Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Happiness Comes From A Good Cosy Playlist Is A New Year Day!



Draw for Friends, Family
&Love Ones、Back for Good

Our Top Playlist 2013



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PORTASTYLISTIC

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EVERYDAY HAS A SOUNDTRACK!

the portastylistic




Sunday, September 8, 2013

Porta's say...5th Blogiversary



HOMETOWN GLORY


กลับสู่ที่ที่จากมา



เป็นครั้งแรกที่มีความเชื่อมั่นในสิ่งที่คิด ที่ทำ



ผลของมัน 'เงินไม่ได้เป็นตัวกำหนด'



แต่เป็นความมุ่งมั่น ความตั้งใจที่แน่วแน่ ไม่บิดเพี้ยว



ผมเชื่อในสิ่งที่เป็นราก



บางครั้งก็ไม่เข้าใจในคำ คำนี้



ก่อนหน้านี้ อาจมองสิ่งที่ไกลตัว




จนตอนนี้


รู้แล้วว่า มันก็คือสิ่งที่เป็นเรา เป็นแบบของเรา


ต่อจากนี้จะพยายามอย่างเต็มที่ที่สุด




ปลายปี


ผมจะเล่าให้ฟังถึงแนวความคิดนี้


เป้าหมาย




สร้างความเข้มแข็งให้กับชุมชนท้องถิ่นเพื่ออนาคต



The PORTASTYLISTIC Blogs was able to celebrate the fifth anniversary



You


Who We Fans


Everyone of Local Pround


Music Lover and Everyone



I have to thank all from the concentric



Thank you very much





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" A Sense of character that is authentic,
deliberate and perhaps good style is simply
when the outside
matches the inside. "  


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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

PERSONAL EFFECTS...A Little Miss Sunshine Dreams !







คนไม่เคยเล่นกองดิน ปีนต้นไม้ โหนเชือกกระโดดบ่อน้ำ ตกปลา

คงอยากที่จะอิ่มเอมกับความฝัน โลกจินตนาการใบใหญ่ที่ เซเซ่ สร้างขึ้น

เพื่อให้หลุดพ้นความเจ็บปวดและโหดร้าย

ความฝันที่เหมือน 'รถไฟ' ท่ีเซเซ่ไม่เคยวิ่งตามความฝันทันซักที 

ต้องสร้างความสำเร็จปลอมๆ ขึ้นมาโดยคิดแบบเด็กๆ เอาเองว่า

เค้าค่อยๆ โตขึ้น

และเมื่อโตพอ เค้าก็จะไปจากเมืองนี้ซักที.

ถ้า ต้นส้มแสนรัก เป็นฝันของเด็กบราซิลคนนั้นฉันใด

แถวๆ เจดีย์หัก ก็เคยมี ต้นชมพู่แสนคัน (เพราะมดเยอะเหลือเกิน) ฉันนั้น

โลกจินตนาการใบใหญ่ ใบสำคัญที่สร้างให้คนๆ นึงเต็มไปด้วยความฝัน

เล่นกับมัน สนุกกับมัน

เพื่อให้หลุดพ้นจากสิ่งที่ขาดหาย...


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Meu pé de laranja Lima
( aka My Sweet Orange Tree )




A Greatest success classic novel My Sweet Orange Tree
(Meu Pé de Laranja‑Lima

by Jose Mauro De Vasconcelos


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“Life beneath imagination!”


the portastylistic




Tuesday, July 2, 2013

pop*eye...The Aikiu—Ghost Youth (2013)








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Paris 


The Aikiu
 Ghost Youth (2013)


*I proud to highly,
highly Recommended!*

 
This Parisian pop-rock quartet got plenty of attention last year for the “Pieces Of Gold” video, which cheekily made vintage porn SFW with footage of the band performing. The song itself is just as memorable, an ode to hopeless romanticism that sounds like looking at the sun. Led by namesake Alex Aikiu, the group combines heartfelt lyrics with breezy melodies to instantly likable effect. They’ll be releasing debut LP Ghost Youth this month, and their new wave-influenced vibes are sure to remain a favorite all summer long--just wait til you hear “Win,” featuring JD Samson of Le Tigre fame. The Pieces Of Gold EP is out now.


By Katie Chow





Download on iTunes
Buy on Fnac Musique
Stream the full album on Spotify and Deezer
Tracklisting
1. Pieces of Gold
2. Let Me Freak Out (Nosferatu) feat. Isabelle Adjani
3. Win feat. JD Samson
4. Slow Motion
5. Barbarella
6. Fools
7. 20th Century Ghosts
8. The Fear
9. Somehow
10. A Distant Science

Porta's Rating
9 of 10


*Porta's favourite!*

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You Should Be Listening To Deep Into The Pop Groove And Very, Very Much en Vogue!



