Experimental Jetset
01/20/2017 at 13:29. Facebook
Scale 1:1 forever. As some of you might know, all the pieces in our paperback (‘Statement and Counter-Statement’) were reproduced in actual size. And to prove that point, here’s a picture (all the way from Jakarta, Indonesia) we just stumbled upon:
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Thanks to Nopay Novita for the great photo!

Instagram photo by nopay novita • Jan 19, 2017 at 12:29pm UTC

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Experimental Jetset
01/19/2017 at 17:49. Facebook
Some Long Beach-based, CalArts-related new wave to light up this winterly Thursday night. Straight from 1983, it’s Suburban Lawns performing ‘Baby’:
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SUBURBAN LAWNS ~ BABY

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Experimental Jetset
01/18/2017 at 14:12. Facebook
Doing some small, editorial touch-ups, in preparation for the upcoming reprint of our paperback. While the first print is currently out-of-stock, the second edition might be ready by the end of February (if everything goes according to plan). So stay tuned!
Experimental Jetset
01/18/2017 at 13:59. Facebook
A clockwork classicism. The brutalist baroque of Stanley Kubrick, as compiled in a 4-hour playlist:
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The Classical Music in Stanley Kubrick’s Films

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Experimental Jetset
01/17/2017 at 21:19. Facebook
Cash from chaos. Great selection of books, pamphlets and posters, as compiled by antiquarian store/gallery Boo-Hooray (NYC). Too expensive for us proles – but nevertheless, amazing to browse through:
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Boo-Hooray Top 100

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Experimental Jetset
01/17/2017 at 20:18. Facebook
More obituaries on Mark Fisher (K-Punk). First of all, Fisher remembered by David Stubbs and Agata Pyzik (both of Zero Books, Wire Magazine, etc.):
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Secondly, a tribute written by Owen Hatherley (of ‘Militant Modernism’):
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And lastly, it’s Simon Reynolds (‘Rip it Up and Start Again’) penning down some words:
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Remembering Mark Fisher By David Stubbs

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Experimental Jetset
01/17/2017 at 20:09. Facebook
Happening right NOW (Tuesday January 17, from 21:00 to 23:00 hours, CET) – it's our friend Femke Dekker (of My Little Underground and Strange Boutique), playing records at local station Red Light Radio:
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Streaming live and direct from the ice-cold, below-zero streets of Amsterdam.

RLR – Red Light Radio

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Experimental Jetset
01/16/2017 at 17:01. Facebook
Putting the NO in Barcelona. Good to see that ‘The No-Thing’, the all-purpose protest banner we recently designed for THE THING QUARTERLY (TTQ), is currently also available at Laie Llibreria (the book store at MACBA):
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See also:
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(Photo via Laie Llibreria).
Experimental Jetset
01/16/2017 at 15:24. Facebook
And while we’re on the subject of maps (see our previous two posts) – we just submitted KXLU (one of our favorite LA-based radio stations) to Radio Garden, Studio Puckey’s excellent interactive worldwide map of streaming radio stations:
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See also:
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Listen to KXLU from Los Angeles live on Radio Garden

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Experimental Jetset
01/16/2017 at 15:09. Facebook
Back in the USSR. A map of Constructivist/Modernist Moscow (part of a campaign against the demolition of the avant-garde heritage of Russia), as compiled by Dizaino Studija Baklazanas (from Vilnius, Lithuania):
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The New Moscow

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Experimental Jetset
01/16/2017 at 15:07. Facebook
The map and the territory. A vegan compass for the Netherlands and Belgium, on Google Maps (link via John Jansen):
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We’ll still stick to our trusty Happy Cow app, though.

Vegan Compass

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Experimental Jetset
01/16/2017 at 14:39. Facebook
Stereolab ou barbarie. A listening guide to our favorite pro-situ, pop-marxist, post-muzak electro-mod combo:
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Also includes some collaborations, tour-singles, and side/solo-projects (i.e., Monade).

The complete guide to Stereolab

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Sad to hear author Mark Fisher (of K-Punk, Verso/Zero Books, Wire Magazine, etc.), who wrote so brilliantly on subjects ranging from post-punk culture to radical politics, passed away yesterday – aged 48:
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Other people who departed us last week include Dutch conceptual/minimal painter Daan van Golden (1936–2017), and Polish/British Marxist sociologist Zygmunt Bauman...
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K-Punk Author Mark Fisher Dies

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Manifesto destiny. Some recently-published books on early modernist avant gardes (Dada, Futurism, Surrealism), reviewed:
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Link via The Village Voice.

These Must-Reads Explore Dada, Futurism, Surrealism, and the Art of Opposition

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What’s new pussycat? New York beatnik parklife in the late ’50s, through the lens of photographer Dave Heath:
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Link via Alisa Braho.

Candid Portraits of Teen Beatniks in Washington Square

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Studio culture. Hundred artists in their natural habitats:
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Via Iconic Houses.

100 Famous Artists And Their Studios

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We are pretty sure we already posted this link a couple of times before. But hey – it’s a new year, so here it is again. The work of graphic designer Rudolph de Harak (1924–2002), as discussed by socks-studio:
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The Hidden Order of Design

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To speak with X-Ray Spex: “Identity / is the crisis / can't you see?” – Identity politics, the Alt-R/SJW dialectic, punk symbolism, Dick Hebdige, subcultural anti-essentialism, the shifting meaning of the term “cultural appropriation”, and the need for a unified Left. A rollercoaster ride of a read:
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The Safety Pin and the Swastika

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Just what the doctor ordered. Another shot of refreshing soixante-huitardism to get us through the cold winter months (via Open Culture):
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A Gallery of Posters from the May 1968 Paris Uprising

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From the Googie Style to ‘Inherent Vice’, and from Ed Ruscha to William Pereira… Such a cool slice of LA modernism (and notes about its preservation), as served by Mimi Zeiger:
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Can Preservationists Save L.A.'s Late Modernist Landmarks from the Wrecking Ball?

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