Saturday 5 October 2019


sonic smock: a garment that allows the hearing-impaired to experience music through tactile impulses

mixtape: the greatest hits of 1979 in three minutes

apophenia: the state of being exceptionally receptive to imagining synchronicity where little exists, accounting for the resonance of mashups—especially exemplified by The Dark Side of the Rainbow 

it’s got a sort of woody quality about it, gorn, gorn—much better than newspaper or litterbin: celebrating Monty Python’s fiftieth anniversary—via Slashdot 

peacock throne: the nicely framing wicker chair (previously) that’s the stuff of celebrity

bucatini: drinking straws made of pasta instead of plastic stand up in cold beverages—I had wondered about that sort of application but was sure that they wouldn’t last

we’re going to party, karamu, fiesta forever: musician Jacob Collier remixes Lionel Ritchie’s 1983 hit single