Archive for September, 2011

From kids to juveniles

(Sep 30, 2011) It’s a bit annoying how a lot of bands feel the need to tell us how young they are. There is the MGMT song, “Kids”...

Like iTunes, with friends, and if the software designers didn’t secretly hate music

(Sep 30, 2011) Joining Spotify felt similar to walking into a record store for the first time – when faced with what feels like an unlimited se...

Grrrr block party

(Sep 30, 2011) The block party might just be the most fascinating thing to a Parisian, because since tourism is such an important part of the ec...

Paris Mexican Speakeasies

(Sep 29, 2011) Two years ago, everybody was crazy about the Pop Up bar in Le Marais, operated by the famous La Clique promoters (who also handl...

Tumblr and The Visual Collective Subconscious

(Sep 29, 2011) Is it too early to consider the role of Tumblr in rising awareness about our cultural subconscious? It’s funny how everybody cl...

The Sound Of Jaidene Veda

(Sep 26, 2011) House music has a lineage of fierce, independent artistic ladies. Divas, queens, ladies you don’t mess with. While a child o...

A Torontonian In Berlin

(Sep 23, 2011) Currently I am living in Berlin for a few weeks. Just a common visitor – one of many in this vibrant city and by no means any ex...

More New Forms From Vancouver’s Biggest Festival Experience

(Sep 22, 2011) I’m feeling old. When the brands you saw launch celebrate eleven years of existence, you begin to start checking for grey ha...

Freaks Get Naked

(Sep 21, 2011) Who is the infamous, schizophrenic, sexed up, self proclaimed “God of Rap?”  None other then Kool Keith aka Dr. Octagon and f...

The Technical Art Of Biophilia

(Sep 20, 2011) Trust in Bjork and she delivers. Twenty years of popping the pop bubble and she’s come along with the most intriguing way t...

Old Milwaukee Goes Pin Up

(Sep 19, 2011) Move over Pabst Blue Ribbon and make way for Old Milwaukee – the current beer of choice seen at house parties and events for th...

Revolution Cream Pie Style Now!

(Sep 19, 2011) As a child, the BBC’s Antiques Road Show used to amuse me no end. As the first real reality TV show, it always amused me to ...

The New Pied Piper Of Vancouver

(Sep 16, 2011) I was gonna use this as a platform to talk about Mark Brand’s latest project, the return of Save On Meats, but screw it, let...

Dutch Love

(Sep 15, 2011) I just got back from traveling through Europe and I have found Utopia: Holland! I’ve traveled in Europe before but had always av...

Perfectly Off-Kilter Design

(Sep 14, 2011) I’ve been internet stalking the Dutch design house Droog for a while now and was pretty excited to visit the showroom while I wa...