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A blast of American music

One of the most effective weapons in the defeat of Soviet Russia was rock and roll. American music. No single aspect of American culture contains within itself all of our independence, free-thinking and aspirations. Rock and roll is totally incompatible with totalitarianism, fascism or religious fanaticism. That’s why, if we’re going to defeat Islamofascism, we should be exporting rock and ... Read More »

Supreme Beings of Leisure: New CD is worth the wait

When Supreme Beings of Leisure burst onto the scene in 2000 — largely through word of mouth on the Internet — they were placed squarely in the trip-hop camp, with their electronica inspired grooves, sampled sounds and programmed loops. SBOL was a dance band, but fans also recognized SBOL was a band with a difference — songs that were actually ... Read More »