The DIY Revolution, Guitar Pics, and Credit Cards
The DIY revolution is taking over America. I find it interesting and very much in line with the artist bohemia of the 1960's. Now why the trend? Why are more people starting to create their own products and clothing lines? Some say it has to do with the creation of the portable drill. Others are quick to point out the reactions to corporations and their 'everything is exactly boring and mundance transparency.' I don't really know. Thankfully, I am ordering "DIY or DIE" on Netflix to find out.
According to Wikipedia:
"...Director Michael W. Dean allowed and even encouraged people to make copies for non-commercial use.
It features interviews with Lydia Lunch, Ian MacKaye, J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr, Jim Rose, J. G. Thirlwell of Foetus, Mike Watt, Richard Kern (filmmaker), Ron Asheton of The Stooges, Madigan Shive of Bonfire Madigan, Dave Brockie of Gwar and more..."
Speaking of the DIY revolution and its similarity to punk rock...
I saw this and thought, "Yes, finally! It's about time to find a use for faux credit cards that come in the mail!!"