Laidback - International (SSR69 edit)
“I Saw Woodstock on Google Maps”
Sunday morning newsagent. On display: Red feat. Kirsten Durst, Vogue UK feat. Rosamund Pike, Harper’s Bazaar UK feat Claire Danes, AnOther Magazine feat. Kate Moss. MILAN FASHION WEEK
The good gigs are always the smaller gigs. The few I’ve done recently, just for fun, totally anonymously, were so much better than a normal gig: the soundsystem’s usually shit, but it’s really nice when nobody knows who you are. I did this normal gig at Glastonbury that was really good, and then I did one the next day, and only one or two people knew I was doing it. There was 10 people in a little bar in Glastonbury, dancing, when I got there. I DJ’d for about five hours, and by the end, it was just totally rammed. They slowly got attracted in. That was so much more fun.
Se Joshua Tree aveva venduto 26 milioni di copie e Achtung Baby 18, All That You Can’t Leave Behind ne aveva vendute 12 e How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb 10, l’ultimo No Line on the Horizon (2009) ne vende “solo” cinque milioni. Gli U2 degli anni Zero occupano ormai la parabola discendente dell’innovazione musicale. (…) Eppure, secondo una statistica pubblicata dalla rivista Billboard, nel decennio 2000-2010 gli U2 sono la seconda band che ha incassato di più, con una stima di 736 milioni di dollari (dietro solo ai Rolling Stones), nonché l’unica ad aver ottenuto tutti i concerti “sold-out”, sempre nello stesso arco di tempo…