MMA – February 27, 2012


Kruder and Dorfmeister – Depeche Mode Remixes – Useless

Rather interesting article on them too!

The Notwist – Neon Golden -One with the Freaks

The Postal Service -Give up! – Such Great Heights

Cut Copy – In Ghost Colours – Strangers in the Wind

WORDS literary collective

Interview by Alanna MacNevin featuring an interview with Dean Spade on the book ” Normal Life”

Source from “Wait—what’s wrong with rights?

Much of the legal advocacy for trans and gender nonconforming people in the US has reflected the civil rights and “equality” strategies of mainstream gay and lesbian organizations—agitating for legal reforms that would ostensibly guarantee equal access, nondiscrimination, and equal protection under the law. This approach assumes that the state and its legal, policing, and social services apparatus—even its policies and documents of belonging and non-belonging—are neutral and benevolent. While we all have to comply with the gender binaries set forth by regulatory bodies of law and administration, many trans people, especially the most marginalized, are even more at risk for poverty, violence, and premature–or social–death by virtue of those same putatively neutral legal structures.

Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of Law raises revelatory critiques of the current strategies pivoting solely on a legal rights framework, but also points to examples of an organized grassroots trans movement that is demanding the most essential of legal reforms in addition to making more comprehensive interventions into dangerous systems of repression—and the administrative violence that ultimately determines our life chances. Setting forth a politic that goes beyond the quest for mere legal inclusion, Normal Life is an urgent call for justice and trans liberation, and the radical transformations it will require.

An attorney, educator, and trans activist Dean Spade has taught classes on sexual orientation, gender identity, poverty and law at the City University of New York (CUNY), Seattle University, Columbia University, and Harvard University. In 2002 he founded the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, a collective that provides free legal services and works to build trans resistance rooted in racial and economic justice. In 2010, The Advocate named Spade one of their “Forty Under 40.” Utne Reader named Spade and Tyrone Boucher on their list of “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World” in 2009 for their collaborative project Enough: The Personal Politics of Resisting Capitalism, an online journal focused on the personal politics of wealth redistribution. He blogs at

ebook coming soon!”

Also a mention of Montreal’s media coop:


Rae Spoon :  Tracks played  ” Ghost of a boy ” and ” I can’t wait to hear the noise”

Here’s another fun track and video to enjoy:

Btw, you might want to also check this event out : Radical Queer Semaine workshops / venues :

Current Affairs : Democracy Now Headlines

Documentary Films

Cinema Politica documentary series around the world continues…

Briga – Turbo Folk “Lela” , check out her many songs exploring stories of lost times …

JahNice+ Sonneur Ep “Clavier Automatique” et “Sur Terre” (part 2)

Found an old interview featuring another band (omegadom!) who was on the show years ago !

Weather and Bike Courrier Report

Nicholas Bike Courrier Report (in Frenglish for a change et pourquoi pas? )


Then onwards to the highly anticipated interview with: DJ Brace  (

Follow on too!

On location at Laika lounge  during his live dj set ( – producer’s note: Always have & always will love that place!)

Music played during mma first and second hour : Nostomania NH 4 &  Synesthasia NH 24.

Check out the art we chatted about as well as some  new and old videos too !

Upcoming releases and events from Nostomania Records:



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