Monthly Archives: April 2011

Global Juke Joint: Fly with Audio Lotion

From Your Sonic Beauty Case to Metrosensual to Bad Timing, masterful Swiss duo Audio Lotion makes me want to live in their albums.

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Even in the Tropics

Last week, a 23-year-old gunman walked into a middle school in Rio de Janeiro and shot 12 students dead before killing himself. As a country where, despite a brutal history that included chattel slavery and the decimation of the indigenous … Continue reading

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Time Travel: Caracas 1970s

Sometimes, I stumble upon photographs and other memorabilia that draws me in, reminding me of the transitory nature of culture and of travel itself. Often, what attracts us to a place isn’t the place by itself, but the place at … Continue reading

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