Boom Boom Pow: A Meditation

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Lately, I’ve been pausing in porticos, haunted by a particular line from a particular song. The ditty in question, “Boom Boom Pow,” was released by the redoubtable Black Eyed Peas more than a year ago, yet certain peculiarities of its lyrical cadences still manage to wash up upon the shores of my mind, as clear and startlingly whole as twisted lengths of beach glass.

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MK Speed Dial presents “Dark Dream”

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One final video from The Second Annual Winter Commission. Seattle musician and friend of the family Scotty Ricard presented a new music video from his band, MK Speed Dial, entitled Dark Dream.

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Grandpa Wheelchair Performs at the Second Annual Winter Commission

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There had to be a noise band for the Winter Commission. Following in the steps of WC1’s Tokonoma, Grandpa Wheelchair was formed to bring some improvised music to the proceedings. The band consisted of Luke Chmura, Mark Detrick, Amanda Kalkwarf, Jubal Sather and myself. Evan Bridges created a crazy improvised video performance which somehow integrated live and archival footage to create a video collage.

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