Monthly Archives: July 2011

Mid-Season Pollard Report

…..In various guises, Robert Pollard puts out about 7-13 albums a year (post Guided By Voices).  The popular theory is that Bob needs and editor, and gives his fans WAY too much to sort through.  Here at Total Echo, we … Continue reading

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Brutal concrete bring me the future!

   Wow, I don’t usually hype-up books here, but…. Well worth checking out if you have any interest at all in architecture in general : Frederic Chaubin: Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed. Here’s the basic description from “In this volume … Continue reading

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run like hell…..

   …over to BibliOdyssey to see these and other great images from Aldrovandi’s ‘History of Monsters’ (1642!) Make sure to check out the link for the complete BNF’s version of ‘Monstrorum Historia’. If you are at all interested in this … Continue reading

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Wu-tacular mixamillius….

       Y’know, mash-ups got kinda played out there for awhile…..but these two are operating on *that otha level* we sometimes speak of here at Totalecho….. First up is Max Tannone’s Ghostfunk, featuring “Ghostface Killah, with vintage African funk, high-life, and … Continue reading

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Cartographic Octopi

The visual history of the Cartographic Land Octopus is chronicled over at the wonderful Strange Maps blog.  Need I say investigate……?

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