Category Archives: linkage

Link Review: weblogs round-up

The final push. The following is an annotated list of all the weblogs listed in our sidebar. Way back when things began, the weblog seemed to be the dominant mode of expression online – independent, characterful, innovative, fast-moving and steered, … Continue reading

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Link review: Publications

Time for another sift through the sidebar, updating as we go. The ‘publications’ section originally referred to websites of print magazines, but over time it came to mean sites that have the same ethos as a magazine, even if they … Continue reading

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Link Review: Music and People

After last year’s epic link reviews – design, art and photography, architecture and collections and archives, we’ve been putting off running through the other sections of our sidebar. Here, at last, is the list of music sites. // Anti-Gravity Bunny, … Continue reading

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Books about things

Grim London, a macabre map of the capital / McMansion Hell, the ten circles of housing insanity / A Brief History of the Studio as an Instrument, over at the Ableton website / The Adventures of Tintin: Breaking Free, anarchism … Continue reading

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Sitting in a tin can

Atomic: Living In Dread And Promise is a documentary about the nuclear age. You can watch it here, for now, but capture some of the menace and dread with Mogwai’s soundtrack / 67 Years of Lego Sets, an analysis / … Continue reading

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In search of lost time

A Split-Screen Tour of Los Angeles, Seventy Years Ago and Today (via Coudal) / an analysis of the art, design and story of Kentucky Route Zero, a new episode of which was released this week /Meet Graham, artist Patricia Piccinini‘s … Continue reading

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Friday thoughts

Vimeo’s Experimental, remixes and supercuts page is worth keeping an eye on / Space Dashboard: massive data dump from multiple sources and sensors on Earth and beyond / Unpleasant design and hostile urban architecture, or building benches that people don’t … Continue reading

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Spatial explorations

Many wondrous things to peruse at the Bonhams Space History sale / sort of related, ‘These People UFO So Much Harder Than You‘ / beautiful landscape paintings by Fred Ingrams / architectural paintings by Daniel Rich / computer art and … Continue reading

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Small link assemblage

Things Other People Accomplished When They Were Your Age / Bad Things That Could Happen, a film by This Is It / The Bitter Lake / a history of potential forgeries / Norris Castle, on the Isle of Wight / … Continue reading

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Things are looking down

A very varied selection again / music: NoMapsforTheseTerritories; London’s Lost Worlds of Sound, a radio feature at the London Sound Survey / Facebook can map more of Earth in a week than we have in history / The Inevitable, Intergalactic … Continue reading

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This and that for Wednesday

Music: Thee Telepaths / Black Angel Drifter (formed from the creative core of Morton Valence) / Which cruise ship library is right for you? (via tmn) / 9 Things Microsoft Could Do With LinkedIn / Influx is a blog about … Continue reading

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Link review: design, art and photography

When we embarked on this rather thankless project a few days ago, we forgot to thank Roberto at ArchEyes for drawing our attention to the thicket of 404s that filled the sidebar. Hopefully that is all now being rectified. So … Continue reading

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Collections and Archives: link review

Into the collections and archives section. A Penguin a Week is still soldiering on (plenty of Penguins to go) / Agence Eureka is still a treasure trove of scanned ephemera and illustration / Archive.org’s blog is worth following / Archive … Continue reading

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Architecture, a life in links

It felt like time to do a bit of spring cleaning and sort out the many, many links in our sidebar, some of which are dead and many others dormant. What follows is a fairly epic post and pruning exercise, … Continue reading

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Getting high, or not

How Zano Raised Millions on Kickstarter and Left Most Backers with Nothing [link now fixed, apologies] / preview the acts at the Lewes Psych Festival: Zofff; Novella; Soft Walls; Wax Machine; The Cult of Dom Keller; Virginia Wing / more … Continue reading

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Cryptozoology, conspiracy and the laws of general ignorance

There have been several formative books on the psychology of deception, both as practiced upon others and the self. Some that stand out include the 1981 publication of Jan Harold Brunvand’s 1981 book The Vanishing Hitchhiker (the first of his … Continue reading

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Down the whirlpool

The Downstairs Gays, a tale of double kitchens, cyber-stalking and of digging yourself deeper and deeper with Google: ‘the second hit was his website, [hisname].com, which featured a sidebar of links, including his Twitter, his Instagram, his résumé, his portfolio, … Continue reading

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Blocks and drills

The recent partnership between Lego and Shell is causing ructions. However, Lego has had a partnership with Shell that goes back over 30 years before being replaced by the fictional Octan brand for sets like the Gas’n’Wash Express. The very … Continue reading

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Links and things

We love this house, but perhaps the most interesting thing about it is the Dutch initiative ‘called “red for green” developed for agricultural areas in decline. Through this program, the Dutch government grants one building permit for each 10 acres … Continue reading

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Links for an accelerated age

Ah, this new term can be used to explain so much of modern life: Knolling. Sort of related, the world of the haul girl and other contemporary sub-cultures. Acquisition is strong, turnover is fast, fluidity is everything: ‘Now, it’s all … Continue reading

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