A quick look at Scotland’s most fun record shop. Be careful not to fall into Narnia when you’re looking for Tom Wait’s albums!
Nestled in Friars Street lies a cute little music shop stuffed to the brim with various merchandise, and occasionally housing a small cupboard leading to Narnia.
They stock a nice selection of comics and some amusingly misspelled patches that I’m told are from Germany, along with what they claim, is the biggest collection of vinyl in Scotland.
By fortune of being related to the lunatics running the place (my cousin works there full time and her father is the owner, notorious for wearing rainbow jumpers), whenever I’m around I get to drink tea, choose music to play (Split Enz 24 hours a day), and try to coax Mr. Tumnus out of the cupboard.
The silly staff are mostly friendly as long as you don’t try to take away their apples.
So if you’re around, do pop in. Even if it’s just to have a good chortle about this picture:
We’re fizzing with excitement to introduce our latest Kickstarter project: the Lomo’Instant Square. We’re talking about the world’s first analogue camera to produce square-format Instax pictures. It features a 95mm glass lens for super sharp photos, an advanced automatic mode that takes care of exposure, all of Lomography’s signature creative features — and a compact, foldable design. The Lomo’Instant Square has launched on Kickstarter. Come join the fun and back us on Kickstarter now to save up to 35% on the planned retail price, and scoop all sorts of extra treats. Be sure to snatch up the deals before they run out. Be there and be square!
HALFNOISE's Zac Farro talks with Lomography NYC's Bree Doldron about his EP, the irreplaceable character of film, and how photography is similar to women. Also be sure to check out the music video for his single "French Class" and enter to win a signed Diana F+ and record at the end of the article!
It looks like it's a common tradition among photographers to travel far off from home for the winter holidays, not to mention, second nature to be a wanderlust. Look at these cherished holiday memories from art photographers in pictures.
Mitchell Wojcik is based in Brooklyn, New York. He likes "Ghostbusters, and to make whatever comes to mind and document my life as I go." He used to put a lot of thought into things, but now prefers to have fun and not think about it at all. Hmm, sounds like a perfect match for the Lomo'Instant Automat Glass!
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What makes Game of Thrones one of the most popular shows (if not the most) to date is its beautiful writing. However, let's give credit to the aesthetics, too. The show's pretty consistent and thematic on showing the colors of "ice and fire", a subtle hint of its visual storytelling.