think they can’t possibly stoop any lower, they manage to do it bold faced and indignantly.

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If we as “The People” part of this country do not get up off of our asses and help get these cheaters out of office, we will ALL feel the effects of inequality in every way imaginable for many, many years to come.

I published a book some time back that quoted over 40 years of anti-gay speech and laws. By the time I completed the research (2 years), there were 260+ more pages I could have included. Expect the laws and open bashing of (insert ANY minority here) to get worse as this is an election year here in the states, and as we’ve seen, the nutjobs will say or do anything to slap that stick. (Need an asprin between your legs, gals?)

At any rate, the latter half of the 28th’s program is a bug EFF YOU to the new Arizona law and every other law that has sought to diminish the poor, immigrants, women, the LGBT community, people of different (or no) faith,  and anyone who wishes to save the earth, have equal access to healthcare, or goes to the streets demanding we stop war, drones, spying, and the those who wish to pillage our citizens.

In the second hour hear songs about social justice, songs from gay artists, and activist anthems.

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Want to join the MORAL MONDAY movement in a protest against the Arizona government? Go for it!

UPDATE: Jan Brewer vetoed the anti-people bill. Have you heard the one about Jan being “bullied” into not signing the bill? Laughable. It’s amazing how people cry FOWL when they don’t get their way to discriminate against people who’ve done nothing but breathe. I believe the people spoke… loudly. Carry on, cons. The more you show yer arses, the “better” you make yourselves look to the masses. Ahem.

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Posted: February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

TONIGHT! 

A Vday special featuring local/national artists/heroes Alix Olson and Pamela Means as well as The Vagina Monologues’ Eve Ensler, a solid shout out to women, love, strength, courage and ONE BILLION RISING.

If you find yourself in an abusive relationship, please call 911 within the United States if it is an emergency or call

1-800-656-HOPE (4673) for 24 hour assistance. 

Screw those, including politicians with their antiquated laws, who wish to harm you.

You deserve choice, you deserve to be safe, you deserve love.

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