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|December 21, 2014 | Found Images

La Mona

Various And Sundry

|December 19, 2014 | Various And Sundry

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* All about UFO

 

* Probably mainly of interest to people who are from Chicago and were teens in the 1980s : Medusa’s

 

* All about designing a logo

 

* How some video stores are thriving in the age of Netflix : Not Dead Yet

 

* 15 days crossing the Pacific Ocean on a cargo ship : “ Why are you on this vessel?” said with raised eyebrows and an amused smile that suggests, You’re a fucking moronSlow Boat From China

 

* An unsteady history of drunkenness : Blurred Forms

 

* Canada‘s only record-pressing plant is closing, moving to the USA

 

* One million mummies : also, graffiti from Pompeii

 

* On, among other things, America’s burgeoning condiment monoculture

 

* All about Dee Dee

 

* Some fantastic goddamn signs

 

* All about modesty

 

* What did ancient music actually sound like? This, maybe

 

* “Something happened that nobody can make a movie between $500,000 and $80 million. That can’t be possible.” The death of mid-budget cinema

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Also, this motherfucking jam, which was, hearing it on the radio, a magical song to me when I was, I don’t know, 12 years old. They did not play it very often.

 

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|December 17, 2014 | Found Images

The World Is Coming To An End!

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|December 17, 2014 | Found Images

Fight The Impossible And Win

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|December 17, 2014 | Found Images

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|December 17, 2014 | Found Images

Headquarters Of Youth Gang In Northern Brooklyn

You’re Welcome

|December 16, 2014 | Video

She Patty Hearst

|December 15, 2014 | Video

I feel like this is the first time in a very long time that I’m hearing music that is both angry and intelligent. It feels good, you know? ( also : Darryl Jenifer )

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|December 15, 2014 | Gear

I just love the way this thing looks. No idea how it sounds, but click on it for the link if you’re interested.Kauffman Aurora Overdrive

And Now For Something Contemporary

|December 15, 2014 | Video

The Heroes Of Film

|December 14, 2014 | Video

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|December 14, 2014 | Found Images

Beastie Boys

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|December 14, 2014 | Found Images

Rudnichny

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|December 13, 2014 | Found Images, Gear

Guitar Synth

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|December 13, 2014 | Found Images

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|December 12, 2014 | Found Images

The Weather Project

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|December 12, 2014 | Found Sounds

Teisco

Various And Sundry

|December 5, 2014 | Various And Sundry

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* The music from the films of Jim Jarmusch : also, all about Vangelis‘ score for Blade Runner, and the classical music used in Stanley Kubrick films

 

* The Vintage Guitar Catalogs site is back!

 

* NYC 1981

 

* All about the antique rubber blocks that are washing up on beaches all over Europe

 

* EFFECTS PEDALS, the glorious motherlode

 

* For my friends with small children, music for babes

 

* Hey, look at that – Spot has a book

 

* For the olds, some serious nostalgia

 

* The leaning towers of Shanghai

 

* An extremely in-depth look at the movie Alien

 

* Some photo fun here

 

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Various And Sundry

|November 28, 2014 | Various And Sundry

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* The dark continent is BIG

 

* That Steve Albini thing, in its entirity

 

* Fantastically wrong

 

* “ This strange death of bohemian England — and everywhere else, for that matter — was a topic of discussion while I was staying with Hockney this summer to work on a book project. We did not really come up with a full explanation, although we speculated that a more earnest zeitgeist and the disappearance of cheap rented property both played a part. “

 

* Nico Icon, in full

 

* Welcome back, old friend

 

* Marion Barry : guardian angel of punk rock

 

* Quite a few questions about Easter Island, answered

 

* An old record is much more than just the music it contains : it tells the ( imagined ) story of its past owners 

 

* Here’s a radio show that made quite an impression on me : In The Dust Of This Planet

 

“ That’s the Dillard’s dead zone. Nothing can survive over there. ” The twilight of the indoor mall

 

* Hipster business name generator

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A Thanksgiving Prayer

|November 27, 2014 | Video

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