Category Archives: art

Rise of the Bromeliads

Lately I have been doing a lot of gardening. It's incredibly satisfying. We’ve moved into a house with a small attached greenhouse, and that has inspired a growing collection of plants both edible and ornamental. It was a bit of … Continue reading

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Pub at the end of the Universe

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Silent Night in Quenya

For no particular reason, I just sat down and translated the first verse of Silent Night into Quenya. Calligraphy will be forthcoming if I can find the time, and haha maybe I should record this for my Christmas album. quildë … Continue reading

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There were chicks everywhere

A random weird thing stapled to a utility pole. Near as I can tell it says: There were chicks everywhere, white as stars. Strangely, they were silent and soft and (aberrant?) pleasant to look upon.

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We must exploit!


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Vader Stencil at 7-11 on hawthorne

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Hoshiko no Neko – An Ambient Space Song

This is a space song I made. The video is a slide show of Hubble Space Telescope photos. You can probably figure out how I made the music part, but I left a few really obvious clues in the video … Continue reading

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Meta Art in SE Portland

This morning while walking in Ladd's Addition, we noticed one of these "meta" art pieces screwed onto a utility pole in Ladd's Circle. These things are all over the area, as chronicled at Signs of Life PDX and other places. … Continue reading

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Korg iMS-20 and a song for you

I started playing with a really amazing ipad app the other day. The Korg iMS-20 is a full on emulator for a synth, drum machine, sequencer, mixer, and effects. This is the kind of equipment I've always wanted to mess … Continue reading

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Banksy elephant on se salmon?

Found on SE Salmon at 8th.  Someone else reported seeing some Banksy stuff in Portland is this one also? EDIT: Yeah, this is almost certainly Banksy as indicated by a quick googleimagesearch. UPDATE 8/14/10: I found some more elephants at … Continue reading

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