Nowadays "Ye Olde" is pretty much just a ham-fisted way to make something sound old(e) and quaint. As it turns out, however, there's a pretty good reason for how this actually came about and it has to do with, more than anything else, printing. This video from MinutePhysics -- taking a day off to be MinuteLinguistics -- straightens the whole issue out. It's more interesting than you might think.
Most of the new/old retro toy film cameras that come out nowadays bore me to death, but this one is actually pretty neat. It’s a hand-made pinhole camera that takes pictures on Polaroid instant film, creating distorted but magical v... Read Post
Click image to download track Sounds like: Jamie xx, Deadboy, Joanna Newsom "Hackman - Fists of Ham" What's so good? I just stumbled across this joint from Hackman, and it’s one of the coolest tracks I’ve heard in a long time. Origi... Read Post