The UN weather agency Tuesday warned there was a good chance of an “El Nino” climate phenomenon in the Pacific Ocean this year, bringing droughts and heavy rainfall to the rest of the world.
The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said its modelling suggested a “fairly large potential for an El Nino, most likely by the end of the second quarter of 2014.”
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“Always in my mind I think of how it was in the Music Box. All the time when I make a track, I think of what Ron would do to the track. When he played at the Music Box, he would mess with the EQ and pump the system, and each song he would play for eight or ten minutes, and by the time it went off you’d feel that song, you’d know everything about that song, that song would get into us, and we would get into the song and just allow our minds to just go away to anywhere in this world or universe. You can’t do that if people only play songs for just three minutes and then they’re into the next one or they’re doing a lot of tricks with it. So I would try to play my music with feeling and meaning and that’s why the slow build-up from the beginning, and in the end it turns into something you’re just hype about, and that’s how you felt when Ron Hardy played.”—DJ Pierre to Jonathan Fleming, from What Kind of House Party Is This? (London: MIY Publishing, 1995). P. 206. (via theundergroundismassive)
“The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web.”—Pablo Picasso (via aestheticgoddess)