Archive for February, 2010

still gets me.

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Four months ago, a friend of mine threw this my way and I was dropped.   Yet still, I can’t get enough of this video.   The song is good, better than average, but the video is an experience.   Enjoy!

this generation. classic funk. one brazilian teen.

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

“Fight This Generation” from pavement’s Wowee Zowee.   Obviously, a rally cry for anyone asking why we should care about what Lady Gaga is wearing or someone bemoaning the bombardment of Avatar slurpers.

Those tone-deaf, grinding strings, the line “your life is about to come away from the mirror in a rainshed,” and the chanting of the title repeats in my head often.


In other tracks, I was searching my iTunes for Bobby Byrd’s “I Know You Got Soul”


and came across Mallu Magalhães’s “You Know You’ve Got” and it rocks.   The girl is 17 and… I’m shocked at how cool this girl is.   If Brazil is the land of rocking 17 year olds… then Rio is where we should be.