1. (O)ther (P)eople's (P)osts, 11.25.11

    johnny.rotten.graffiti

    1. Johnny Rotten Graffiti Is "Important" Say Academics.
    Ill illustrations discovered on the walls of the Sex Pistols' old London flat may be as important as early Beatles recordings, say booksmart-types. Bonus: an, ahem, ballsy caricature of Sid Vicious.
    [ BBC ]

    2. The Roots' Walk-On Music For Michele Bachmann Was Ha-Ha Funny, But...
    Second guessing The Roots' choice of "L.A.B." from a politically sympathetic non-fanatic of the b-word. Maybe they shoulda done Fishbone's "Ugly" instead.
    [ Village Voice ]

    3. The 2011 HipHopDX Turkey Awards.
    Thanksgiving has passed, but hip-hop turkey awards are the gifts that keep on givin'.
    [ HipHopDX ]

    4. The Numero Group Visits United Record Pressing.
    Watch how those round plastic things called records get manufactured and elaborately packaged in this Nashville vinyl-making wonderland. (Cue Willie Wonka theme music.)
    [ Numero Group ]

    5. Popcast: Box Set Deluge.
    From Nevermind to Operation Doomsday : so many box sets (that so many of you will illegally download), so little time! Ben Ratliff and Jon Caramanica discuss.
    [ NY Times ]




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