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Nostalgia!

In Maps & Legends, by Michael Chabon, I encountered this sentence: …I suffer intensely from bouts, at times almost disabling, of a limitless, all-encompassing nostalgia, extending well back into the years before I was born. A few other commenters mentioned they get this too. But if it’s a foreign state of mind to you, try…

Drones!

FRIDAY NIGHT VIDEOS! No, not THAT kind of drone…the OTHER kind. I hope it’s not sexist to say that Stereolab singer Laetitia Sadier, in their “Jenny Ondioline” video, is one of the most sensually-beautiful women I have ever seen in my life.

Flashback!

Anybody remember MTV’s Amp? It was a mid-nineties late-night program with no VJ’s, focused on electronic music. They would “mix” or blend the videos in a fashion similar to a DJ mixing tracks. It was pretty cool. Unfortunately, there appear to be no good-quality examples of it on YouTube, so you are stuck with DJ Glyph, selecting some favorite tracks from the era. With the benefit of hindsight, we can go all-killer, no-filler. Reminisce with me if you remember these; […]