Check out this new interview with TechCrunch, in which Daisey discusses his love affair with technology, and his process of investigating the Foxconn factories in Shenzhen, China.
This is great: a "Telephone" parody video all about mitosis by Cal freshman Josephine Coburn. There are, sadly, no sunglasses made of lit cigarettes to be found, but there is — spoiler alert! — a chromosome-shaped hat involved. Get excited.
Weezer at the Nob Hill Masonic Center in San Francisco on November 29 & 30, 2010. Photos by Clay Lancaster.
One of Ear Bud's favorite alt-rock bands, Rival Schools (featuring the dazzlingly talented Walter Schreifels) will release a new album, Pedals, on March 8. Here's the official first video for "Shot After Shot."
Stars at the Fillmore in San Francisco, Calif., on November 10, 2010. Photos by John Joh.
Continuing the trend of covering bands using video (like One Night Music), Backseat Beat is a new web site featuring local bands playing live and being interviewed in the backseat of a Volvo (only two members at a time though). Its fifth episode features Still Flyin'. Check it out... unless you get car sick easily.
Here's the latest video from Lazer Sword (aka Low Limit and Lando Kal) off its just-released debut album, Innovative Leisure. The duo performs at Mighty on December 4.
Wallpaper's Eric Frederic put together this video rehearsing a new track while driving through eastern Nevada. "Brought to you courtesy of flip camera, duct tape, and red bull."
LA-based comedian Kevin Avery is trying to raise funds to create his film Thugs, the Musical on Kickstarter.com.
From the comedian:
"Thugs, The Musical is about Michael Gardner, a mediocre, slightly delusional, and very “non-urban” black actor in Hollywood who, after years of auditioning but not being considered “black enough” to be cast in any of the roles that his fellow black actors have been getting - the Gangsta, the fast-talking Sidekick, the one doomed Black Guy at the party in the horror movie - decides to write, direct, and star in his own theater production — an epically bad play called Thugs, The Musical — to show Hollywood (and the world) that he, too, can “act black”.