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SOUTH AFRICA ITHUBA PROJECT
You. Yes, you. You control the Information Age. Welcome to your world.
Right here and now, we are attempting to clamp, select slices of the last 100 years into an hour … Raiding the 20th century … just because we can … and because something I said 20 years ago sparked an idea …
It is illegal file sharing and ripping in music is pervasive out of control and it is also criminal … and I very much like The Strokes when the music is mixed up in a bootlegged sense … with the music of pole dancing pop fiasco Christina Aguilera … a stroke of genius are blasting together a one strokes thing that are hard to explain like Aguilera’s song Genie in a Bottle … comes as up to reality bending shocker then you in a strokes lap … the stupid sublime sticks in together with a heated machine pop dripping with money … and reheated New York pump scraps out of the fake history books … creates a ravishing blow of signals, signatures, speeds and gaps in time that please me in places where I like to be pleased…
… a stroke of genius sounds like a new sound … and at the end of the 20th century and into the beginning of the 21st century it was commercial pop that sounded more exciting than commercial was … in the time in space you find beautifully into electronic beats … as I hear Kylie virtually sing her happy song with loss as if the new lead singer of Joy Division is Kylie Minogue … and for private reasons there is something fabulous and irresistible about that …
… the ghost of Joy Divison shimmered through the illusion of Kylie Minogue … into entertainment immortality … it is the moment that makes me realize that pop music or call it what you will created some of the most magical moments in life … and those moments are so magical sometimes all you want to do sometimes is write about them … and hold them in place …
But everything has to End. Even the 20th century.
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