Monthly Archives: September 2009

I and LOVE and YOU…

So, we finally got our vinyl copy of the new Avett Brothers album I and Love and You (the CD and MP3 version comes out Sept. 29th). This installment finds the Avetts working with Rick Rubin and moving to a major label…hmm. The poetic truths and deceptively simple melodies are still part of the equation but you can certainly hear Rubin’s influence. These songs turn from ballad to pop to anthem, sometimes all at once – in a good way…The album as a whole is huge and small at the same time.The Avett’s are doing some different things on this album, that some fans may be wary of, but it’s ALWAYS good to explore new territory. And as Scott says on “The Perfect Space:”I want to have friendsthat I can trustthat love mefor the man I’ve becomenot the man that I wasCheck the Avett brothers out on their site, here!!!

The Lubitel 166+

(echo)witness is very excited to have acquired a Lubitel 166+ from the good folks at Lomography.com. Their packaging is a huge part of the Lomo experience – beautiful design and lots of attention to detail. If you have never shot film with a plastic camera, we highly recommend it. The imperfections and skewed colors remind us of the joy of discovery and curiosity we had as children…and the remembering of things we have always known…

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