April 2020 archive

Quiet Music for Unquiet Times

In August of 2019, I contributed a playlist to Qobuz consisting of some of my favorite quiet(er) music. Below I’ve recreated most of the playlist with YouTube videos — with a hanging curveball or two thrown in. Perhaps some subdued background (or foreground, even) sounds are called for during uncertain times. You’ll find music from …

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Tioga Inn Resort proposal – Mono Basin / Lee Vining impact – Planning Commission virtual meeting this Thursday at 9am

Background: The owner of the Tioga Gas Mart (the Mobil station/Whoa Nellie Deli at the foot of Tioga Pass, where CA120 meets US395) is planning to expand the operation to include a 100-room hotel, plus workforce housing for a further 150 people. These structures will be up to two stories tall and will be perched …

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Recent Acquisitions

Vinyl: Blinkar från Norr Metaphors for Things 2LP (A Strangely Isolated Place, US) BPEOPLE BPEOPLE LP (Faulty Products, US) (replacement copy via LAFMS) Califone Echo Mine LP (Jealous Butcher US) Cross Record Cross Record LP (Ba Da Bing! US) Durutti Column M24J (Anthology) 2LP+7″ (Factory Benelux, Belgium) Roger Eno and Brian Eno Mixing Colours 2xLP …

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