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April 30, 2019

Never happen again

Happening again.

The first step in liquidating a people is to erase its memory. Destroy its books, its culture, its history. Then have somebody write new books, manufacture a new culture, invent a new history. Before long that nation will begin to forget what it is and what it was. The world around it will forget even faster.
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Jean Michel Jarre - Music for supermarkets (1983)

"The author himself hid behind the scenes, but his wife was observing everything. Now, when the original was gone and there was only one unique copy, they could begin. Starting from 60 francs ($8), the album quickly reached four-digit numbers. Who’ll give more? You? Or you? OK. Three, two, one! Musique pour Supermarché was sold for 69,000 francs ($9000 back then) to an aged monsieur who had woken up after a long coma due to a car accident. The radio had been playing a sad 1981 song Souvenir de Chine by Jarre at that moment."

There's a slamming track at the 12-minute mark, "Musique pour Supermarché Part IV" latterly known as "Blah Blah Café" from Zoolook (1984).

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April 29, 2019

George RR Martin on the making of Game of Thrones

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P arker - Game of Thrones (Woodbine Station)

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April 27, 2019

Shishak, aka Sheshonq I

"Soon, Jews around the world will be celebrating Passover. As usual, Pharaoh will be starring as the main villain for enslaving the Hebrews, killing their children and being generally pig-headed about letting our people go. But perhaps on this Passover night you could spare a thought for a different pharaoh, one who ruled over Egypt in the middle of the 10th century B.C.E and may have played a very different role in the history of the ancient Israelites."

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King Crimson - Moonchild

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April 24, 2019

Terence McKenna - Jesus Christ (Brief History Of Early Christianity)

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Underworld - DownPipe

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April 21, 2019

Terence McKenna - If You Don't Die You Miss the Point

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Underworld - Bird 1

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April 20, 2019

How To Afford A Luxury Wristwatch – My Method

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PJ Harvey - This Is Love

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April 19, 2019

Jeffrey Shanks - Creating an Age Undreamed of : Robert E. Howard and the Works of Lewis Spence and W. Scott-Elliot

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Avalanche Party - Solid Gold (Live on KEXP)

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April 12, 2019

British Vogue - Extreme Wellness With Sophie Turner

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Alliance - Na Zare (At Dawn)

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April 09, 2019

Pythagorean home amidst olive grove

"The mountain decides when the cupboards will open and when they will close. ... We have come to terms with the mountain."

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Dakh Daughters - Full Performance (Live on KEXP)

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April 08, 2019

Amy Sedaris Reveals Her Magical Greenwich Village Apartment

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Green Lung - May Queen

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April 06, 2019

Days Past - A Star Wars Fan Film

"Years after the collapse of The Republic, Valera has carved out a life for herself in the galaxy's outer rim. But when an old student returns, she is thrust back into the life she left behind."

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Kedr Livanskiy - 2MR Transmission @ The Lot Radio (July 25, 2018)

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April 05, 2019

Dancing for his Life

"Ahmad Joudeh was born in a refugee camp in Syria. At the tender age of 8, he discovered the magic of dance. From that day on, his world was transformed. Dance provided an escape from the tumultuous world that surrounded him. He began to post videos of his performances online, and was eventually discovered by the Dutch National Ballet where he was offered a scholarship. Now, Joudeh continues to dance to fight for art, for culture and for history."

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CHVRCHES - Miracle

With the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

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April 04, 2019

Phillips Auction of Legendary Paul Newman Daytona

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Angèle feat. Roméo Elvis - Tout Oublier

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April 02, 2019

WhatIsAntiLogic? - The greatest Star Wars theory EVER!!!

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Marsicans - Your Eyes

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April 01, 2019

Exploring Pitcairn Island by Drone

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Lo-Fang - When We're Fire (Cello Version)

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