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julio 29, 2009

Nulle Part Ailleurs (aka NPA) foi un programa de entrevistas do Canal + francés que estivo en antena dende setembro de 1987 ata xuño de 2001 polo cal pasaron as maiores estrelas do cine, da música, da televisión ou da literatura entre outros. Pero ímonos centrar na parte musical porque realmente impresiona a cantidade de grupos e artistas de primeira liña que actuaron no programa: dende clásicos como Jimi Page e Robert Plant, David Bowie, Iggy Pop ou AC/DC pasando polos grupos punteiros dos 90 como Nirvana, Radiohead, Sepultura ata bandas que estaban totalmente fóra do mainstream como The Jesus Lizard ou Helmet.

Ésta é a primeira parte das deceas de vídeos existentes do programa. Irei recopilándoas porque paréceme moi interesante todo o elenco de artistas que actuaron nese plató.

Aquí en España tíñamos ó programa Lo + Plus (basado na idea do NPA) presentado por Máximo Pradera e Fernando Schwartz, un dos mellores programas da súa época e con invitados de nivel. A única pega que tiña eran as actuacións musicais: mentres en Francia levaban a Jeff Buckley aquí actuaba Rosario Flores.

Spain is different. Disfruten.

1. Jimmy Page & Robert Plant – ‘Rock’n’Roll’

2. David Bowie – ‘Scary Monsters’

3. Radiohead – ‘Karma Police’

4. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds feat. Kylie Minogue – ‘Where The Wild Roses Grow’

5. The Jesus Lizard – ‘Thumper’

6. L7 – ‘Drama’

7. Portishead – ‘Glory Box’

8. Sonic Youth – ‘Sunday’

9. The Smashing Pumpkins – ‘Bullet With Butterfly Wings’

10. Sepultura – ‘Refuse/Resist’

11. The Breeders – ‘Cannonball’

12. Deftones – ‘Change (In The House Of Flies)’

13. Depeche Mode – ‘It’s No Good’

14. The Cure – ‘Boys Don’t Cry’

15. PJ Harvey – ‘Good Fortune’

16. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – ‘Weil’

17. Nirvana – ‘Rape Me’

18. Helmet – ‘Pure’

19. A Perfect Circle – ‘Judith’

20. Soulfly – ‘Tribe’

Josh freese pode ser teu mellor amigo, pero ten un prezo.

abril 10, 2009

Josh Freese, batería de The Vandals, Devo, A Perfect Circle, Guns n’ Roses ou NIN, entre esta interminable lista de colaboracións, acaba de sacar un novo disco en solitario chamado ‘Since 1972’ o cal podedes escoitar ó completo na súa web. Ata aquí todo normal. Pois ben, o prezo do disco varía considerablemente, dende os 7$ ata os 70.000$. Aquí poño a lista (en inglés) de todo o package posible, asique se queres cambiar pañais con él, emborracharte ou que Josh Freese toque na túa banda deberías ler isto.


– Digital download of Since 1972, including 3 videos


– CD/DVD double-disc set + Digital download


– CD/DVD double-disc set

– T-shirt

– “Thank you” phone call from Josh for buying Since 1972. You can tell him what you like about the record that you purchased, or what you thought sucked. Ask whatever you want, like “Is Maynard really THAT weird?” or “Which one of Sting’s mansions has the comfiest beds?” or “Are Devo really suburban robots that monitor reality or just a bunch of dads from Ohio?” or “Why don’t the Vandals play more stuff off the first record?” It’s your 5 minutes to yack it up. Talk about whatever you want.

$250 (limited edition of 25)

– Signed CD/DVD and digital download

– T-shirt

– Signed drum head and drumsticks

– Go on a lunch date with Josh to PF Changs or The Cheesecake Factory (whatever you’re into)

$500 (limited edition of 15)

– Signed CD/DVD and digital download

– T-shirt

– Signed cymbal and sticks

– Meet Josh in Venice, Calif., and go floating together in a sensory-deprivation tank (to be filmed and posted on YouTube)

– Dinner at Sizzler (get your $8.99 steak and “all you can eat” shrimp on)

$1,000 (limited edition of 10)

– Signed CD/DVD and digital download

– T-shirt

– Signed cymbal, drum head and drumsticks

– Josh washes your car OR does your laundry … or you can wash his car

– Have dinner with Josh aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach, Calif.

