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An der Uni. Aspiring Jack of All Trades.

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galen  ·  107 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Virtual Meetup No. 4

We'll see if I can stay awake that long, but if I manage it I'm in :)

galen  ·  116 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Does It Ever End? | Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice"

Do it! It's a wonderful book. Convinced me to pick up 3 other Pynchon novels and really get into it. And if you're still not convinced, or if you want to hear more about it, check out this podcast episode, "Thomas Pynchon and the American Reconquista."

    After years' absence, persecution by all the predictable authorities, several instances of thoroughly unelective plastic surgery, and a set of geographical switchbacks that would leave you physically allergic to the sight of a straight line, DEATH IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER triumphantly returns with Thomas Pynchon's Inherent Vice, the "counterculture" as a recco map to its own streamlined reconquest, and the same old evil agencies just biding their time, returning on a scale even they wouldn't have dared dream of when they had to take their last little planned pause.


galen  ·  121 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Made (half) a song for funsies for the first time

I'm so upset by the name Niceferatu. Mostly because I did not think of it myself.

This sounds nice though!! Makes me wanna make some music too. The one thing I might suggest is chopping up a bit of the static from the Nina interview and putting it under the instrumental between the two samples-- the transition on both ends is a bit abrupt otherwise. (Check out, for example/comparison, how Saba & Phoelix handle the same sample on this Noname track, starting around 1:35).

PS Am I hearing shades of Shigeto?

galen  ·  124 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Virtual Meetup No. 3

Same to both of those things!

galen  ·  127 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Virtual Meetup No. 3

Sounds good to me :)

That seems like the proper response to every institution with the audacity to still call itself the Royal Academy of something :D

galen  ·  128 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah (Live In London)

Vaguely related and both amusing and interesting:

galen  ·  132 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: October 21, 2020

I've been using Huel for like 6 months now and I find that twice a day is my max for meal replacements before I start really wanting real food, but I imagine that's different for everyone. Sounds like your max might be 0 meal replacements :/

The one thing I can recommend if you're trying to balance real food and replacement is something like Huel Hot & Savoury, which is almost like a chili instead of just a smoothie. I find it's a pretty decent middle ground for "quick and nutritionally complete but still feels like real food". There are some days that I just have 3 smoothies and 1-2 bowls of Hot & Savoury.