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PaperCity Houston May 2021

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In the Company of … Taking cues from the inspirational beats of Grandmaster Flash, and White Lines, one of the first anti-drug anthems on the rap scene — this is analog sound and design and a glimpse into the '80s. A time when we waited minutes rather than seconds for gratification. A decade where big hair ruled, and we used Polaroids rather than iPhones to express ourselves. When MTV dominated the airwaves, and food culture in the USA was at its infancy. Across the Atlantic, cultural center Altopalato studied risotto and ancient texts to revive dishes that can be enjoyed in contemporary times. This is ANALOG. Risotto cheese and basil, $16, at The Heights Grocer, Hi-Fi: The History of High-End Audio Design by Gideon Schwartz, $79.95, at HELM Audio BOLT DAC/AMP digital-to-analog converter, $99, at Polaroid Go, the smallest analog instant camera, $100, at Casio calculator digital men's watch, $35, at IN THE OF By Michelle Aviña C M N O A P Y Transparent speaker with Bluetooth or cable option, $1,100, at Positive Vibration XL wireless headphones, $100, at thehouseofmarley. com. Adidas Originals by Wales Bonner Samba $221, at REGA Planar 2 turntable, $675, at I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution By Rob Tannenbaum and Craig Marks, Plume, $22, at 112

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