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Twin Peaks 2017 Mixtape


Ein Mixtape der Macher von Welcome To Twin Peaks mit Tracks von Bands und Projekten, in denen Leute mitwirken, die auch bei David Lynchs dritter Staffel dabei sein werden. (via Ronny)

The mix features Trent Reznor, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Richard Chamberlain plus musicians and bands from the official cast.

With a new Twin Peaks season in the works, Welcome To Twin Peaks has put together a mixtape that features artists from the show’s cast doing their most “David Lynch-conjuring work”. Have a look at the track list below, and give it a spin for 82 minutes of darkness inspired by David Lynch’s masterpiece TV show.


Tremendous Montage of Early Airships

JF Ptak Science Books  Quick Post

I stumbled upont his fantastic illustration depicting nearly four dozen early balloons, many of which are a mystery to me. The image comes from the Library of Congress site, though the origin, title, and even the date of the engraving are unknown. It is known as “Balloons, airships, and other flying machines designed with some form of propulsion” though the title was bestowed by the library–one thing for sure is that it was engraved by “E. Morieu, and was printed between 1880-1905.   

Airships from LC

Source: Library of Congress []

Somebody at the LC identified some of the airships, as follows: 

  •  “Single sheet with 45 numbered illustrations; lacking identification key.-  no. 18 shows a collapsible Montgolfier balloon from 1784; no. 23 is the design for a glider balloon as described in “Reflections on the aerostatic sphere,” 1783 (September); no. 24 depicts Jean-Charles (l’avocat) Thilorier’s plan for transporting troops across the English Channel to invade England, ca. 1800; and no. 32 shows the dirigible balloon glider used by Charles Guillé for an attempted ascension in Paris, November 13, 1814.”
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