Thursday, July 05, 2007

Two Views of the Same Bloody Knuckle...

Runzelstirn & Gurgelstock - Feld

(1990, Bandaged Hand Produce, no matrix number, 2x11 lathe-cut vinyl, edition of 40, long gone.)



Perfection.

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Album One

1. AA
2. AB

(Eating with bandaged hands; test eating by Rudolf Eb.er, January 1993)

Album Two

3. BA
4. BB

(Cut-ups of pre-cut-ups; completed May 1995)

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Recorded, edited, mixed and produced by Rudolf Eb.er, Zurich, Switzerland.

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(115 MB; ripped from the original vinyl at 320 kbps.)

Part 1 / Part 2

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Words fail. And are then trussed, splintered, ground and sewn...

TS

More Cultural Woe...

Below, find Russia's Vladimir Putin addressing the International Olympic Committee earlier today. If you've been paying attention to the news blogs or broadcast media, you'll know that the Black Sea resort of Sochi was chosen as the host city of the 2014 Winter Games. Not much of a stunner... What's far more striking is Mr. Putin's command of English. He rarely displays his fluency with our often daunting tongue, but it's apparent he didn't drift off to sleep in the language lab. Apart from a very few idiomatic scramblings, his address is flawless. Would that our pitiable Shitsack-in-Chief could mouth intelligible phrases in Английский язык, much less Russian...