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Carsten Nicolai Bausatz Noto Limited Edition 10 LP Set

By On August 14, 2015

Wow [happening upon this 10-record set]. Whoa! [noting the price]. Sometimes it’s best to appreciate a design simply for the appreciation it exists. I believe this is such a case, with only… Read More

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A Panic Placated

By On June 22, 2015

Since moving from our one-bedroom Silver Lake apartment to a small Mount Washington home, increased water and energy use has been a concern. So much so I recently dreamt I had left… Read More

Photo: Gregory Han 2010 / Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art
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Attaining Affluence Through Simplicity

By On April 12, 2015

As we begin readying to move from our home of the last four years in Silver Lake to a new abobe just a few miles away at the start of next month,… Read More

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In Defense of Architecture

By On April 1, 2015

In the late 1990’s industrial designer Duncan Jackson fell in love with the Napoleonic defense towers built in the early 19th century, enamored by their history and the intricate and durable brickwork… Read More

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The Hands of Grand Central Market

By On February 7, 2015

I found myself most drawn not to the newest arrivals in Grand Central Market (though I wholeheartedly welcome their arrival), but those with hands and faces which seemed to match the history… Read More

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Elation for Precipitation

By On January 30, 2015

Opening the kitchen window, I could feel raindrops hitting my skin with the force of a typewriter’s typebar striking paper – pitter-PAT-punctuation – the air smelling strongly of petrichor, the percussion of… Read More

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Dream Stream: Mision (Canu Remix) – Sobrenadar

By On December 31, 2014

Paula Garcia and Javier Medialdea making beautiful music together as Sobrenadar.… Read More

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Looking Back Through the Window

By On December 31, 2014

My path has not been determined. I shall have more experiences and pass many more milestones. – Agnetha Faltskog There’s so much to cherish when reflecting upon the memories of 2014 (I… Read More

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A Body At Unrest

By On September 7, 2014

I’ve begun writing for San Francisco-based culture site, The Bold Italic. I’ll be focusing on the odds and ends of Los Angeles happenings with the philosophy of, “why the fuck not?” My… Read More

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An Arousal of Sensation

By On September 7, 2014

Artist Dawn Scarfe’s Listening Glasses sculptural installation invites an invitation to set aside passive hearing for active listening. The sounds captured are hauntingly dreamlike.… Read More