M3 asked Art Bears drummer Chris Cutler about the devaluation of music, the differences between SOPA & ACTA, and why print-centric copyright laws are struggling to cope with recording technology - http://m3event.wordpress.com/2012/05/25/interview-chris-cutler/
I used to think they were the furry sort of bears but then I thought, maybe they're the sort of bear like tolerate, put up with; bugbears, which makes more sense... their art is more of an ordeal. But then I thought, hang on Henry Cow WTF is that all about then. Now I just busk Freedom on a kazoo
Definitely AB is worth-listening. As for Civilization and 'Civilization' - these are misstaged tracks and reffers to track no.12 from [artist]Nouvelle Vague[/artist] album [album artist=Nouvelle Vague]Late Night Tales[/album]. And this track is a cover of [track artist=Art Bears]Civilisation[/track] (4:39) from Art Bears [album artist=Art Bears]The World As It Is Today[/album] album. The funniest thing is that those wrong tagged NV tracks are far more popular than properly tagged one. The sad thing is that french band playing mostly covers has almost 11.000.000 plays while AB 135.000...
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