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Justin Farrar @JustinFarrar Grand Rapids, MI

Interests: Music, radical politics, weirdness, metaphysics, obscure culture and history.

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Joined Twitter 4/30/09


“... young people are saying now: ‘Give us a chance to be [...] respected as a [human], as we know this country wa… https://t.co/lWDfc3yhED
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6/2
2020
Michigan! There is a new bail fund, the Michigan Solidarity Bail Fund, & they intend to help as many people targete… https://t.co/lynaxq32jt
Retweeted by Justin FarrarEvery fucking Democrat who voted to give Trump a humongous military budget, while claiming that he’s dangerous for… https://t.co/N7RFjiOBqS
Retweeted by Justin Farrar @JNiemandweet Hell yeah! @RadioMisterioso Very cool. Thanks!Playing heavy music for heavy times tonight on @WFMU / 10pm ET @ https://t.co/yXD9B4yZ3n. https://t.co/Mckv4auidB
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6/1
2020
@RadioMisterioso Gotta ask a question: at the end of your 1st convo w/Whitley Strieber (an excellent one, btw) you… https://t.co/WXx3e32sZO @nuekerk Dr. West is so powerful in this clip.
5/31
2020
@danselzer @davegkelly @JonSavage1966 Damn. Gene is ripped.Once again, I'm typing the words key thread from @ztsamudzi. https://t.co/OxbhLdXbTePlease be aware that I am a civil rights attorney and will do pro bono work for anyone arrested in tonight's politi… https://t.co/fFADGk8IL5
Retweeted by Justin Farrar @avantghettonyc @PacificRange I'd be down for that.Thanks to @avantghettonyc for getting the word out about @PacificRange. Digging new record. Rooted in classic West… https://t.co/svCJemKEOphttps://t.co/ghawjYBEzP
Retweeted by Justin FarrarHeavy song, moving rendition from @JoanShelley and @twosandfews. https://t.co/So5j4qsuDQA thread definitely worth reading from @IGD_News. https://t.co/CLSFL9gVpM @SamAdlerBell I think you're right! @AbstractTruth Life = super intense right now. Need some owl pix injected into the mix.Last owl update of the day (I promise): nest has been located. Two more barred owlets staring down at us. https://t.co/DzrP0rBcgF @avantghettonyc I'm watching Billy Strings, who just wrapped up a psychedelic version of "Little Maggie." @FansBelongHere @bstrings1 @capitoltheatre Just to watch I'm getting an "off air" screen. Did it start yet, or am I having an issue? Thanks!
5/30
2020
I like to talk up @IGD_News, but right now their reporting is even more important. They post tons of links and shar… https://t.co/JSxdF9CMtpDefinitely diving in. https://t.co/jNdHgoDVDySquirrels body checked owlet twice today. The first skirmish involved two running at owlet then throwing their asse… https://t.co/2c4csx1AS6Barred owlet updates with pix. 2 of owlet; 1 of mom/dad watching me. Really exploring today while mom/dad watch fr… https://t.co/q8t4au4FkD @thetrillbillies A phenomenal singer. So much character and drama.Jake Xerxes Fussell doing a live-in-home set. Very cool. You can also find links to performances by @kayla_itasca a… https://t.co/dTsHj11i59 @jknotjk I have been reading about what owl visitations mean in terms of prophecy.
5/29
2020
@Scazzafazza Fuckin' pretty owls.Matched, my friend. Heads up to everybody else: if you can match, that would be amazing. https://t.co/q7CtAj4rwj https://t.co/DfVeABotTfgonna repost this guide to bystander intervention and de-escalation for people who need it (contains info on copwat… https://t.co/Dxc8rPvPbe
Retweeted by Justin FarrarNot in the title, but Ola Belle Reed's "I've Endured" turns the title into a question during the chorus. Shifts the… https://t.co/6Pllcb1SZ4Excellent thread from @ztsamudzi. Afterwards, dig into the epic thread from @Trillharmonic that she retweets. https://t.co/VxZCyTv5NDA couple more pix of the barred owlet in our yard. https://t.co/QRQZ775f3xI've mentioned the barred owls in our yard a bunch. They are celebrities on the block. One of the owlets leaves the… https://t.co/oAAyN52APJ @KeriLeighMerrit For sure!If you're watching the protests unfold in Minneapolis, please consider donating to the Minnesota Freedom Fund, whic… https://t.co/TWmUCZKviu
Retweeted by Justin FarrarA vital read from historian @KeriLeighMerrit. https://t.co/iVg9H1slzC @jpreyes90 Such a big part of the noisy/hardcore/weirdo zones I traveled in throughout the '90s and into the early '00s.So in my zone, @allisonhussey. My show on @GimmeCountry is named after the Feats' tune "Strawberry Flats." https://t.co/qFPodaBvIh
5/28
2020
@slagthompson Van Ronk, yes, and Mississippi John Hurt and I think Sonny Terry.The one and only. #johnleehooker https://t.co/KdYdUBNFDF @slagthompson Agreed. Doc was special. Got to see him a couple years before he passed away.For those outside MI, it wasn't the rain responsible for dam failures; it was privatization. People have lost every… https://t.co/p9ZuzvkEG8Good on @bstrings1 for grappling w/the murder of #GeorgeFloyd across his social media. Billy is in the bluegrass zo… https://t.co/CJtUZTp3teExcited for this. #docwatson https://t.co/1IfFnNslUYEngaging/engrossing conversation with Salazar. I grew up in the age of Red Dawn/red scare propaganda, so to have a… https://t.co/2ui3RcMIEnSuch a fun read by @betaworldpeace. https://t.co/PcthcCCjzS
