Category Archives: indie

Sub Pop offers streaming music from within its own label

In a move designed to put people back in touch with musicians who have smaller audiences, Sub Pop offers a subscription service for listeners for the type of music that the label puts out. This company introduced Nirvana and the … Continue reading

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Texas Observer Annual Short Story Contest

Also open to writers outside of Texas. It’s Story Time!   The rules for the annual Texas Observer Short Story Contest contain a clause that reads, “No restriction on genre; entries with a Texas setting or theme are encouraged.” Writers … Continue reading

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Anarchists, group sex, and the Best Party worked well for Iceland

Anarcho/surrealists took power of the Icelandic government. A comedian ex-punker became mayor of Reykjavik, and it all worked. “More punk, less hell.” http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/ausland/europa/More-punk-less-hell/story/10069405

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The man behind Twin Peaks and Blue Velvet drinks around 20 cups of coffee a day. In this interview he tells why it’s “part of the art life.” David Lynch on Coffee and the Art Life “ Do you feel … Continue reading

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Kathleen Hanna: always a hot topic in my book

http://touch.dangerousminds.net/all/incredible_unpublished_1995_interview_with_bikini_kills_kathleen_hanna#1   “Kathleen’s support for aspiring young female writers and musicians cannot be overstated. She was the riot grrrl movement’s big sister, muse, and fairy godmother. Bikini Kill wasn’t exactly raking in a ton of money, but she still bought … Continue reading

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Music and Blue-Collar Bohemianism Really good article that investigates why people in their 40′s and 50′s choose a way of life where they get by, that allows them to pursue a passion such as music rather than opt for the … Continue reading

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Ask a policeman, etc

-Photo by the Scarfolk Blog Go visit Scarfolk to learn about 1970′s takes on Martyr Maid Ice Cream, how children can have fun with old coffins, and more. 

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Joe Rogan, Roseanne, and Chemtrails

In this clip, Joe Rogan tells Roseanne that Monsanto is not making chemtrails to form a giant mirror in the atmosphere. He also has some good insight on those mythical chemtrails. They’re fuel trails burning in the sky. They’re not … Continue reading

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Diamonds in the rough

Abilene! Why? Because. http://www.abilenealternativenews.com. I can’t link it, but there it is. Diamonds are always older than us, remember.  ;)

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Hope: Lingerie Startup Company helps Single Mothers in Colombia

An example of truly wonderful creative thinking: A San Francisco-based underwear start-up company called Naja helps impoverished single mothers in Colombia. They get taught a skill, and a portion of revenue goes to the entrepreneurial program. This is a company … Continue reading

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