The Aikiu
 
   Imagine someone at the pub calling you ‘Madonna with a dick … but with the voice of Simon le Bon’. Would it rub you the wrong way? Would you give the messanger of said comment a cold hard stare with the evil eye? You betcha. Not Alex Aikiu though.

That’s because it was told by none other than Nile Rodgers; legendary disco innovator with his band Chic and celebrated studio wiz for, amongst many others: Carly Simon, Diana Ross, Sister Sledge, David Bowie, Duran Duran and… Madonna.


Alex: “It was during my stay in NYC that I met Nile Rodgers. I played him some of my music and he took an instant liking to it. He also told me I reminded him of Simon Le Bon, the singer from Duran Duran. Which means a lot coming from him. After all, he’s the man behind the sound of The Reflex and Wild Boys”, explains Alex. “He sort of became my musical godfather after that.”


Another godfather for Alex is the legendary photographer/illustrator Jean-Paul Goude with whom he has been working since 3 years and who, of course, successfully deconstructed Grace Jones’ image on Slave To The Rhythm.


“The Aikiu” was born in Paris when Alex teamed up with his friends Julien Vichnievsky and Cedric Pilooski!



Pilooski should be no stranger to music heads; he was of course responsible for the immensely popular edit of Frankie Valli’s Beggin’ that took the world by surprise. The renowned DJ also cooked up remixes for the likes of LCD Soundsystem and Findlay Brown, and is part of the d*i*r*t*y-crew responsible for great compilations such as Dirty Space Disco and Dirty French Psychedelics.


The Aikiu sound has a shiny breed of new wave infested pop, influenced by Roxy Music, David Bowie… and a hint of Chic. The sky seems to become limitless for this newborn pop phenomenon.


But first, the debut single Just Can’t Sleep. Alex: “Just Can’t Sleep is about my love for late 70s, early 80s New York. A time when the city was in a terrible mess, but at the same alive with an air of decadent glamour and freedom. It’s about the freedom of dancing. There’s also a paranoid element to it. If you want the party never to stop you’re also afraid of the night and its darkness.”


Alex laughs when we remind him of that famed Madonna quote: ‘Only when I’m dancing I feel this free’ – whether he’s the mannish version of La Ciccone or not, The Aikiu is deep into the pop groove and very, very much en vogue!

Biography
ALEX AIKIU
JULIEN VICHNIEVSKY
BARNABE NUYTTEN
FIODOR DREAM DOG
CHRISTOPHE RODOMISTO
Musical Polaroid pictures, pop declarations
http://www.theaikiu.com/

http://twitter.com/Theaikiu
"My new personal
favorite pop band!"

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“The New French Touch!”


the portastylistic






Wednesday, May 8, 2013

pop*eye...Hurts—Exile (2013)








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Manchester, UK 


Hurts
 Exile (2013)


*I proud to highly
Recommended!*


Even in the turbulent, hype-fuelled realms of British music, it's difficult to recall an act in recent times who've proved as divisive as Mancunian duo Hurts. An increasingly massive presence on mainland Europe, Theo Hutchcraft and Adam Anderson are nevertheless finding recognition harder to come by in their homeland, where their slick, shamelessly commercial synthpop continues to split opinion like a robust nutcracker. Even the press - so often the industry's designated tastemakers - struggled to strike any form of agreement regarding 2010's debut LP Happiness, and for better or worse, follow-up Exile won't do anything to resolve that squabble.

In a way, Hurts' entire plight is epitomised by "Sandman," the third track from the new record. Setting out all guns blazing, its opening stages are rife with hooks and smack of stadium-filling potential, only for the song to perform a complete bellyflop with the type of chorus any self-respecting writer wouldn't even present before their companions. It's an issue that's bound to raise it's head on occasion, so precarious is the line they tread between arms-aloft anthemism and hideous cheesiness, but here, as before, the pair too often find themselves tumbling into the latter camp. Granted, there are plenty of other moments such as the opening title track and lead single "Miracle" (the most blatant "Paradise" rip-off you're ever likely to hear) which hold undeniable qualities, but even these are let down either by a swathe of hideous lyrics or their apparent inability to write a chorus that's not utterly cringeworthy. Or both.


Sadly, these stained beacons are about as good as it gets, since
Exile also carries a baggage of material bearing no redeeming features whatsoever. These misdemeanors come to a head with "The Crow" and "Somebody To Die For," a feeble on-two punch which effectively grinds what little momentum the rest of the record has gathered to a painful, plodding halt. It's hard to imagine anyone garnering enjoyment from such mundane dregs, but it'll no doubt be lapped up on the continent, where Hutchcraft's whinesome Bellamy-esque croon is celebrated as opposed to scorned, and as long as that's the case, Hurts aren't about to go away - regardless of this album's quality, or lack thereof.

