People all over the world spend countless hours of their lives every week being fed entertainment in the form of movies, TV shows, newspapers, YouTube videos and the Internet. And it’s ludicrous to believe that this stuff doesn’t alter our brains.
It’s also equally ludicrous to believe that — at the very least — this mass distraction and manipulation is not convenient for the people who are in charge. People are starving. They may not know it because they’re being fed mass produced garbage. The packaging is colorful and loud, but it’s produced in the same factories that make Pop Tarts and iPads, by people sitting around thinking, “What can we do to get people to buy more of these?”
And they’re very good at their jobs. But that’s what it is you’re getting, because that’s what they’re making. They’re selling you something. And the world is built on this now. Politics and government are built on this, corporations are built on this. Interpersonal relationships are built on this. And we’re starving, all of us, and we’re killing each other, and we’re hating each other, and we’re calling each other liars and evil because it’s all become marketing and we want to win because we’re lonely and empty and scared and we’re led to believe winning will change all that. But there is no winning.
Spotted: On stage w/Nunca Duerma - Rockin’ in Grand Rapids
BassBin at Billy’s Lounge (02.24.14)
Clip by Ty Beat
Pack of Beagles vs. Remote Control Car
Kicking things off at Tonic Room this Thursday w/Nunca Duerma!
It’s night one of the 4th annual Fu*kapallooza- let’s go!
"Kittens On The Beat" (2013)
Music: Savant - “Wildstyle”
It’s possible that this video is one of humanity’s greatest achievements of the Internet age. :-)
Rehearsal w/Nunca Duerma at Superior St. Studios
Turns out Kanye’s infamous rants are as calculated as everything else he does.
Excited! I’ll be hitting the road in July to perform with Nunca Duerma at the Shapeshifter release parties.
Shapeshifter drops July 22nd on digital and limited-run vinyl . Click HERE to pre-order.
Presented by Old Tacoma Records and Young Heavy Souls.
The Dankles recently premiered “Free,” the first single from Nunca Duerma’s upcoming LP, Shapeshifter, which drops July 22nd via Old Tacoma Records & Young Heavy Souls.
Pre-orders are now available for Shapeshifter vinyl; head over to the YHS Bandcamp asap and cop that.