The new media does not feed us fully formed chunks, but broken chips and blips of imagery. We are required to piece an identity together to create a configurative or modular personality. This explains why so many millions are desperately searching for an identity.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

The Retroscope: 2 April

2 April 1983: Progressive Rock band, Pink Floyd scored their third #1 album with “The Final Cut”. This concept album was the last of the band’s releases to include founding member and lyricist Roger Waters. It was originally planned as a soundtrack album for the band’s 1982 film Pink Floyd – The Wall. The direction of the album shifted with the onset of the Falklands war as a gloomy critique of the conflict as well as the perceived betrayal of his father.
2 April 1987: U2 started their 29 date North American Joshua Tree tour at Arizona Activity Centre.

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