Review

by Ali

Porta's Rating
7 of 10


Wonderful Life and Better Than Love, easily matched the quality of their well-cut suits!



*Porta's favourite!*

Our 2010 Best Artist of the Year

 
   Manchester, UK electro-pop duo Theo Hutchcraft and Adam Anderson. Formed in 2009, elegant and enigmatic HURTS have their sharp suits, slick hair and stark visuals. Theo and Adam present a striking contrast to the glow-in-the-dark pop stars who have run amok across the charts of late. Looking like they would rather be on the cover of Vogue Hommes than NME or Smash Hits, the pair resemble Tears for Fears as shot by Anton Corbijn. Hurts have recently released their first single “Better Than Love” and toured the UK and Europe during the summer of 2010.

Before HURTS, singer Theo and synthesiser Adam were in bands Bureau and Daggers, the latter of which supported Gary Numan. However, on a trip to Italy, they discovered “disco-lento” (slow disco) and became fixed on a more austere, and stylish, European aesthetic and Hurts was born.

Musically, they construct melancholic 1980s-inspired electro-pop with songs that they say are inspired by the British mentality of being “not too bad”.

“How are you doing? Not too bad. For a while you think that’s not very interesting,” Theo once said. “But it can be very interesting because it’s on a knife-edge of hope and despair.”


www.facebook.com/hurts

"My personal favorite
pop band!"

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“It’s so dramatic you can hear the dry ice!”


the portastylistic






Monday, April 8, 2013

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

pop*eye...Pitchfork.tv Presents — A Documentary Film on Belle and Sebastian's If You're Feeling Sinister








POP*EYE
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Pitchfork Classic 


Belle and Sebastian
 If You're Feeling Sinister


*I proud to highly
Recommended!*


Explore the making of the album with "Pitchfork Classic"

Produced and Directed by: RJ Bentler
Produced by: Michael Garber, Jon Leone
Supervising Producer: Patrick O'Connor
Edited By: Michael Garber, Jon Leone
Assistant Editor: Clay Adamczyk
Camera: Jon Leone, Will Colby, Gary Young, RJ Bentler, Christopher Anderson
Mix by: Jeff Curtin
Associate Producer: Ash Slater
Transcriber: Kylie Hoffman

Special Thanks to: Stuart Murdoch, Stuart David, Isobel Campbell, Chris Geddes, Stevie Jackson, Sarah Martin, Richard Colburn, Mick Cooke, Mark Jones, Stefano D'Andrea, Tony Doogan,

Special Thanks to: Jeepster Recordings, Matador Records,

Special Thanks to: Gabe Spierer, Patrick Amory,

Special Thanks to: Glen Thomson,

Special Thanks to: Jo D'Andrea, Kay Heath,

Special Thanks to: Paul Whitelaw (author of 'Belle and Sebastian: Just a Modern Rock Story), Scott Plagenhoef, (author of 'Belle and Sebastian's If You're Feeling Sinister 33 ⅓),

Special Thanks to: Brendon Anderegg, Beth Allan, Stow College, Beatbox, Hyndland Parish Church, First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn

Very Special Thank You to: Karn David

Illustrations courtesy of: Laura Molloy

Additional Photos Provided By: Gregor Reid, Forest of Black, Jeepster Recordings, Mark Jones, Alison Campbell, Isobel Campbell, Electric Honey Records, Peter Hughes, Aggi Magoulas, Robert McTaggart, Stow College

Archival Live Footage Courtesy of: Al McCusker Thompson

Additional Footage Provided by: Karn David, A/V Geeks, T3 Media, STV, Getty Images, Cranhill Arts Project, BBC Library, Scottish Film Archive, Olympic Television Archive Bureau

'Dog on Wheels,' She's Losing It,' Belle and Sebastian,' 'Mary Jo,' 'Expectations,' 'We Rule the School,' 'The State I Am In,' 'You're Just a Baby,' 'Seeing Other People,' 'Mayfly,' 'The Stars of Track and Field,' 'Like Dylan in the Movies,' 'The Fox in the Snow,' 'Get Me Away From Here, I'm Dying,' 'If' You're Feeling Sinister,' 'Judy and the Dream of Horses,' 'The Boy Done Wrong Again,' 'Me and the Major' performed by Belle & Sebastian, courtesy of Jeepster Recordings Ltd/Matador Records


Dedicated to: Glasgow Gary

Porta's Rating
10 of 10




An oral history of Belle and Sebastian's seminal record If You're Feeling Sinister!



*Porta's favourite!*

Glasgow, United Kingdom (1996 – present)

Belle and Sebastian is a band from Glasgow. Led by guitarist/vocalist Stuart Murdoch, the seven-piece band has an , sound that is equal parts and ‘. Murdoch has a gift not only for whimsy and surrealism, but also for odd, unsettling lyrical detail which keeps the songs grounded in a tangible reality.

