DJ Greg Wilson has photos of the Haçienda DJ
Booth (no, not the one you're thinking of).
DJ Hewan Clarke who played every night for the first four years talks about what it was like in the early days of the Haçienda:
What I used to do when I was playing the records… I always had to go out, run onto the stage, stand in the middle of the stage and listen to how it sounded in the club, went back in and readjust it on the mixer and I was constantly doing that because there was no feedback from what was going on outside, you just had to look through that gap.[more inside] posted by oneirodynia at 3:42 PM PST - 12 comments
Kirby Ferguson's fourth and final installment of Everything is a Remix: System Failure has been released. (Also on YouTube.) It covers intellectual property rights, the derivative nature of creativity, patents and copyright. Transcript. [more inside] posted by zarq at 2:49 PM PST - 5 comments
The Slap of Love A 1995 article from Open City, On House Xtravaganza and the life and death of its house mother Angie Xtravaganza, one of the stars of the documentary Paris is Burning, which brought vogueing and New York City’s transgendered ball culture into the spotlight.[via][more inside] posted by mlis at 12:24 PM PST - 3 comments
"Inception Park" (SLVimeo) where roller coasters and other amusement park rides, without their tracks or frames, move excited riders around downtown Buenos Aires. posted by oneswellfoop at 12:02 PM PST - 20 comments
With Amazon slowly taking over the publishing world and bookstores closing left and right, things can sometimes seem a little grim for the brick and mortar booksellers of the world. Before they go completely, here's a list of the 20 most beautiful bookshops in the world. posted by PeterMcDermott at 1:05 AM PST - 30 comments