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Swatch Internet Time - Wikipedia
"Instead of hours and minutes, the mean solar day is divided into 1000 parts called ".beats". Each .beat is equal to one decimal minute in the French Revolutionary decimal time system and lasts 1 minute and 26.4 seconds (86.4 seconds) in standard time. Times are notated as a 3-digit number out of 1000 after midnight. So, @248 would indicate a time 248 .beats after midnight representing 248/1000 of a day, just over 5 hours and 57 minutes.

"There are no time zones in Swatch Internet Time; instead, the new time scale of Biel Meantime (BMT) is used, based on Swatch's headquarters in Biel, Switzerland and equivalent to Central European Time, West Africa Time, and UTC+01. Unlike civil time in Switzerland and many other countries, Swatch Internet Time does not observe daylight saving time."
wiki  wikipedia  swatch  time  clock  system  1990s  1998  beat  bmt  switzerland  world  internet 
october 2018 by cluebucket
B*Witched - C'est la vie - YouTube
"The music video for the song was directed by Alison Murray, who later also directed the UK video for 'Rollercoaster'. It begins with the four girls lying on the ground in a field of daisies on a sunny day. A dog is introduced into the clip next to one of the girls and the quartet then begin dancing and singing to a teenage boy in a treehouse. The girls then tie the boy to a tree and the dog chases toward him before he is magically bombarded with lipstick kiss marks all over his face. The boy is freed from the tree and the girls hose him with water and begin performing an Irish reel before lying back down in the field where they began."

non-american pop group motifs of 1998
1998  1990s  b*witched  pop  video  music  youtube  ireland  girl_group  teenage 
december 2017 by cluebucket
Lake Charles Lucinda WilliamsYouTube - YouTube
been there! and it actually was our car wheels on a gravel road.
youtube  audio  music  country  lucinda_williams  ballad  lake_charles  louisiana  sad  1998  1990s 
june 2017 by cluebucket
Who Was the Baby on Aaliyah’s “Are You That Somebody?” > Red Bull Music Academy
"He once skidded a car near some condenser mics, then went to a junkyard in Brooklyn and lifted a trashed vehicle on a magnetic crane and dropped it on a pile of headlights and headlamps; he then spliced the skidding and the junkyard drop together to make a car crash effect. He captured barnyard sounds from a live poultry market that used to operate where the Lincoln Center now stands. Shel Silverstein, who lived right around the corner from Goldbaum in the Village, actually played a role in his recordings, too: As Goldbaum recounts, “I just handed him the microphone and said, ‘Be a sheep,’ and he’d be a perfect sheep.”
"Goldbaum goes on to talk about all the various human sounds he recorded, going into people’s houses to record their laughs and cries, their burps and sneezes, their yawns and snores, their horrified screams and birthday parties."
sound  audio  writing  history  music  timbaland  aaliyah  baby  noise  found  1998  1990s  2016  2010s  redbullmusicacademy.com  barry_hankerson  dr_doolittle  jeremy_d_larson  static_major  sample  rascals  prince  tnght  1960s  1980s  r&b  1966  vanguard_records  search  elektra_records  sfx  engineer  record  nyc 
july 2016 by cluebucket
Keep the Things You Forgot: An Elliott Smith Oral History | Pitchfork
"It took a long time for him to develop a love-hate relationship with the press room. So he would tell me a list of fanzines that he wished some day would interview him, and then we’d see if we could make it happen. That was such a different time in the music industry. There was no internet; fanzines were our internet—and using the post office was our information superhighway, I guess. [laughs]

"Because we were friends, he was able to tell me what he was and wasn't comfortable with. The more attention he got, the more troubled he got, and that’s when it got hard. The irony of it was that he was so open and honest with pretty much anybody who crossed his path, so it wasn't unlike him to tell a very personal, private story to a virtual stranger sitting next to him at a bar.

"But it would infuriate him when people asked him what his lyrics were about. He really hated having to have an answer for what every character and every story was. Music was a way of channeling thoughts and feelings that were bigger than him into art, and he didn’t feel like he owed every single person an explanation of what everything was about."
--Dorien Garry
elliott_smith  1990s  2000s  2010s  2013  pitchfork.com  interview  history  musician  portland  death  life  lou_barlow  mike_doughty  slim_moon  kill_rock_stars  mary_lou_lord  rebecca_gates  spinanes  steven_drozd  flaming_lips  sebadoh  rob_schnapf  margaret_mittleman  jj_gonson  larry_crane  tony_lash  quasi  sam_coomes  janet_weiss  heatmiser  jayson_greene  photo  joanna_bolme  1993  1994  1997  1998  record_label  oscars  celine_dion  2000  autumn_de_wilde  addiction  fame  drugs  2003  2004 
november 2015 by cluebucket
mentholmountains: Tony Hoagland: "Jet"
"We are amazed at how hurt we are.
"We would give anything for what we have."
tony_hoagland  jet  poem  poetry  mentholmountains  d.c._berman  porch  summer  1998  1990s  donkey_gospel  20th_century 
august 2012 by cluebucket
John Lurie - Philadelphia City Paper
What do you think your friends learned about you on this trip?

"I think they learned to hate me and never to trust me. When you see Tom grumbling, he really was mad."
citypaper  john_lurie  interview  1998  1990s  fishing_with_john  tv  musician  lounge_lizards  willem_dafoe  jim_jarmusch  tom_waits  dennis_hopper  matt_dillon  20th_century 
march 2012 by cluebucket

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