Archive for April, 2011

Cheap Tasty Li’l Eats

(Apr 29, 2011) Montreal has a bad reputation as being a town where everybody eats French Fries all the time and I guess it’s kinda true. ...

Portlandia: Fail

(Apr 29, 2011) So I finally got around to watching Portlandia. People kept yapping about it on Facebook, and based on the name and the people wh...

Drab, Dark and Dreary

(Apr 28, 2011) Do you have a penchant for stories about drafty mansions, petticoats that bunch, and porridge that is just HORRIBLE? Well, I under...

Serge Gainsbourg

(Apr 28, 2011) Serge Gainsbourg + Jane Birkin He had a way with words, with melodies and song structure that taps directly into the soul.  It ca...

Volt, AG, Svinet

(Apr 28, 2011) A slew of new restaurants have recently opened in Stockholm, with more to come this autumn. My favorite of these would have to b...

Clams Casino and AraabMUZIK emerge from the shadows

(Apr 28, 2011) Producers Clams Casino and AraabMUZIK are too good of artists to be anonymous despite the luminous presence of Lil B and Juelz Sa...

Miranda July takes on The Future

(Apr 28, 2011) There’s no way I’ll be able to see all the movies I want to see at the SF International Film Festival this year, but ...

Handmade Revolution

(Apr 27, 2011) From the Nadinoo lookbook I follow dozens of style blogs from the fringes of the fashion industry. That’s what I like, the s...

Vancouver’s Favorite Meat Locker Gets Laid To Rest

(Apr 27, 2011) I come not to mourn the Lotus Sound Lounge but to praise it. By this time this gets online, the longest running home of electroni...

Con Vs Sura

(Apr 27, 2011) I am, and continue to be, a massive fan of Swedish renaissance man Patrik Söderstam’s work. He always continues to surpris...

The return of dyed hair to high fashion

(Apr 27, 2011) From Nicki Minaj and Rihanna to “emo” mall-kids with raver backpacks, it seemed that bright red or blue hair was ever...

The [Revenge] of Acid Wash.

(Apr 26, 2011) Okay let’s face it: it’s ugly.  Plain and simple, there’s no denying that the smattering of eroded paint-like ...

Twin Peaks and the power of Netflix Watch Instantly

(Apr 26, 2011) Lately the Twin Peaks series went instant on Netflix Watch Instantly, and so many people I know are re-visiting it or watching it ...

Americans might finally be ready for Anime made 10+ years ago

(Apr 26, 2011) For some reason, lots of my early adopter friends have been re-watching Anime feature lengths such as Ghost In the Shell and Akir...

There’s Something About Ableton

(Apr 26, 2011) As a musician and as a DJ, I don’t think my life would be the same were it not for Ableton Live. Almost a decade ago, Robe...