90's Nostalgia

I dont understand why this new generation is so damn nostalgic! Kids born in the 90s, are obsessed with the 90's. I think us older cats (did I just call myself older?!?!) have pinned the youngins in a corner. So many creative types and music junkies yearn "for the way things used to be" so much that its gotten young folks all confused and desperate for that same feeling. It's too early for all that.

Know what I think... older nostalgic-able dudes, keep reminding us but don't require people to obey. Younger dudes, do your job by building spaceships and creating fresh shit! (for real fresh shit, like new fresh shit, not 1983 "fresh" ) Now the two of you stay in your corners and do ya thing. -18aC
In response to Blockhead's post on the Def Jux blog-o-log...


I wish i made this.


The Renaissance of the River City.

Back when I damn near lived in Arcadia Studios, I was approached by a super cool chick named Carson. I don't know if she knew me in advanced or just decided it on site, but she pulled me in on a documentary regarding the exploding art scene in St. Louis. The video hits a wide range of artists and hotshots in the city. Get your popcorn!    

 by Carson Minow – a short documentary on the cultural and social restoration of Saint Louis City. 


photos from NYE

Some live action... and yes those are my grandparents.



dont kill bugs

Story from North America (FULL VERSION!) from Kirsten Lepore on Vimeo.


Scraps from the JunkYard: no.4




XLr8r's 08 best lists from the artists

Here at the Empty Plate we've come to the conclusion that we like lists. Well at least 18AC and I do. He's a peep at what some musicians listed up on XLR8r. Besides Nosaj is the dude. It's a lil bit old but who cares. Its 09!



Take Rings Off!

When I first heard this track It caught me off guard! It was my first time hearing M.O.P. but I knew I wasn't the only lil dude getting hype off this. Funny how Sesame St. worked the same way. As a youngin I wasn't buzzing about the street, but later on I figured out how big it was...just like M.O.P. 
...too bad M.O.P. is getting old... just like Sesame St. video re-edits....


What are our children playing with.

This is a BB GUN! This looks like something i would use to kill a fucking triceritops! Welcome to 2009. Where your child's arsenal is more gangster than yours.