Tuesday, August 31, 2010

The Wilderness Downtown

This interactive video(?) for The Arcade Fire is easily the most impressive thing I've seen on the web in a long, long time.

Notes: you have to get involved, but it's a simple process and pays off wonderfully. Also - view in Google's Chrome browser, if possible.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Arc Box

"Arc Box" - a beautifully designed compilation box set from experimental / noise label, Utech Records. More details here.

This is the sort of thing that makes MP3 files seem worthless.

Friday, August 06, 2010


NY Times article on Chinatown Fair, one of the city's few remaining old school arcades. I was a little surprised to learn how rare arcades are now. You'd think the communal vibe would have kept them hopping.

Wednesday, August 04, 2010


I just discovered Eatocracy, CNN's food site. The 5@5 feature is a quick, but interesting read - it's "a daily, food-related list from chefs, writers, political pundits, musicians, actors, and all manner of opinionated people from around the globe."

So now I know Wolfgang Puck thinks Pink Floyd goes well with steak and Cabernet.

Sunday, August 01, 2010


We all know how to make copies of CD's, cassettes and MP3s, but do you want to make physical copies of vinyl records? Here's how.

Captured: America in Color from 1939-1943 – Plog Photo Blog

The past, in color.