Taste Testing Chainbreaker White IPA

Taste Testing Chainbreaker White IPA

I had the opportunity to taste test White IPA A versus White IPA B a few years ago when in Portland’s Pearl District I happened across the Deschutes Brew Pub. It wasn’t any kind of special event that I was specifically invited to, but rather Deschutes offers tasters of their Beers To Come to the […]

Spring in Alaska – Bald Eagles Nesting

Spring in Alaska - Bald Eagles Nesting

Spring in Alaska – Bald Eagles Nesting Spring in Alaska means nesting eagles. Nesting eagles means eaglets, the tiny gray furballs born every May to lucky adult bald eagles. The bald eagle was named by American colonists at a time when bald (or ‘balled’) meant white, not hairless. From birth to adulthood, it takes three […]

Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon

Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon

Salmon season has begun in Alaska, and the King (Chinook), Chum (Keta), Silver (Coho), Pink (Humpy), and Red (Sockeye) are the salmon species most frequently targeted in freshwater and saltwater sport fisheries. Starting in May and June with King Salmon, June and July are good are good times for Reds, while Pinks & Chum have […]

Hamburg Fog – Jon Ellis

Hamburg Fog - Jon Ellis©

This, from Jon Ellis of It’ll All End In Tears, his second Photo of the Week, is excellent. Previous work viewable here and especially here. Tschus.

Festivals at the End of the World

Valhalla Festival - Electronic Music Parade

The word in the Amsterdam underground is that Valhalla (December 22nd) is an more than just an indoor winter festival with a multi-colored display of musical styles. It’s an exploration through the nooks and crannies of a convention center turned dance hall. A stimulating setting, that challenges and surprises, and is all about the experience […]

Julian Sartorius 365 Day Beat Diary

Julian Sartorius Beat Diary photo by Reto Camenisch

A Day – A Beat Every day I will record one beat, no matter where I am, using the situation each day will bring. Rules: No loops, no effects. Just me, my surroundings, my drum kit and a fieldrecorder allowing overdubs. The Beat Diary is now, for the first time, available in its entirety in […]

Lalaluv from Debilorithmicos featuring Anqui

Lalaluv from Debilorithmicos featuring Anqui

Debilorithmicos feat. Anqui – LaLaLuv from Molts Records on Vimeo. LaLaLuv from Debilorithmicos & Anqui (Molts Records, 2012) is a fun, dancehall way to end the world. Get the album. Or do the Facebook thing.

Noah Harpster YOLO Film Project

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What is this nonsense? This is a short film about an actor named Noah (me) who is $5k short of qualifying for health insurance for his family (true) when he gets Bell’s Palsy (also true)…SO, he decides to make a short film about an actor named Noah who gets Bell’s Palsy then makes a movie […]