Saw https://open.spotify.com/track/6voBjlyjKJ51YmsuOhVxmM?si=89c6d2c7eb8e4873|mclusky on Saturday night, acerbic and great fun, the support were awesome too: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1zeT022vOyMGqBCTSs9qiI?si=QKAtEiegSayi6gjcHML1Ng|JOHN (they introduced themselves with “_We are John. I am John. He is John. We are John”_) - they’re a two piece and the drummer is also lead vocals.
OMG, so you know that _This place is not a place of honor... no highly esteemed deed is commemorated here... nothing valued is here_ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long-term_nuclear_waste_warning_messages|design for discouraging future civilisation from digging up our nuclear waste - I did not know about the https://www.businessinsider.com/the-plan-to-protect-humans-from-radioactive-waste-with-cats-2015-8|radiation cats
And so… https://open.spotify.com/album/4vjyQF6HpiJJb5TBhIDc8V?si=qGTLZwWeRWSwetGI-NPUoQ
Long-term nuclear waste warning messages are communication attempts intended to deter human intrusion at nuclear waste repositories in the far future, within or above the order of magnitude of 10,000 years. Nuclear semiotics is an interdisciplinary field of research, first done by the American Human Interference Task Force in 1981.
A 1993 report from Sandia National Laboratories recommended that such messages be constructed at several levels of complexity. They suggested that the sites should include foreboding physical features which would immediately convey to future visitors that the site was both man-made and dangerous, as well as providing pictographic information attempting to convey some details of the danger, and written explanations for those able to read it.
If you like wobbly synth sine-waves, then have I got the track for you https://open.spotify.com/track/2dXBGKusFEVysXoBhv9hmZ?si=1e4410c5138a47e2
Have a slightly trippy, 10 minute long epic with a _S…P…I…D…E…R…S_ lyric
And some great ferocious punk in my Discover Weekly https://open.spotify.com/track/087i47b4UAiA3Z3hfrP8qL?si=b357d2e459ce4c8d - when I first heard it without looking at it, I thought it was IDLES…