Monthly Archives: July 2011

music: Led Zeppelin, conscious bloat versus generosity

This funny moment-by-moment review of a single Led Zeppelin song in concert nails the problem people have with them: “conscious bloat”. But one man’s bloat is another’s inspired riffing. You could just as well label all dance music = mindless repetition, … Continue reading

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design: the classic Braun watch and similar

The Guardian had a special offer on a handsome Mondaine watch, which reminded me of the watch I wear, which led me to a design article about it and some weird new Braun watches. The AW was designed by Dietrich … Continue reading

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