Future This—The Big Pink
The Big Pink’s Future This is a sea change, an unfortunate development musically but a positive one commercially. What one hears with Future This is a rejection of inexplicable flavor in favor of more mainstream sounds. With Future This the Big Pink seem to have their future in mind, aiming to reach stadium rock status.
Fat, Fierce, and Fearless
“Bit by bit, it’s a hit, it’s a hit!” cackles the six-foot seven, 300 pound Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom (formerly Schmitz) in the controversial Megaupload Mega song. Now after a FBI raid of his home (the most expensive residence in New Zealand) and a seizure of Megaupload servers, domains, and properties, Doctom sits in a New Zealand jail awaiting trial this coming Monday, January 23rd.
Be Back Later: Cattelan’s Final Work
Walking into the Guggenheim Museum located in Manhattan’s famous “Museum Row” on the upper east side, I came face to face with a horse suspended in mid-air via harness. Startled, I mistook the shape for being living. It was actually taxidermied. “Someone did a thorough job,” I thought inwardly, embarrassed at how my heart was beating quickly.