The statue of the crying cartoon character in front of The Standard Hotel in this photo from last summer is by the artist Kaws.
Homerun, a CBC Radio One afternoon program, aired their interactive Point A to B reportage about Montreal’s public transit system today. The show asked its listeners and tweeps what the city’s greatest transportation challenge is, and the consensus was that Montreal doesn’t have enough public transit. On Twitter, I suggested that Homerun look into Portland, [...]
Daniel Rossen, one of the voices behind Department of Eagles and Grizzly Bear, will be releasing a solo EP, Silent Hour/Golden Mile, on Warp Records on March 20th. I can’t stop listening to Silent Song, with its echoes of The Beatles and George Harrison. And that instantly recognizable voice. Just listen to it.
You feel a chilling breeze as you look at the darkening line where sea and sky meet, and your view is framed by two glowing piers of opalescent glass with a concrete mass suspended atop. The grey slab appears to be one solid block, but as you walk between the piers you realize that what [...]