Brainfeeder at the Bowl: A roundtable discussion with George Clinton, Flying Lotus and Thundercat – LA Times

Mikael Wood talks with George Clinton, Flying Lotus and Thundercat — funk visionaries from different generations — ahead of their joint Sept. 17 concert at the Hollywood Bowl.

Source: Brainfeeder at the Bowl: A roundtable discussion with George Clinton, Flying Lotus and Thundercat – LA Times

Perhaps telling of my taste or opinion of the contemporary music landscape, but this meeting of minds is the thing I’m genuinely most excited about in 2017. Not only are FlyLo and Thundercat relative vanguards of trans-genre impressionistic creative output, but they are carrying on the legacy under the guidance of one of the people who laid the gauntlet down in the first place – which once again singles out GC as a visionary.

Props where props are due! Keeping it locked for the new album.

Cuba Has a Lung Cancer Vaccine—And America Wants It | WIRED

Researchers will bring the vaccine stateside and track it for the FDA so it can be manufactured and sold in the US.

Source: Cuba Has a Lung Cancer Vaccine—And America Wants It | WIRED

This article should be called “Cubans develop vaccine for lung cancer” and should have been published 4 years ago.

It makes me angry that we’re only hearing about this now because suddenly The West wants a piece of it! Makes you wonder what else goes on in Cuba that we don’t know about.

Forget what you have been told about Cuba and the failure of Socialism – one of the world’s best healthcare systems, free arts and zero illiteracy? Poverty is relative to needs and wants, but of course I have no idea what really goes on in Cuba.