Monday, July 20, 2009

mike and mia vs. westbam members of mayday

i just posted about Members of Mayday (aka Westbam) Sonic Empire, a CLASSIC track from the 90's rave scene (see the video here in my previous post). That post reminded me that back in the day, circa 2002 or so, my girl and i remixed the track for use in DJ sets. Our remix keeps to the original vibe, and of course, keeps in the friendly robotic vibe of the slobots. here is our remix in its entirety for gratis: Members of Mayday - Sonic Empire (Mike and Mia Remix).

Friday, July 10, 2009

slobot x 626 experiment STITCH for mindstyle

here's my custom stitch that i just finished up for the 626 Experiment with mindSTYLE / disney. mine should be making its debut as part of the upcoming San Diego Comic Con. The original figure was a blank, 10" tall version of Stitch from the Disney Lilo and Stitch franchise. my finished custom stands about 18" tall, and is finished in a trippy copper color. his name is "Time Traveller 626".

Monday, July 06, 2009

art tends to distort the truth

matthew+nowick+TIME+magazineAt least, that is according to Matthew Nowicki, a twentieth century architect that was a colleague of Eero Saarinen. Like Saarinen, Nowicki died young in 1960. here is a quote that i just read from one of my library sale finds in the Eero Saarinen architecture book: "Art tends not only to discover the truth but to exaggerate and finally distort it. And, maybe in this distortion lies the essence of art." deep, contemplative stuff indeed. here are a couple of images of his most famous architectural piece, a pavilion at the state fairgrounds in Raliegh, NC... matthew+nowicki+mid century modern+architecturematthew+nowicki+mid century modern+arena

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