Saturday, April 28, 2007

The Watch List

Listening:
1. Paul Duncan - A Texan living in Brooklyn and recording in Chicago may seem strange but Paul Duncan has assemble a great band and a great album "Above the Trees" due out on Hometape 5/1. Check out: The Lake, Pt 2 (mp3)
2. Subjekt Abnormal - Hailing from Conneticut, Subjekt has k-the-i??? in his corner at they are making some incredible hip-hop.
3. Skallander - This duo from New Zealand will look to make it happen in 2007.

Reading:
1. Caleb Puckett has released his new chapbook, Desertions, through Plan B press. It is only $9 and it is a can't miss, buy it today!
2. Nick Ostdick has an interesting new story on entitled "The Sleeping Shags" published on Identity Theory.
3. Saul Williams' open letter to Oprah Winfrey - This, for the most part, is very well written, but who knows if Oprah will every read it. My only problem is this line: "The gangsters that rule Hip Hop are the same gangsters that rule our nation. 50 Cent and George Bush have the same birthday (July 6th)."

Wishing:
1. Apple MacBook - Pro with a 17" monitor - $2,799
2. The Mega Caffeine Candy Sampler v6.0 - $22.99

Getting:
1. Blanket is a new zine that has put a unique twist on web publishing. They still publish an issue each month, but they have chosen to release it in four parts. They release a part each Sunday, so look out for the April Issue Part 4 tomorrow, but download parts 1-3 while you wait.

Watching:
1. The "Hillary Clinton as IBM" Barak Obama ad. Is me or is there a deeper meaning?
2. Who is Clutchy Hopkins? Part 1 and see part 2 below: