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www.uptownmag.com diversions One man, 500 shirts Minor Thread documents one fan's quest to wear all his band T-shirts www.alloneword.ca Anthony Augustine www.minorthread.com — If you are one of those obsessive col- lectors who still has every shirt you ever bought at a rock show, you will probably relate with the Minor Thread project — a fascinating look at band merch and one person's quest to work through his massive (500+) T-shirt collection without wearing the same one twice. Too bad the Spotify playlist for each band featured doesn't work for Canadians, because it's an easy way to discover new music or berefamiliarized with bands you may have forgotten about. Minor Thread bit.ly/twerking — You can pretty much blame Diplo for this Tumblr. Although he isn't the first DJ to work the low-end theory of music to make girls shake their ass on the dance floor, his recent single/video, Express Yourself, has taken things to another level. With home-shot twerking videos popping up on sites such as YouTube, someone has created a Tumblr that mashes an indie rock soundtrack featuring artists such as Animal Collective, Grimes and Arcade Fire with twerking clips from the web. Twerking to Indie Music bit.ly/Metallica_live — For some diehard Metallica fans, the three-year period with bassist Cliff Burton (which includes the 1983 landmark album, Ride the Lightning) was the band's defin- ing era in terms of lineup and sound. To commemorate the 26th year since Burton's death, the remaining members of the pion- eering metal act have made a live recording from the Ride the Lightning tour in Toulouse, France, available for free download. Metallica – Live in France (1984) MP3 of the Week: http://bit.ly/Police_Teeth—After three under-the-radar albums of uncompromising post-rock, Seattle's Police Teeth is poised to release its self-titled fourth album on Milwaukee's Latest Flame Records. Along with a video for the track, Emmanuel in Renton, you can preview Bellingham Media Blackout on its bandcamp page. Police Teeth (with a temporary replacement drummer) will be on a quick Midwest tour that hits Minneapolis on Oct. 19 at Hexagon Bar, just days after the release of the newalbum. The bill also includes Animal Lover, Big Box and The Toxic Shrews. Police Teeth – Emmanuel in Renton Video of the Week: culture writer. He can be heard every Tuesday morning at 8:55 a.m. on Hot 103 chatting about the web. Got a site you think he should see? Email him at anthony.alloneword@gmail.com or follow him on Twitter.com/anthonya. Anthony Augustine is a freelance music, technology and pop UPTOWN October 4, 2012 15 1 16 20 24 29 33 41 42 43 50 55 61 67 76 77 78 83 88 93 98 101 ACROSS 1 Brewing ingredient 34 38 44 56 51 52 57 62 68 72 79 84 89 94 95 99 102 21 Italian wine region 22 Pedigree 24 Chrysler LeBaron, e.g. (hyph.) 25 End of a Canadian address (2) 28 Lip 29 Category of sales figures 30 In this way 31 Capsule type 32 The Call of the Wild, e.g. (Robert Service) 6 Chair parts 10 News anchor Rinaldo 16 Like most junk mail 18 Fitting, archaically 19 Be abundant with 20 Bryan Adam's instrument, sometimes 33 Scholar 35 Ottawa astronaut MacLean 37 Ojibwa ceremonial shell 38 Summer fair in Toronto 39 Tuesday, in Trois Rivieres 40 Belfry denizen 41 White of The Daily Planet 44 OK with me 45 Low bridge over water 50 Saucer in the sky 51 Simian 54 Snack bar 55 Actress Hayworth 57 Tin Man's problem 58 Weather-resistant wood 60 Raspberry red, lemon yellow and orange orange cereal 61 ___ over (played down) 63 Dice game by Milton Bradley 66 ___-fi 67 Aura that produces goose- bumps 96 Fear of flying, e.g. 98 Sherbet flavour 99 Seep 100 Shout out 101 Sugar source for honey 102 Prickly lettuce or wild cucumber DOWN 1 Gross 90 91 96 97 100 103 103 Actor Sharon ___ (Cagney & Lacey) 2 Legislates 3 Normandy landing force 4 Visionary 5 Roofing goo 6 Collect 7 Downtime 8 Physics starter 9 Overly formal 10 Oscar Wilde play 11 Tolerate 12 Bar ___ 13 In ___ time 14 Lined up (3) 15 More out there 17 Author du Maurier (Rebecca) 23 Gemini's American cousin 26 Inning unit 27 Palindromic holiday name 30 Kim of eTalk 32 Packing a punch 34 TV taper 35 Soundness of mind 36 Trip to the stars 37 ___ Loma (Toronto museum) 39 Wire units 40 Actress Billie ___ (The Wizard of Oz) 83 Catches sight of 84 Part of a mushroom cap 85 Occupied 86 Nuh-uh! 88 Climbing plant 89 Battle location of July 1814 (2) 92 Hemispherical pearl 93 Inclined 95 Blacken 69 Dig for gold 70 Psycho character Norman ___ 72 Forrest's lieutenant 73 Latin-American girl 75 Euphoria 76 Lowlife 79 Toutin and poutine 80 Canadian political journalist Susan ___ C O N R A D G R E E C E A D A P T S S O R E 43 Palindromic motor part 44 Family squabbles 46 Transfixed 47 In the ___ way (badly) 48 Short-story writer Munro 49 Line on a graph (hyph.) 52 Primp 53 Moral standards 56 Parenthetical remarks 59 Italian peak 62 Cold spell 64 Encircled by 65 Black carving wood 68 Chastise 71 Writer Rand (We The Living) 74 Jeepers! (2) 75 Middle name of Stephen Harper 41 Expunge 42 Submit a tax return the modern way 85 92 63 64 69 73 74 80 75 81 82 86 87 53 2 3 Puzzle #196 • By Brian Paquin •www.cancross.com 4 Brian's Canadian Crossword 5 17 25 26 30 35 36 39 45 46 54 58 59 65 70 71 60 66 40 47 48 49 31 37 6 18 21 27 32 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 22 28 23 by Jonathan Ball, Registered Fraud www.jonathanball.com Haiku Horoscopes Aries (March 21 - April 19) Don't fret, by which I Mean please, please give up learning To play the guitar Taurus (April 20 -May 20) The distant shoreline Of your memory recedes Further with each punch Gemini (May 21 - June 20) Dragging a goose that Has bitten your pants and is Holding on? Of course Cancer (June 21 - July 22) How will you be all You can be when you won't join In army sex games? Leo (July 23 - Aug. 22) Help raise awareness Of sudden senseless death in An obvious way Virgo (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22) There's no way to tell If the umbrella has been Lying the whole time (Sept. 23 - Oct. 22)Libra Pray you'll be all right But don't pray to the god of Ironic prayers 80 Coiled hair 81 Make possible 82 Cause of livestock loss 84 Kipling's ___ Din 85 Revealed everything 87 Gets wind of 89 Dryer fluff 90 Batawa product 91 Kick back 92 Gangster's gal 94 Waterproof boot 97 Refuse to share Last Puzzle Solved C R A I G B L A T A N T R E L E N T O V E R T S I X B E L I N D A I M A X T I N E S T R A D E D A L E R T C A S K S H A R R I S E N C A M P F R I E N D E R R A N T C L A R K S O N P L A N K S B M O C A F A G A N I S B E S O T C A I N E S T A G S D O Z E D E M A N A T E D S T E V E N T E E M P T B O A T S E A R C H D A T E S M I N E R M I L E A G E S T O M B A C E P S O M M A N N A P R A M S #0195 C O M E O N T A B L E S B O T T L E D S A M R E A C H L I M A F L A T S P A S T A H A N C O C K P U K A V A L L E E N A I V E A D O R E D L O N G E D S W E E P S 76 MI5's Canadian cousin 77 Big name in cosmetics 78 Melancholic donkey of fiction 79 ___ Eleven (Burlington rock band) (Oct. 23 - Nov. 21)Scorpio Make sure that you don't Make a habit of using Black magic to kill (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21)Sagittarius Dig into the earth In your backyard and you'll find Hidden treasure: limbs Capricorn (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19) Don't tell me how to Live my life, or how I should Orchestrate your death (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18)Aquarius I approve of the Job you're doing holding back The flood of undead Pisces (Feb. 19 - March 20) Wherever you got That cup of eyeballs, you need To return it soon

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