Jen and Bruce, Die Antwoord trufans, at last night's show in Los Angeles at The Music Box. The show was fierce, and so were the fans. I didn't get any good snaps of all the people wearing fake animals on their heads, in homemade ode to Yo-Landi's Evil Boy video "coat of rats," but holy cats: so many furries! Thanks to all the Boing Boing readers who said hi, too—what a super fun night that was. And if you're the guy I inadvertently gave a black eye to while moshing: ewps, yo.
New album's here. Tour date list is here. Seriously, if you're in any of these cities, you have to go see this band live. Such a phenomenal live show. Also: They'll be performing on Jimmy Kimmel this Wednesday, Oct. 20.
Three legendary synth musicians — Morgio Zoroger, Xangelix and Carla Wendos — competed in 1986 for the right to be anointed Lord of Synth.
When I was a wee lad, the first LP I owned was Timbertops, a children’s “concept album” released by The Buttercups in 1974. I was captivated by the premise—a young girl is visited by all sorts of peculiar anthropomorphic characters in her treehouse— and by the music, which was already dated (it was by then […]
From the classic Meco album, Star Wars and Other Galactic Funk (1977).
White hat hackers get paid to find holes in their own employers’ online systems, and plug those holes before they become serious security risks. It’s a job that pays handsomely…mostly because few job candidates, even experienced IT professionals, have the skills to scamper over firewalls and infiltrate the deepest recesses of a battle-tested network. But […]
Why buy one of those expensive and confusing universal remotes, clogged with enough buttons to launch a space shuttle, when you could accomplish the same electronic control right on your favorite mobile device? The Blumoo Universal Remote, now just $52.99 in the Boing Boing Store, harnesses the audio power of all your household equipment right […]
You may not love Microsoft Word, but you’ve definitely used it. Other than being one of the most ubiquitous programs on the planet, it’s been the go-to word processing system for more than a quarter-century because it’s as basic as it gets. But occasionally, you’ve got assignments that beg for a lot more options than simple […]