Archive for September, 2007

Beirut’s Bang on a Can

September 29th, 2007 by Jeff | 0

Damnit people, you’re not going to Take Away Shows enough. You haven’t even seen this video of Beirut singing Nantes behind a restaurant in Paris. And yeah, it’s the whole lot of them with tubas and garbage can percussion. Don’t miss the second one either, where Zach Condon goes into the bar singing with his ukulele and then…

Village Music

September 28th, 2007 by Jeff | 0

After 50 years, Village Music in Mill Valley is closing its doors for good this weekend. If you’ve never been, hurry up.

Jan Von Holleben

September 21st, 2007 by Jeff | 0

German photographer Jan Von Holleben’s series Dreams of Flying does a great job at capturing the spirit of kids’ imagination and creativity without being corny. And also check out the photos inspired by Dreams of Flying taken by kids.

Nicholas Hughes

September 19th, 2007 by Jeff | 0

You’ll be surprised at what English photographer Nicholas Hughes can do with just trees and water. More of his painterly ghost trees are on view at The Photographers’ Gallery in London through Nov. 3.

The Times, They Are Achanging

September 17th, 2007 by Jeff | 0

Starting at midnight tonight The New York Times is giving up on TimesSelect and will stop charging for parts of its online content. . The Times will also make available its archives from 1987 to the present without charge, as well as those from 1851 to 1922, which are in the public domain.. According to the paper, future ad revenue generated by the newly-freed content is expected to exceed the $10 million a year in revenue TimesSelect was producing.

Graphed and Indexed

September 14th, 2007 by Jeff | 0

Jessica Hagy makes some great diagrams and charts about the everyday.

James Spencer

September 11th, 2007 by Jeff | 0

I love these wrinkled old James Spencer photos from the 70s–especially the ones of Muhammad Ali and James Brown with a mustache. The interview is great, but watch the video too.

Don’t Stop the Cycle of Violence

September 3rd, 2007 by Jeff | 0

The Cycle of Violence tee from LA-based Protoculture is pretty great.

Jose Gonzalez

September 1st, 2007 by Jeff | 0

If there’s a hipster refrigerator magnet set out there, it will probably contain the phrase Jose Gonzalez in the back of a truck riding through Marfa.

Hand Soaps

September 1st, 2007 by Jeff | 0

These hand soaps creep me out.