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Posted on 2010.01.15 at 23:43
Current Location: US, California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, S Victoria Ave, 1188
Mood: good.

on my way to the club some guy bummed a smoke off of me and told me i looked like the devil.

"really? you should see the rest of these motherfuckers."

sipping my red bull & vodka in the back of the power noise room, and a hot DJ is playing what sounds like trancey ghetto-tech.

i got back to california in august, but tonight i'm home.


betternewthings at 2010-01-16 08:02 (UTC) (Link)
I never saw you as the sort of guy who would be "home" in LA. A little too flaky and shallow a place for a guy like you, I'd guess.

Then again, I'm permanently homeless (although I own part of a house)
Generation Y's Howard Beale
dk at 2010-01-16 08:53 (UTC) (Link)
i don't think it's fair, or correct, to make sweeping generalizations about people based on where they live.

i haven't talked to everyone, but everyone i have talked to has thanked me for my service and taken a demo. maybe i'm being naive, but they seem real enough so far.
betternewthings at 2010-01-16 17:06 (UTC) (Link)
Fair enough - most my LA interactions came from dot-com stuff, where I got the whole materialistic, flaky, and shallow experience. There is a very good chance that the only thing in common with all those dysfunctional experiences was ... me.
Things Gone and Things Still Here
jette at 2010-01-17 18:01 (UTC) (Link)
Actually the core population of LA is rather down to earth. There are more blue collar industries there than the bay area, which helps smooth it out a little bit. Most of the flaky shallow people are from other places who think that's the way you're supposed to act when you get there, similar to how most of the commie vegan lesbians in the Bay Area are from Minnesota or upstate New York. ;-)
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Generation Y's Howard Beale
dk at 2010-01-19 05:27 (UTC) (Link)
that's one of the things i like about power noise- it's a free-form genre, lots of interesting stuff to be heard- as long as it's aggressive and distorted the crowd eats it up. can't wait to get booked and dish out some techno-inspired rudeness.
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