Jan.
13
2011
The Brit-ish Triangle : Britney Colonizes Dubstep

the britney triangle

Dubstep people should have started getting worried when Britney Spears adopted that terrible British accent. There’s a new trans-Atlantic triangular trade going down. UK-cultural stockpiles are being slavishly appropriated by American producers to ferment sugary,cross-genre electropop.

Dubstep, now thoroughly market-researched and sufficiently MTV- buzzified, has had its recipe deciphered (what a brain-burner that must have been) and bottled into high-proof, mainstream swill with a diluted ‘exotic’ musical appeal for the consumption of the masses. The meteoritic populariy of Spear’s “Hold it Against Me” has had various factions of the dubstep blogosphere in a sine wave wah-bbling uproar, but this isn’t the first time a UK-borne musical influence has passed through the Britney triangle:

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Dec.
31
2010
Five Tired Conversation-Starters to Leave Behind in 2010

We’re all guilty of it. The no-brainer ice-breaker.  When the chill is on, nothing works like baiting your convo with easy global issues.  It’s the social equivalent of fishing with dynamite, and its usually a last ditch effort when dealing with the general well-drink drunk fare. If you’re not clued in, here’s a cheat sheet to help separate you from 2010’s old news:
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