Your dreams of rapping superstardom are stymied by your Scottish sound, so what do you do? Simple: reinvent yourself as a West Coast wild boy, with American accent and history to match.
Keeping it real might be murder
, but even when it all falls apart, at least you got to tour with Eminem and D12 – and you can salvage something by writing
about it all.
Double Read This:
Revolution! The Epsilon Rising seeks the BEST DRUMMER EVER!
They should be 1)AWESOME; 2)TOTALLY INTO US; 3) ETHNIC (but if not, that's cool, man) 4) POT SMOKERS...
At least they like Hawkwind.
We've talked about these folks
before. However I don't think any of us realized exactly how much influence we had on the story by helping it spread so fast. This American Life
covers the group, and our part in help spreading the news about the Best.Gig.Ever. Real Audio
link to the TAL show
The steam-powered drum machine
- an astonishing extract from the journal of Charles Franklin, the founder of the London Museum of Techno. Written in 1894, Franklin describes a steam-powered drum machine and what may have been the world's first rave. "Driven by the thunderous rhythms of Hoovenaars tremendous "drum machine" the crowd - academics and dockers, architects and cobblers - were whipped into a frenzy, dancing and screaming like savages until sunrise, when the Machine finally ground to a halt with a suffering hiss.