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These arresting ethereal images seem to be the product of contemporary art direction heavy on nostalgic whimsy. In fact they are from 1913. These are autochromes by one artistically inclined engineer, Lieutenant Colonel Mervyn O’Gorman, of his niece[?] in Lulworth… Continue Reading →
Love, love, love this song. It’s “old” now, from 2007, back when the hipster movement was just starting to gain traction around the world. Ironic and witty. Your gran’s got her own logo.
Not everybody’s cup of tea (but they’re wrong), Paco Loco is arguably the most important producer of the Spanish indie-garage scene. Strictly left-field, an essential part of Monkey Week* [El Puerto de Santa Maria variants]. Los Jaguares de la Bahía… Continue Reading →
I prefer her track Malamente but this _video_ is a hum-dinger. Perhaps this more downbeat and mantra-like song helps the cinematically stylised symbolism shine through. Like a flamethrower.
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Who knew The Frug was a dance craze of the sixties? Perhaps you’ve seen the 1969 Shirley MacLaine movie Sweet Charity the above gem comes from? Nor me.
Google Labs have been busy again. Have a look at their new beta YouTube product: SnoopaVision today! Fabulous. As promising as Gmail Motion I reckon….
Found this link to a whole bunch of mostly crassly sexist adverts from way back but but there’s other NO-NOs in there too: TOP 48 ADS THAT WOULD NEVER BE ALLOWED TODAY. Still not seen Mad Men yet but I… Continue Reading →
Spotted on Hicksdesign. They liked it, I concur.
[thanks to my favourite Geekologie]
Jason Forrest, "War Photographer", Shamelessly Exciting, Sonig Records, Dir. Joel Trussell. Mash it up.
…or xkcd is inspired today What’s Burma Shave? Tom Waits made me wonder with his song of the same name a couple of years back. It’s a beautiful song.
The great work of others pt1 The great work of Jim Schomberg. Found thanks to Steve Smith’s Tumblelog.