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Tashaki Miyaki, "Get It Right"

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Painfully pretty video for LA duo directed by Juan Iglesias

LA duo Tashaki Miyaki first caught our attention with their nicely rendered cover of the Everly Brothers' "All I Have To Do Is Dream," released early in the summer. On the strength of that tune, the band put out their debut EP on The Sounds of Sweet Nothing last month. This video for "Get It Right," the last song off the EP, was directed by Juan......read more

Tashaki Miyaki, "Best Friend"

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A vintage ride, a dog, and a gun. Spend a day with LA's drone-pop revivalists

What's your idea of a perfect day? For LA duo Tashaki Miyaki, it would appear to involve driving lazily through rural California in a throwback Benz, and messing around with a handgun. Ours might be slightly different, but director Juan Iglesias -- in his third video collaboration with the band -- knows what fits the band's neo-Velvet Underground, new wave sound. In any case, if that doesn't......read more

Walking

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This beautifully shot film takes us on a four-day jaunt through the woods of northern Spain

Based in Valencia, Spain, Juan Rayos is an accomplished filmmaker/photographer/artist who has created work for an impressive list of clients that includes Moleskine and Abengoa. But Juan's "Walking" film is of a more personal nature. Shot during a four-day hike through the forests of Navarre in Spanish Basque country, the clip has all the serene beauty you need for inspiration to head out for a......read more

he popularity of marijuana edibles has been one of the big surprises of the seismic culture shift we are undergoing around weed. Maybe it’s because of the increasing social disdain around smoking anything, or maybe it’s part of that whole foodie thing, but edibles are big business. In Colorado alone, more than 5 million edible marijuana products were sold (and presumably......read more

The Pierre by Olson Kundig Architects

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A San Juan Islands retreat merges with its natural surroundings

As we've mentioned previously, Seattle firm Olson Kundig Architects does modern retreats as well as anyone. The Pierre, a concrete bungalow in the San Juan Islands, is yet another fine example. Created for a client who expressed her affection for the rocky outcrops on her property, the structure is nestled cozily into said rocks, and in fact takes its name from the French word for......read more

A Year on the Road: Above the San Juans

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A misty flight over Washington's emerald islands

For 4 years now, I have been dreaming of exploring the 450 islands that make up the San Juans. I knew this year marked my moment to finally visit as they have just been declared a National Monument. In Obama's words, the islands are “a refuge of scientific and historic treasures and a classroom for generations of Americans.”  Home to bald eagles, orca whales, harbor......read more

SHFT Sampler 4-15-11

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Concentrated solar gets a boost from Google, recycled flip-flops make colorful housewares, marijuana isn't so green, and more.

Grab Your Shades: The future looks bright for concentrated solar power. Google announced a $168 million investment in Brightsource Energy's Ivanpah Solar Plant in the Mojave Desert, which will be the largest concentrated solar plant in the world. (via GOOD) Fancy Footwork: Dutch designer Diederik Schneemann crafted a colorful collection of vases and lamps made from recycled flip-flops found......read more

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