Because Friday

Moody synthy dark cold wavey and sometimes dancey selection, a mix of old and new.

Soma Holiday – Shake Your Molecules

John Maus – Bennington. Props do the genius who used “Cool as Ice” for the video

Joy Division – Insight (Peel Sessions version)

Profligate – Can’t Stop Shaking

Bush Tetas – Snakes Crawl (East Village Mix)

Jaakko Eino Kalevi – Flexible Heart

Cassandra Complex – Clouds

High Functioning Flesh – Rigid Embrance

A long finish

Nick Hook – Enhanced (Mike Monday & Nick Hook Remix)

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Birding in Glendale

As I invest more time in the yard, I am trying to be better about identifying the flora and fauna around me. We have the usual So Cal suspects of a variety of succulents, jasmine, honeysuckle, bougainvillea, morning glories, etc., but I have been more focused on the birds hovering all around. So far I know we have the following:

Western Scrub

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Crows

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Coopers Hawk

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Mourning Doves

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Mockingbirds (in abundance)

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Anna’s Hummingbird

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Allen’s Hummingbird (just one, and it was very bossy and hogged the feeder)

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Calliope Hummingbird (seasonal)

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Lesser Goldfinch (female or juvenile)

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California Towhee

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House Sparrow

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Some type of Wren (probably House Wren)

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And a variety of feral Parrots, of course…

‘SUP ANGELENOS
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Head trip

Himalayas – first ultra HD footage ever shot above 20,000 feet, and it is stunning.

The Himalayas from 20,000 ft. from Teton Gravity Research on Vimeo.

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Five4Fri (Redux)

Been a moment since I did this. This week’s theme *drum roll* …. SPACE. My favorite songs that’s incorporate one of my favorite things, even if it’s just a mention. Some real cheesy obvi ones here.

1. Space Oddity – David Bowie.

Bonus version 1969:

Triple bonus – Starman:

2. Peter Schilling – Major Tom

Bonus original German version:

Double bonus – Extended version with anime:

3. Duran Duran – New Moon on Monday

4. Air – Surfing on a Rocket. Or riding a mechanical bull, by the looks of it.

Bonus from same album – Venus:

5. R.E.M. – Man on the Moon:

MORE BONUS:

Chris Bell – I am the Cosmos, because I love that Big Star sound:

YES – Starship Trooper:

The Kinks – Supersonic Rocket Ship. Makes me feel like joy riding through Laurel Canyon:

Lou Reed – Satellite of Love:

Blue Oyster Cult – Take Me Away:

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Green with envy

Not really. But I do love these organic room arrangements!

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Back to The Sea Ranch

Can you have California nostalgia if you are from California and also currently live there? Not sure. I had the fortunate childhood exposure to some pretty beautiful/bizarre and uniquely Californian architecture. I was researching getaways recently and got sucked into the magical eye orgasm candy that is The Sea Ranch, which I frequented as a child. Sea Ranch owes its character to developer and landscape specifications that obliged the architecture to draw on the landscape, and even for many rental vacationers through the 80s and 90s, these homes’ interiors captured the height of the 70’s aesthetic.

–5ò

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Living Room Futon, Dining Area, Kitchen

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Kitchen, Dining Area, Living Room, View

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courtesy https://www.flickr.com/photos/peterhess

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#AVGeek Post of the Day: Pan Am Worldport

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Passenger-Planned Interior: Worldport, 1960

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1980s Worldport from above blk&wht

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Vzaar Android Test




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La curiosité

More Curiot Here

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New Must Have – Robert Josiah Bingaman

THE RACE:

The best thing is this gives me some weird kind of 80’s Valley nostalgia.

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