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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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South Of Seventh Neighborhood Walk Art DTLA

September 20 will be an alternative art walk featuring Cerre, CES Contemporary, Little Big Man, and Wilding Cran. It’s the new South Of Seventh Neighborhood Walk and should be rad.

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LAXArt Art Hollywood

The great Culver City art exodus is happening and, like many, Hollywood is where it’s at. For their 10th anniversary, LAXART is moving to 7000 Santa Monica Blvd. This is exciting!

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Vans What's Good Friends Of Friends

Vans and Friends Of Friends have teamed up for some LA tunes that are a collaboration with Salva and Dam Funk, Problem and Hodgy Beats.

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Hard Day Of The Dead 2014

The yearly, kind of disaster around Halloween known as Hard Day Of The Dead is coming November 1 and November 2. It’s drama, yes, but will include lots of talents like Jamie Jones, Eats Everything, Benoit & Sergio, Sophie, Booka Shade, and more.

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