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Kasabian

kasabian

Recent­ly Coldplay’s X&Y album dropped. Its just weird see­ing and hear­ing more about this music genre they call “Indie”. So yah, so far I can only dis­tin­guish this style of music if the band is from the UK. Its pro­l­ly because I only know two bands that for sure are cat­e­go­rized in this genre, Cold­play and Kasabi­an.

Speak­ing of Kasabi­an—these blokes rock rat-ass! Straight from the first track (club foot, my fav) of their self-enti­tled album, they set a great momen­tum that just takes you by sur­prise; and make you not want to get off of it. But hey, you dont have to take my word for it. I seri­ous­ly rec­om­mend cop­ping their album.

Oh yah, also sup­port the orga­ni­za­tion their help­ing out… makepovertyhistory.org. Not to men­tion, be a part of the Move­ment!

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Lyrics Born

Grab his debut CDLat­er That Day. Artist from the Bay…very cre­ative hip-hop album filled w/ influ­ences of Funk, Soul and R&B. This is an artist to be sup­port­ed, so go “buy” it. It was offi­cial­ly release long ago (i.e. Octo­ber 7, 2003) but re-invig­o­rat­ed recent­ly through his pop­pin’ live shows.

Here’s some­thing from giantpeach.com:

Lyrics Born’s debut album! Includes the “Call­in Out,” “Bad Dreams,” and “Do That There.” Fea­tur­ing The Gift of Gab, Lateef the Truth­s­peak­er, Joyo Velarde, Tom­my Guer­rero, The Poets of Rhythm, and Cut Chemist of Juras­sic 5!

What is… The Matrix?

wak­ing up damn ear­ly with noth­ing to do but design and do some lay­outs for the ecom­merce site—my brain had a men­tal block. i guess i need food or some­thing, that—and jump start my brain. so what did i decide to do, well this.

the matrix reloaded

you might say to your­self, “the matrix is a nerd movie”… but alas, i think you are half right. it has been one of the most talked about movies of our gen­er­a­tion. it deals with soci­ety and the human psy­che. if you’ve seen the first one, then good for you. if you saw the sec­ond one late­ly, the bet­ter. how­ev­er, the ques­tion now isn’t “what is the matrix?”… it’s “what is real?”

NOTE: if you haven’t seen the matrix reloaded yet, and don’t want me to spoil it for you, then skip this entry…

okay…bbl, hans got an extra tick­et to go to E3… time to see them game-mod­els haha… i’ll con­tin­ue this entry when i get back…peace.

…6 hours, and 3 days lat­er ^^

well, e3 was okay i guess… i still like the year when rex and i went for the very first time. maybe it’s because of the tomb raider dis­play booth! man-oh-man, can you say “patri­cia ford and lisa boyle…saaaarap!” and oth­er hot­ties around them, not to men­tion the very first lara croft game-mod­el. i think she posed for play­boy lat­er on after her con­tract w/ acclaim.

any­ways, where was i… oh yes, the matrix reloaded. well, i’ve heard a lot of mixed feel­ings about the movie. but i hate it when peo­ple say that it wasn’t all that. i just have to say, “remem­ber, it’s a series, and that it’s only part of a whole sto­ry.”

the matrix reloaded - trinity

my the­o­ry starts after real­iz­ing that the movie had almost the same chain of events as the first one. first one start­ed w/ trin­i­ty, sec­ond one start­ed w/ trin­i­ty. then neo wakes up on the first one, then neo wakes up on the sec­ond one—bottom line, par­al­lel scenes almost.

the matrix reloaded - architect scene

that just brings me to my sec­ond point, well the­sis… that zion, and the matrix are both not real—or are made-up. if you remem­ber the archi­tect scene (when neo was talk­ing to the old dude), where most peo­ple got lost, neo was giv­en a choice to either “rebuild zion” (start all over w/ a cou­ple of men and women), or save his love, trin­i­ty. this scene was very con­fus­ing, but dis­ect­ing it even clos­er, you would notice that the archi­tect when into detail about “the oth­ers” before him (neo) that were giv­en the same choice; and they all picked to “rebuild zion.”

i hope you get­ting my point or the­sis so far. if not, basi­cal­ly what i’m say­ing is that, zion and the matrix are both not real. they are both an opti­cal illu­sion, or part of the same pro­gram. a sim­ple flow dia­gram would be this:

the real world? » zion & machine world » the matrix

the matrix reloaded - stop bullets

how did i get to this? well, let’s mark some facts what the archi­tect said, as well as the ora­cle and mor­pheus. first, the archi­tect and the ora­cle already knew what deci­sion neo was going to make—up until neo went to save trin­i­ty (which will be the turn­ing point of the whole saga). sec­ond, the archi­tect already said that there were five oth­ers (like neo) that made the same choice before him; which is to save and rebuild zion. last but not least, the impor­tant part near the end of the movie that might prove my the­sis is when he did the same thing at the end of the first movie—he felt some­thing has changed, put up his hand towards the machines (as he did towards the bul­lets), and stopped them like he stopped the bul­lets.

now, why would you care about my the­sis? i don’t know, but it sure is one inter­est­ing movie. i hope that this was one inter­est­ing read that took up some of your time at work, or your bore­dom.

from my mind to yours, just say no to drugs?!