Time Magazine: Obama Is A Synthesizer

We generally avoid politics at Synthtopia, but Time Magazine’s Joe Klein has penned an interesting take on Obama’s February 24 speech to Congress that’s relevant to synthesis. In the article, Klein call’s Obama’s speech “A Tonal Masterpiece“, and compares the qualities of recent presidents as synthesizers: The modern presidency is a vast electronic synthesizer, capable… Read More Time Magazine: Obama Is A Synthesizer

Brian Eno Compares Gaza Situation To Holocaust

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWsv4-_UX4g Brian Eno spoke out against the Gaza situation at the Stop Gaza Massacre protest, London Saturday 3 January 09. Here’s his summary of his comments: An Experiment in Provocation Stealing Gaza By BRIAN ENO It’s a tragedy that the Israelis – a people who must understand better than almost anybody the horrors of oppression… Read More Brian Eno Compares Gaza Situation To Holocaust

Coldcut vs TV Sheriff vs The Status Quo In American Politics

Dancefloor hooligans Coldcut join forces with America’s leading audio-visual vigilante TV Sheriff to bring you an election vivisection Revolution ’08.  A drum+bass powered all-out AV assault on an American media machine now in psychotic overdrive for the Presidential election. A 10000-frame crash edit comedy celebration of the blatant corruption, warmongering, florid insanity and plain good… Read More Coldcut vs TV Sheriff vs The Status Quo In American Politics

Thereminists For Obama

Looks like Obama may corner the crucial thereminists vote.  One of several fun designs at Democraticstuff.com. Don’t miss Moogers for Obama, either: If you see any equivalents from other political parties, let me know in the comments.  via Matrix

Moby On Barack Obama

If you’re not following Moby’s blog, you’re missing out on a lot. Here’s his take on Barack Obama: barack obama. first off, he has the single worst name anyone could ever have in the history of politics ever ever ever. barack(rhymes with iraq) hussein(like the guy who tried to kill gw’s daddy) obama (one consonant… Read More Moby On Barack Obama