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August 2009 Blog Posts (7)

BRMF Announces Virtual Battle fo the Bands!

Sign your band up on the Virtual Battle of the Bands page at http://www.broadripplemusicfest.com from Aug. 31st - Sept. 11th. Ten bands will be chosen to battle for the opening slot on the BRMF Kickoff Party at the Vogue on Fri. October 16th online.



The finalists will campaign to get their friends and fans to vote for them through the BRMF website from September 15 - October 1st. The winner will be chosen by the amount… Continue

Added by Daniel Fahrner on August 31, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Maximum Rock n Roll Looking for Photos (Including OLD ONES) by Oct. 1, 2009 for Special Issue

Just noticed this over at MRR online:



Take pictures at shows? Have a 20 year old box of band photos? We wanna see them! Maximum Rocknroll is putting together a photo issue. Here’s how to be part of it…



Photo Submission Guidelines:

http://maximumrocknroll.com/2009/08/18/contributing-to-the-mrr-photo-issue/



--> Send up to 10 pictures.

--> We…
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Added by Ed on August 25, 2009 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

The New MFT! What do you think?

As you probably noticed we have made some major changes to the site. I want to go over these changes in this blog and let you give us some feedback on what we've done and input on where it's going.



First off...



Design- we have implemented designs that Kevin Fitzpatrick created for the site. Although we couldn't get the community to do everything we wanted it to in terms of design I think the changes are a vast improvement over the previous "design". The new look and… Continue

Added by Jeb Banner on August 24, 2009 at 10:00am — 11 Comments

The Death of Punk Rock; or, They Finally Pulled the Plug on the Old B****

I have this thing where I try to focus on an anticipated event in the future with such concentration and detail that it's the next best thing to time traveling. And then, for fun, when the actual event arrives, I try to remember with all possible clarity the past time when I imagined the moment I am currently living. In this way, I will myself unstuck in time.



Back when punk rock meant a lot to me, I tried to imagine the point at which culture will completely consume and digest my… Continue

Added by Bill Zink on August 20, 2009 at 11:59pm — 62 Comments

Vaya Con Dios Les Paul

On the passing of Les Paul last week, I asked Vess if he would write a little something for the site. I knew that Les played a pivotal role in Vess' musical development and that there would be no person better to document his influence as a player and innovator on behalf of Indiana music. What follows are his words.



"Last Wednesday Les Paul died. The radio and TV stations said all the predictable facts about Les’ illustrious career as guitar hero, guitar innovator, inventor, and hit… Continue

Added by PJ Christie on August 18, 2009 at 9:51am — 18 Comments

Song For My Son

I think song writing should be paying attention to world community in regard to

its struggle and life experience . Example ( Song For My Son ) is a song about children weapons or a son away at war . It is culturally diverse because of its performance This song has over 46.000 views and growing on You Tube . I invite you to view it and hope you enjoy



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gey8AAlMHDs





All the best with your ongoing creative adventures



God Bless… Continue

Added by Mickey Carroll on August 10, 2009 at 4:13pm — No Comments

Researchers Turn Blood into Biscuits and Chocolate

As reported in the Telegraph UK, Ludmilla Antipova and Alexei Nikolaichik of Voronezh State Academy in Russia, wanted to find a use for all the cow's blood thrown away by meat plants--about seven tons a day, in some cases. They developed a way of turning blood into delicious 'biscuits' and 'yoghurt.'

Source:

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Added by Ed the Meat Poet on August 5, 2009 at 4:57pm — No Comments

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