All I know is that within the year, when I turn 35, I really wanna slow things down a lot, maybe to 12 weekends a year, then start dwindling it down from there. (3D World)
Erick Morillo promises music lovers that hes still planning to retire from DJing in the not too distant future.
I am a techno guy but I dont listen to techno albums because I think they are boring. (Observer)
Frances next supernova producer Vitalic explains why his (fantastic) new album OK Cowboy is extremely eclectic.
Ive recently built my own late night bedroom at our house in North London, in which I sleep after especially late working nights. The windows have been crudely blacked out with numerous black dustbin liners. (JudgeJules.net)
Judge Jules admits he doesnt do dawns.
When youre dying, youre supposed to see a white light at the end of a tunnel. I was dying and there was nothing there. Not a thing. I still feel really cheated about that. (Standard)
Soft Cell star Marc Almond reveals his near death experience following his dreadful motorbike accident failed to illuminate as much as he expected.
I had my big kick and I dont need to do it again. I regret it all very much but I cant undo it. (Guardian)
Infamous German cannibal Armin Meiwes faces a retrial after judges decided his manslaughter conviction for eating willing victim Bernd Brandes was too lenient.
“In many forms of religion, music is associated with frenzy and ecstasy. Such music lowers the barriers of individuality and personality, and in it man liberates himself from the burden of consciousness.”
Joseph Ratzinger (aka Pope Benedict XV1) tells the Eighth International Church Music Congress in Rome in 1986 that rock music is a vehicle of anti-religion
Its just music for hairdressers isnt it? My daughters five and she fucking loves them. Say no more. (NME)
Red-blooded Oasis singer Liam Gallagher insists he doesnt feel threatened by Scissor Sisters.
Weve found a nation choosing not to conform. Theyre in the mood to punish. (Metro)
Marketing man Paul Edwards says Publicis new survey of British manners reveals that maintaining a stiff upper lip has vanished from UK culture.
“This idea of surveillance – there’s something unsavoury there. We’re familiar with the history of that in the former Soviet Union and Nazi Germany. I think it’s bad civics.” (Lexington Herald-Leader, US)
Frank Farley, an educational psychology professor at Temple University in Philadelphia, condemns US schools that are introducing $100 rewards for children who snitch on classmates.
“They said the experience has not worked. They are reclassifying marijuana . .. it’s dangerous and it impacts our society. (The Gleaner, Jamaica)
US drug warrior David Murray from the ONDCP tells Jamaica not to decriminalise cannabis, on the grounds that Britains partial reclassification has been a failure.
Jonty Skrufff (Skrufff.com)