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  • I used to not give a shit about Lady Gaga

    But then the thought came up, “Who’s that one who sang Just Dance (I kept looking up Let’s Dance and only Bowie came up)? And Poker Face? Oh, her again? I like how she says her name, ga-ga like a 10-month-old. And look, there is another interesting song or two…”...


  • Pocket Boom #2

    In my first Pocket Boom build I learned quite a few lessons, and came to the conclusion that a really efficient sound system was necessary. I decided to ditch the stereo setup (what good is stereo if the speakers are so close to each other that you can’t tell one...


  • Descent Unto Valencia

    An Indo-European population ravaged through the Pontic steppe in the 7th century BC and beyond. In their early period of expansion, as they established the first nomadic empire of Asia by invading neighboring territories and absorbing their cultures in the process, up to the point of defeating Darius’s most powerful...


  • Pocket Boom #1

    I didn’t really take Elia seriously when, after her first Pocket Disco session, she said that her sound system, one of those portable mini-speakers, was not loud enough for the open space environment they danced in. I thought that was just one of the compromises of being pocket-sized; if you...


  • San Diego and the Art of Midwifery

    Turns out that Jody is directing a dance performance in San Diego in two weeks. “How far is San Diego from LA?” “We should do a Pocket Disco session”. Settled. The following two weeks are occupied by intense preparation: Jody working on her piece at the Trolley Station as well...