Daily Archives: February 26, 2011

Les Incompètents: A Hospital Musing

Les Incompètents is a band which I am unfamiliar with, but it is also an expression that means “the incompetents,” or those people who do not know what they are doing.  Today I happened to see a fair amount of … Continue reading

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Notes From The Underground

As I was reading Our Band Could Be Your Life [1], I started realizing that I too had been part of the underground independent music scene without being the slightest bit aware of it, in at least three separate ways. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Our Band Could Be Your Life

Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes From The American Indie Underground 1981-1991, by Michael Azerrad The most depressing thing about the title of this book is that it is not far off for me in many respects (except politically … Continue reading

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