Author Archives: xenochronic

About xenochronic

cultural relater, music guru, rennaissance dude

1998

In a time long ago and a galaxy not so far away… the year 1998: January: Nepalese police intercept a shipment of 272 human skulls in Kathmandu February:  Iraqi President Saddam Hussein negotiates a deal with U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, allowing weapons inspectors to return to Baghdad, preventing military … Continue reading

Posted in 1998, 90's, All Natural Lemon and Lime Flavors, alt rock, alternametal, Amon Tobin, art school, Autechre, avant garde, Beastie Boys, Big Lebowski, Bill Clinton, Boredoms, Chicago, Clutch, Coen Bros., college, college parties, comedy, dark humor, Darren Aronofsky, death, death metal, DJ Krush, DJ Spooky, Don Caballero, doom, downtempo, drum n bass, electronic music, experimental, Faith No More, film, future, Gang Starr, godspeed you black emperor!, google, Gorguts, groove metal, heavy metal, helmet, hiphop, Hunter S Thompson, Hurricane Mitch, idm, International Space Station, Japan, Josh Homme, live, Massive Attack, math rock, Meshuggah, movies, mp3, noise rock, Phil Hartman, post-rock, psychedelic, Queens of the Stone Age, radical, rock, Rush, social commentary, Sonic Youth, Squarepusher, summer, technical death metal, thrash, Tortoise, Unwound | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

1997

On March 4th of 1997, Bill Clinton banned federal funding of research into human cloning. In other news, HAL9000 is activated in the ‘2001’ universe on January 17th, 1997. In the Terminator milieu, Skynet is goin’ live on August 29th. Even … Continue reading

Posted in 1997, 90's, alt rock, alternametal, art school, Bill Clinton, Brutal Truth, Cheer Accident, Chicago, college, college parties, drone, duo, fantasy, future, grindcore, heavy metal, movies, Nebula, noise rock, Orange Goblin, Portishead, psychedelic, radiohead, rock, Rush, sci-fi, Subarachnoid Space, Thingy, Ween | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Weekly Beats February picks

Streaming Mix on 8tracks.com Here are my 20 picks from February, the songs that I thought all sounded on some next level creativity. After two months, it seems that this is going to be quite a sonic journey throughout 2012. Dataline – … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, alt rock, atari, downtempo, electronic music, experimental, future, idm, industrial, internet, mellow, Nintendo, noise, Progressive, psychedelic, sci-fi, soundtrack, synth, winter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1996

All kinds of notable events occurred in 1996, like when a blizzard hit the east coast region with a brutal 2 and a half feet of snowfall early in the year… which was followed up by the North Cape oil … Continue reading

Posted in 1996, 70s, 90's, alt rock, alternametal, Aphex Twin, art school, Carcass, cars, cassette, college, college parties, dark humor, death, doom, drone, electronic music, film, funk, future, groove metal, heavy metal, hiphop, idm, industrial, jazz, kraut rock, live, melvins, Mike Patton, Ministry, noise, noise rock, politics, punk, radical, rock, sci-fi, Sepultura, social commentary, star wars, Stereolab, synth, technology, The Empire Strikes Back, thrash, Tipsy, tool, tribal, Unabomber, Unwound | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Weeklybeats.com January 2012 picks

Weekly Beats is a website challenging the musician, sound artist, or electronic music composer to create a new track every week for the year of 2012. As a participant I have had a lot of fun during the first month, … Continue reading

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1995

’95 was kicked off by the World Trade Organization replacing the General Agreement on Tarriffs and Trade. It had the usual large earthquakes, avalances, hurricanes and other natural disasters. Hackers hacked some of the US’s most secure computer systems. The … Continue reading

Posted in 1995, 90's, alt rock, alternametal, cassette, Don Caballero, future, groove metal, heavy metal, Jackie Chan, live, lucrative, Mike Patton, Mr. Bungle, natural disasters, noise rock, punk, radical, Rob Crow, rock, sci-fi, star wars, summer, synth, technology, tool, Unwound, Wesley Willis | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1994

“What is the internet, anyway?” Bryant Gumbel not only does not know what the internet is, he doesn’t know what an @ is. This video was quite a hilarious find… even if it is off camera. Gumbel seems to think … Continue reading

Posted in 1994, 90's, Acid Bath, Adrian Belew, alt rock, alternametal, Brant Bjork, comedy, dark humor, death, failure, Godflesh, groove metal, grunge, heavy metal, industrial, internet, Josh Homme, Justin K. Broadrick, Kyuss, NIN, Nirvana, noise rock, Portishead, punk, radical, rock, summer, thrash | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment