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Tourists in our own town


12-Nov-13

Took advantage of the long weekend to spend a night and a couple days downtown, running around seeing Chicago.

Lego Record Store


07-Nov-13

So good. Made by Ryan Howerter.

“Sign Painters” Documentary


27-Sep-13

Looks like this will be a great visual essay on the craft. Hope it doesn’t dwell too much on “darn technology ruined it for everyone.” Either way, looking forward to seeing it. [vimeo clip_id=”61006621″ width=”600″ height=”337″] Via the Loyola blog.

I’ll Take It!


08-Jul-13

My wanted list from the current Wright Mass Modern auction. (Click images to view as big slideshow.) Many chairs: Charles and Ray Eames La Fonda chair 1961 estimate $500–700 Link →   Charles and Ray Eames DKRs, pair 1951 estimate $500–700 Link →   In the manner of Florence Knoll lounge chairs, pair c. 1965 […]

I want to build a camera


05-Jul-13

  A build your own 35mm film camera kit. From the Lomo guys—it’s called “The Konstruktor” and is a mere $35.  

Another Haul of Records…


24-Jun-13

Looking at my blog posts from the last couple weeks, one might conclude I have a bit of a problem… Sam invited me to join him at a great little record show in Michigan. Of which there are many, apparently. Uh oh. Listening to “Fear of Music” right now. Brilliant.

Wow: New Sigur Rós


20-Jun-13

The new album “Kveikur” is fantastic. Big, menacing sounds and their signature epic, soaring moments. Stopped me in my tracks.

Must be record season…


18-Jun-13

More?! Father’s Day found me with the day off and a record fair to attend…

Funky Friday


17-May-13

Streaming the new Daft Punk over at iTunes. An epic disco freakout! The first few tracks have some of the sleaziest guitar playing ever.

Iceage @ The Empty Bottle last night


11-Apr-13

Best described as an onslaught of sound. They put on a good show.