There Is No Cat

Hollering into the void since 2002

Sunday, August 3, 2003

Ragga, Bhangra, Two Step, Tango, Mini-camp radio, Music on the go

When Joe Strummer died last December, he had been in the studio with his band, The Mescaleros, working on a followup to their fantastic Global a Go-Go (a wonderful, wonderful album that I turned to when I found out that Joe had died, something that surprised even me; I expected to want to listen to London Calling on such an occasion). It wasn't clear at the time whether the band had finished enough of the album to make a worthy posthumous release. Turns out there was, and Joe's official site announced a few days ago that the album, called Streetcore, will be out in October.

Damn, I still miss Joe....

Posted at 5:01 AM

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"You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat."

- Albert Einstein, explaining radio


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