Category Archives: sci-fi

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

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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

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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

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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

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1990

The 90’s I remember to be split into 2 halves: the first half beginning with what looked to be a hypercolored extension of the 80’s, where extremeness had just begun to outdo itself, over and over and over again. The … Continue reading

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1988

Over time, My Bloody Valentine has grown to be one of my favorite bands. I didn’t actually hear ‘Loveless’ until around ’98, and I had a good 5 years of listening to just that album and none of their other … Continue reading

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1987

Robocop is one of the greatest movies of all time. It is ahead of its time… it tackles as subject matter corrupt corporatism, man’s struggle with technology, rampant violent crime, and a futuristic democratic society trying to find itself amidst … Continue reading

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