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What Do Plants Sound Like?

What Do Plants Sound Like?

Mileece is a Los Angeles based sonic artist who uses plants in order to make avant garde soundscapes. Through technology and a ruffle of some leaves, she interprets the sound from plants in a very fascinating way. She plucks at a bromeliad and tickles bougainvillea, effortlessly drawing out sounds that are much bigger than they are assumed to be. The always on their game Wilder Quarterly did a little video on Mileece showing her at work and preparing for a performance at MoMA. What a great peek inside this new world of sound!

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Cargo’s Runyon Theme

Cargo's Runyon Theme

Cargo Collective has made a new theme for their site based off of none other than Runyon Canyon. It’s a side scrolling site very reliant on images. It also features great Runyon photography by Dutch-by-way-of-LA photographer Gijs van der Most.

So, What Is The Website Associated With This Billboard?

So, What Is The Website Associated With This Billboard?

A few months ago while driving back from LAX or something on the far Westside, I decided to cut through the city via the La Brea corridor (from the 10 through La Brea all the way up to Sunset Blvd). It’s a really effective shortcut through the city and typically is a fun sightseeing trek from ‘hood to ‘hood. Around late October (I believe late October, I could be wrong), two billboards popped up that really piqued my interest. One was on La Brea to be seen when heading North just before Olympic, the other was on Olympic to be seen when heading East just before La Brea. I was super excited by the idea of a cool Los Angeles website–especially one so heavily advertised. I imagined it was a cool street style website or a neat pro-LA fashion website or it was a super WASP-y, Guest Of A Guest answer to people like The Cobrasnake: Los Angeles’ Finally-Here Older, More Fashionable Sister.

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Friends Of Friends Weekend Ace Hotel Groundislava Young Adults Jerome LOL

Friends Of Friends are taking The Ace in Palm Springs from August 1 through August 3. It will include performances by Groundislava and Jerome LOL and Young Adults. This will be fun!

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Tiger And Woods Joakim A Club Called Rhonda 2014

Your girl Rhonda is hitting Los Globos on July 25. She’ll be bringing Tiger & Woods and Joakim, who is doing a DJ set. Good times in late July, yo.

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Across Currents Freewaves

Freewaves is looking for your experimental video works through August 4 that will be featured in public spaces around town. This is a great opportunity, y’all!

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Focus Iran Farhang Foundation Craft And Folk Art Museum

CAFAM and the Farhang Foundation are holding an open call from now through September 21 for photography and video works relating to the Iranian experience. This is all for a show that will be on view next year from January 25 through May 3.

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