– Get drunk and cut each other’s hair in the parking lot of the Long Beach courthouse (filmed and posted on YouTube, of course)

$2,500 (limited edition of 5)

– Signed CD/DVD and digital download

– Get a private drum lesson with Josh, or for all you non-drummers, have him give you a back and foot massage (couples welcome)

– Pick any 1 member of the Vandals or Devo (subject to availability) to accompany you and Josh to either the Hollywood Wax Museum or the lunch buffet at the Spearmint Rhino

– Signed DW snare drum

– Take 3 items of your choice out of his closet (first come, first serve)

– Change diapers and make bottles with him for an afternoon (after hitting the strip club)

$5,000 (limited edition of 3)

– Signed CD/DVD and digital download

– T-shirt

– Josh writes a song about you and makes it available on iTunes

– Co-direct a video with him for the song about you and throw it up on the YouTubes

– Josh gives you and a friend a private tour of Disneyland

– Get drunk together. If you don’t drink, we can go to my dad’s place and hang out under the “Tuba tree”

– Stone Gossard from Pearl Jam will send you a letter telling you about his favourite song on Since 1972

$10,000 (limited edition of 1)

– Signed CD/DVD and digital download

– T-shirt

– Signed DW snare drum from A Perfect Circle’s 2003 tour

– Josh gives you a private drum lesson OR his and hers foot/back massage (couples welcome, discreet parking)

– Twiggy from Marilyn Manson’s band and Josh take you and a guest to Roscoe’s Chicken ‘n’ Waffles in Long Beach for dinner

– Josh takes you and a guest to Club 33 (the super-duper exclusive and private restaurant at Disneyland located above Pirates of the Caribbean) and then hit a couple rides afterward (preferably the Tiki Room, the Haunted Mansion and Tower of Terror)

– At the end of the day at Disneyland, drive away in Josh’s Volvo station wagon. It’s all yours … take it. Just drop him off on your way home, though, please.

$20,000 (limited edition of 1)

– Signed CD/DVD and digital download

– T-shirt

– A signed drum from the 2008 Nine Inch Nails tour

– Maynard James Keenan, Mark Mothersbaugh from Devo and Josh take you miniature golfing and then drop you off on the side of the freeway (all filmed and posted on YouTube)

– Josh gives you a tour of Long Beach. See his first apartment, the coffee shop on 2nd Street where his buddy paid Dave Grohl $40 to rip up tile just weeks before joining Nirvana. See the old Vandals rehearsal spot, the liquor store he got busted at using a Fake ID when he was 17 (it was Dave from the Vandals’ old ID). Go check out Snoop Dogg’s high school. For an extra 50 bucks see where Tom and Adrian from No Doubt live. For another $25 he’ll show ya where Eric from NOFX and Brooks from Bad Religion get their hair cut.

– Spend the night aboard the Queen Mary and take the “Ghosts and Legends” tour. (Separate rooms … no spooning.)

– Josh writes 2 songs about you and both are made available on iTunes and appear on his next record (you can sing back up on ‘em, clap, play the drums, triangle, whatever)

– Drum lesson OR foot and back massage (once again … couples welcome and discreet parking available)

– Pick any 3 items out of Josh’s closet

$75,000 (limited edition of 1)

– Signed CD/DVD and digital download

– T-shirt

– Go on tour with Josh for a few days

– Have Josh write, record and release a 5-song EP about you and your life story

– Take home any of his drum sets (only one, but you can choose which one)

– Take shrooms and cruise Hollywood in Danny from Tool’s Lamborghini OR play quarters and then hop on the Ouija board for a while

– Josh will join your band for a month … play shows, record, party with groupies, etc.

– If you don’t have a band he’ll be your personal assistant for a month (4-day work weeks, 10 am to 4 pm)

– Take a limo down to Tijuana and he’ll show you how it’s done (what that means exactly we can’t legally get into here)

– If you don’t live in Southern California (but are a U.S. resident) he’ll come to you and be your personal assistant/cabana boy for 2 weeks

– Take a flying trapeze lesson with Josh and Robin from NIN, go back to Robins place afterwards and his wife will make you raw lasagna