Archive for September, 2012

Berlinesque bar in Barcelona

(Sep 29, 2012)   Locals seem to be really keen on making Barcelona the Mediterranean Berlin. I guess its squat culture is just as healthy, but ...

Skrreeeee, psssshh, klang

(Sep 29, 2012) Barcelona’s experimental music scene has been straggling ever since William Bennett left Barcelona in the early 2000’s. It e...

Oh my Gosh! Drum and Bass is making a comeback

(Sep 28, 2012)   I’ve always maintained that the Amen Drum Break is one of the greatest musical innovations in the history of music, and than...

Picked up by aliens

(Sep 28, 2012) Animal Collective have the mixed blessing of being Radiohead for the hipster generation. Although I still maintain that Feels is ...

Scandohegemony

(Sep 28, 2012) I was recently in Copenhagen, and maybe it’s just because I got lucky with the sun, but I came away thinking everybody was exagg...

Innovations in the world of baseball cap design

(Sep 27, 2012)   Because life is unfair and God is punishing me, I’m currently going bald. Which is why for the last six months every time I ...

Let’s Tessalate

(Sep 27, 2012)   The fashion world is still obsessed with prints. Spring/Summer 2013 collections, especially those from designers closer to str...

Moratorium on 70’s shirts, please!

(Sep 27, 2012)   Dressing up to go out in Barcelona these days basically amounts to a competition to see who can wear the most extreme 70’s pr...

1980’s knitting machines make jumpers that are so 2012

(Sep 27, 2012)  Senyor Pablo’s knitwear uses 1980’s knitting machines to come up with jumpers that mix geometric patterns and colours in a ...

Stories that help to sell clothes

(Sep 26, 2012)   It’s no secret that brands have moved from obsessively building their profiles on social networks to creating content to fil...

Alien is a movie franchise with personality

(Sep 26, 2012)   Talking about how terrible the last Batman film was, is kind of unnecessary by this point. The last half decent thing I saw a...

Network would be a TV series today

(Sep 25, 2012)   I recently saw Network, the 1976 film about a TV stations war for ratings directed by Sidney Lumet. There are a lot of things ...

Sara-Vide Ericson

(Sep 25, 2012) Sara-Vide Ericson graduated from Sweden’s Royal Institute of Art a few years ago and was soon picked up by the prestigious Gall...

Cerebral party music without sounding like LTJ Bukem

(Sep 25, 2012) Nehuen is an Argentinian DJ based in Barcelona, one of the city’s most consistently interesting producers. He might have mad...

Sculpting Audio Gardens With Bon.zai

(Sep 25, 2012) Bon.zai could quite possibly be my favorite night going on in Vancouver right now. It has all the right ingredients. An unpretenti...