Retweeted by Justin Farrar @JNiemandweet I need to hear this.Laughing at us for buying into their two-party shtick. https://t.co/dkRra43MrT @davidlparsons Seriousness cuteness. Our younger one is a beast of a cat, too.
5/27
2020
Check it out... #alicecoltrane... https://t.co/KW2fA8VyFy @FPERecs That one looks great. @buckcurran I'm always going on and on about early PPL. Ronson's playing on this is aces. @FPERecs Their designers/programmers def were heads.A Ronson guest spot that I LOVE: https://t.co/8LAJnwHeDs. #pureprairieleague https://t.co/84T4GwbcEmCurrent #delmccouryband line-up (plus Travelin' McCourys w/Cody Kilby on guitar) should go down as one of the great… https://t.co/vKmCcOyISb @FPERecs Me too. Imagic had those silver cartridges with the added lip at the end. https://t.co/LdIGq6SnmIJust about anything Imagic released for Atari 2600. https://t.co/vLTjf3J0QuPraise for Paul Simon slipping into my feed. Dark times.
5/26
2020
I have a deep sadness in my heart, being unable to return home for our spring ceremonies. But I support our Lakota… https://t.co/DlMztxeBHG
Retweeted by Justin FarrarThe @nytimes COVID cover invokes the Vietnam Veterans Memorial ("the wall"), a blank catalog of names totally detac… https://t.co/d7ZMcDMCgF
Retweeted by Justin FarrarI guess this means he slept just fine as the Bush regime slaughtered and tortured humans across the Middle East and… https://t.co/c5x4CtlUjRWhat do statements like this even mean? Talk about a painful lack of political imagination. This person invokes Woo… https://t.co/rjf779frAtTo give GWB any credit at all--which you & so many other libs do--is fucked up. He is a racist, war criminal & mass… https://t.co/rtN6qDOiJyLiberals love GWB. https://t.co/QYLJSFzgyUFantastic footage of Joe and Odell Thompson from the '80s: https://t.co/ebojU2XCGf. #oldtimemusic #stringband.@avantghettonyc going deep into the Dylan-zone tonight. https://t.co/O4x8GBs5AP(1) Older kid in my neighborhood spent time on computer interacting with people. This was way early. He played Farm… https://t.co/2TZsYpE62x
5/25
2020
My Twitter pal @sandungacat always turning me onto to great music. Someday, I will make it down to PR for a proper… https://t.co/5iCzJ4ogbYI can’t imagine that, but I can remember him golfing while murdering thousands of people via drones. https://t.co/vdJzuJhZ1r
Retweeted by Justin Farrar @sandungacat As always, thanks for these recs, my man! I have a feeling they will suck me in. @modernistwitch Same here in MI. Ridiculous. @sandungacat Where do I begin? @ronniemccoury @DelFest What a line-up right now!Jumping into #delfestathome. On stage right now: Del, Sam, Ricky and Ronnie... just to name few. https://t.co/rLHmLfBUsX @daily_corpse That is far out! Orbs are biggies in terms of key paranormal things. As a child, I had a weird seance… https://t.co/zCboHnNisVKid Rock's America in all its fucked-up glory this weekend. Brutal shit. @daily_corpse Not my own. My wife & roommates lived in a haunted house in K'zoo during college. Just about every ro… https://t.co/8hU189ATpD @JohnELTenney I don't think it's unreasonable at all to question. Scientists have pushed earliest U.S. cases furthe… https://t.co/vLsP4DMujzSpending the entire summer in my backyard. High as a kite. Listening to The Stanley Brothers' gospel recordings and… https://t.co/7L0D5TADpaCheck it: livestream from #imaginarysoftwoods (@MineralDisk) this afternoon... https://t.co/A8azSLjceWPosting a #bluegrass tune for #BobDylan's b'day. Let's go with Tim O'Brien's "The Wicked Messenger." This is from h… https://t.co/9okKujJu9DSpot on, and extends to so many different activities. https://t.co/IUIzNHbFNC @ztsamudzi Just brutal @ztsamudzi If what I'm seeing in this vid is correct, these freakers are surrounded by beautiful nature (lake, hill… https://t.co/wkNzo1lVlrI should also mention: the show contains a set of Dylan-meet-bluegrass tunes that I put it together a couple of wee… https://t.co/xKzJzzrVjdMy latest episode of Strawberry Flats on @GimmeCountry *re-airs* this morning at 11 a.m. EST / 8 a.m. PST. Tunes fr… https://t.co/gScS0hm4Al @avantghettonyc Classic clip! @UrOrientalist @RokhlK For me, I think it's a tie between this and 3 Women for best Altman. Love them both.The late night go-to for stoner vegetarians. https://t.co/r9MADPT0ggThis @trvlnmccourys set is seriously expansive, jumping from jazzy, chamber-grass to a folk-rock rendition of "Fal… https://t.co/9ON71sTQue @maximillian_alv @proteanmag Sure thing. Great writing (as always), Max!
5/24
2020
Well I'm tired of working my life way And givin' someone else all of my pay While they get rich on the profits that… https://t.co/OU7fxWkwJHGreat thread & amazing clip featuring Nelson Mandela who eloquently dismantles the faux-humanitarian facade of U.S.… https://t.co/1D7uxEwWhOThis @proteanmag-published piece from @maximillian_alv is aces. This line from the beginning--"His baseball cap had… https://t.co/ldtF3RNSVv @tabsout Six Feet From Paradise: How to Hold a Rave in the Age of Covid-19. @MatthewRegula The whole package was far out because getting into Priest also meant opening yourself up to their in… https://t.co/wGCXikUVb5Imagine being able to travel back in time and listen to Stained Class (or Sin After Sin or Painkiller or Screaming… https://t.co/syhnLbPYKv
5/23
2020

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