1 Mile North
are a band with a finely honed aesthetic sense. They don't sound
too bad, either. The Illegal Audio
project is a free CD to accompany the show Illegal Art: Freedom of Expression in the Corporate Age
, currently at CGBG's 313 Gallery
in New York, before moving on to Chicago
. Happily, in keeping with the free spirit of the venture, all the songs are also available as mp3 files - including quite a few where permission hasn't necessarily been forthcoming...
Keeping with the free ethos, David
recently linked to the breath-taking cynicism that is Coca-Cola's now abandoned (?) H2NO
campaign, which urged restaurateurs to broaden their customers' 'enjoyment' of their meals by with-holding boring old tap water. Guess which company's products would be offered instead?
is an online rant about the seemingly senseless round of demolition and reconstruction in the city. This Waterloo
station site is infused with a bit more humour, as it chronicles the station's slow decline from twenties majesty to shambling, shabby concourse. Check back here
for updates on the Mexican street graphics project, which puts a positive spin on urban shabbiness - crumbling plaster being an essential component.