August 22, 2014

Before the availability of the tape recorder and during the 1950s, when vinyl was scarce, people in the Soviet Union began making records of banned Western music on discarded x-rays. With the help of a special device, banned bootlegged jazz and rock ‘n’ roll records were “pressed” on thick radiographs salvaged from hospital waste bins and then cut into discs of 23-25 centimeters in diameter. “They would cut the X-ray into a crude circle with manicure scissors and use a cigarette to burn a hole,” says author Anya von Bremzen. “You’d have Elvis on the lungs, Duke Ellington on Aunt Masha’s brain scan — forbidden Western music captured on the interiors of Soviet citizens.” [x]

Before the availability of the tape recorder and during the 1950s, when vinyl was scarce, people in the Soviet Union began making records of banned Western music on discarded x-rays. With the help of a special device, banned bootlegged jazz and rock ‘n’ roll records were “pressed” on thick radiographs salvaged from hospital waste bins and then cut into discs of 23-25 centimeters in diameter. “They would cut the X-ray into a crude circle with manicure scissors and use a cigarette to burn a hole,” says author Anya von Bremzen. “You’d have Elvis on the lungs, Duke Ellington on Aunt Masha’s brain scan — forbidden Western music captured on the interiors of Soviet citizens.” [x]

(Source: objectoccult, via rarestofrare)

August 22, 2014

darksilenceinsuburbia:

Jonathan Owen

David

August 22, 2014
sirensongfashion:

Ming Xi by Marcus Ohlsson for Vogue China April 2014 (original)

sirensongfashion:

Ming Xi by Marcus Ohlsson for Vogue China April 2014 (original)

(via severin-)

August 22, 2014

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August 22, 2014
virtual-artifacts:

A western asiatic copper hand with dagger, circa mid-late 3rd millenium b.c.

virtual-artifacts:

A western asiatic copper hand with dagger, circa mid-late 3rd millenium b.c.

August 22, 2014

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August 22, 2014

mineralists:

Both of our jaws dropped when we saw this… look how stunning it is!!

Gorgeous plate of Beryl var. Aquamarine crystals with bi-color Fluorite on Muscovite
Nagar, Pakistan

(Source: exceptionalminerals.com)

August 22, 2014

darksilenceinsuburbia:

Jess Riva Cooper

From Viral Series

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August 21, 2014

1337b34ts:

White Stripes - Seven Nation Army (Glitch Mob Remix)

(via kswaiyinspirations)

August 21, 2014
cvinceillustration:

Made this heart illustration today and had so much fun playing with the hue slider I just had to GIF it…
Oh and it’s transparent. So have fun…

cvinceillustration:

Made this heart illustration today and had so much fun playing with the hue slider I just had to GIF it…

Oh and it’s transparent. So have fun…