Christgau’s live music odyssey is worth a read.
ASCAP sues bar for
karaoke singing ignoring cease and desist letters.
Cold War nostalgia corner: The newly opened DDR Alltagsmuseum, a museum of daily life in East Germany, is doing big business with curious Wessies. And these photos of West Germany’s government nuclear bunker date from a couple of years ago, but they’re no less chillingly stylish for that. One question though – why is only “one hair salon for 3,000 people” the caption rather than “bunker for the nuclear apocalypse comes with a fully equipped hair salon”? I don’t remember well-kept locks being a priority for Dr Strangelove.