Posted on Feb 27th, 2008
Following my last post about Good Vibrations, we’re now on the 2nd and final weekend of the Australian traveling festival. On the agenda: Sydney and the far-away Perth. People had been hyping up this Sydney show for the whole week. This would be the bigger, badder, deffer show of the bunch. We got there, scoped out the grounds as we rode around in our buggy and saw the masses of people undulating in the huge park… yep, this was gonna be a good one. Read More
Good on ya, mates!
(That’s a little deeper in Aussie slang than the obvious “g’day”)
I’m reporting live via my hotel room in Sydney. I’m out here doing the Good Vibrations festival. In Australia they have these festivals that hit multiple cities. It’s like being part of a traveling circus for 10 days. A traveling techno circus. Read More
Check us out in the latest Dazed and Confused, where they catch up with Kid Sis, A-Trak, Flosstradamus and yours truly. Scans after the jump (click for the legible big version). Read More
It’s a complete coincidence that Kid Sister and I were booked to perform at New York and LA’s Museums of Natural History on consecutive weekends. The events were unrelated, we’re not on a museum tour or anything.
Both turned out to be awesome in their own way. You already saw what the New York one was like last week… Kiiiinda crazy, with the surprise appearance of a fur-clad Kanyeezy. That one was in the planetarium, so it was very much a multi-media themed room. The LA show this weekend was a lot more like what you’d expect to see in a museum of natural history: a giant dinosaur skeleton when you walk in and a bunch of displays of impeccably preserved yaks, bisons, sea lions (those things are big!) and other cuddly creatures in simulated home habitat backdrops. How many times did I yell “stegosaurus!” on the mic during my set? One may never know. Read More
This morning I had to wake up at 6am to go to the airport. In the car I was thinking of the expression “the bane of my existence” and wondered if bane is one of those words that you only find in a specific expression. I’ve never heard the word bane elsewhere. So I looked up the definition on my phone. As it turns out you can also say “the bane of my life”, and bane can be used in other sentences. It means death or ruin. I also learned that there are poison names like wolfsbane that follow the model:
Fast-forward many hours later. I’m in LA getting ready for my show and somehow the Australian city Brisbane pops in my head. And then I think, could Brisbane mean death by bris, i.e. circumcision? An operation gone wrong?
Flavorpill, Pitchfork, Brooklyn Vegan, Nicky Digital (with video too!), Metromix…we’re still trying to collect as many shots from this past weekend’s Natural History fun explosion (the Roc was in the building!) as possible, so post any links we missed in the comments. Video coming soon! Check A-Trak and Kid Sister take their museum mayhem to Los Angeles tonight (2/1).
Blastmaster approved EDUTAINMENT!!!! This Friday (1/25) in NYC, A-Trak and Kid Sister will be rocking the American Museum of Natural History’s Hayden Planetarium along with the Cool Kids as part of Flavorpill’s “One Step Beyond” concert series. A week later (2/1), LA’s Natural History Museum gets treated to more Trizzy/Kid Sis madness when the dynamic duo crashes their First Fridays party series. Some advance tix are still available, get moving…
FG friend Steve Aoki drops his mix album Pillowface and His Airplane Chronicles today, and it features a guest verse from Kid Sister over fellow Chicagoan Cajmere’s “Shake And Pop.” Check Steve, A-Trak and a bunch of guests at the Pillowface LA release party tomorrow (Wed 1/23) at Cinespace, and then again at the NYC release party on Saturday (1/26) at Studio B…which doubles as an afterparty for Chromeo’s sold-out Bowery Ballroom show with Kid Sister earlier in the night. Goddamn the circle of life is complete right there! Flyers after the jump. Read More