Based in Glasgow, Scotland, Belle and Sebastian released their first two albums in 1996: Tigermilk, recorded over three days, and If You’re Feeling Sinister, recorded in a week, at the peak of the movement. At first, some critics in Britain’s music weeklies tied the band into the subgenre, yet the group was too pretty, too delicate, to bear that label. Through their first two years of public existence, the band shielded their personalities, submitting publicity photos featuring a girl, who was a friend of the band and reluctantly posing for photo shoots. Furthermore, they performed in odd venues, playing not only the standard coffeehouses and cafes, but also homes, church halls, and libraries.

Prior to the formation of Belle and Sebastian, Murdoch suffered from a protracted battle with chronic fatigue syndrome, which forced him to drop out of school and spend seven years living in his parents’ home crippled by his condition.Whilst in his parents home, Murdoch wrote a short story about a boy named Sebastian and a girl named Isabelle based on the names from Madame Cecile Aubery’s children’s book Belle et Sebastian.

Members:

Richard Colburn
Mick Cooke
Chris Geddes
Stevie Jackson
Bob Kildea
Sarah Martin
Stuart Murdoch

Past Members

Isobel Campbell
Stuart David

Label: Rough Trade, Jeepster, Matador

   

http://www.belleandsebastian.com
https://twitter.com/bellesglasgow


"My personal favorite
Indie pop band!"


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“History repeating!”


the portastylistic






Thursday, January 31, 2013

PERSONAL EFFECTS...KATSUYUKI YOSHIDA —THE GINZA COWBOY



KATSUYUKI
YOSHIDA
‘The Ginza Cowboy!’

COLLECTOR OF CAMERAS AND STORIES!


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“A Capture of Time”
KATSUYUKI YOSHIDA


Join Porter Classic’s founder We love, Katsuyuki Yoshida, as 'Katsu' shares his love for photography and his story that begins with a camera. Shot in a documentary style the short reminisce on Yoshida’s past through timeless photos and beautiful scenery around his wonderspace.

The beautiful and insightful interview does not focus on Katsu's work, but his hobbies.

Obscura is going against the grain and presenting an alternative and sentimental glimpse into the life of a successful business man. Katsu's video specifically focuses on his passion for photography. The stunning compilation takes you through snippets of his life. He narrates the video as flashes of old photographs appear. Photography is an integral inspiration for Katsuyuki and it has allowed him to record a visual memoir of his life.

Issue 11 of Obscura Magazine explores the life of an accessory veteran and gives a personal account of his hobbies. 







For it's latest issue, Obscura features Katsuyuki Yoshida of iconic Japanese luggage and accessories brand Porter with an insider's look at the designer’s extensive collection of cameras. The issue also includes a deeper look at the history of famed German optics company Leica as well as the storied New England footwear label Alden.






OBSCURA ISSUE 11: WINTER 2012
For the full feature – KATSUYUKI YOSHIDA, “THE GINZA COWBOY”, please pick up a copy of Obscura Issue #11 from your closest retailer, or online at store.silly-thing.com.
Camera: Canon 5D Mk II, 50mm Leica Summilux.
// Credits:
// Executive Producer: TK Mak
// Producer: Frank Liew
// Videographer/Editor: Eddie Yeung, James Chu
// Translation: Amy Chu, Wilson Li
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“Passing On the love of Camera Capture!”


the portastylistic





Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Our Best of 2012





OUR 2012
BEST*THINGS

Welcome ~ from Our personal travel around Tokyo & Kyoto to My best playlist sound, the Portastylistic selects best place to cosy visit and an international playlist to fill your day (or night) with sounds from classic pop sound to sunshine cosy sound to the World Class syn-pop from French man . Sound today to the Inspiration Pop Band and New Pop on the blog career our favourite pop albums with your desk with coffee, table with sparkling book, counter or armchair pre-New Year over 10 POP albums hope we'll see you should keep an ear on in 2013.

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-the portastylistic



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"ARTIST OF THE YEAR"
Richard Hawley

Richard Willis Hawley (born 17 January 1967, Sheffield, England) is an English guitarist, singer-songwriter and producer. After his first band Treebound Story (formed while he was still at school) broke up, Hawley found success as a member of Britpop band Longpigs in the 1990s. After that group broke up in 2000, he later joined the band Pulp, led by his friend Jarvis Cocker, for a short time. As a solo musician, Hawley has released seven studio albums.


"BEST ALBUM OF THE YEAR"
Standing At The Sky's Edge (2012)

—RECENT PORTAGORIES 

Catch up with previous 'Our Best Of' of The Artist Of The Year Series


 Artist of The Year 2011  
31 December 2011
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Artist of The Year 2010
28 December 2010
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Artist of The Year 2009  
27 December 2009
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Artist of The Year 2008
 
31 December 2008 
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"ROOKIE OF THE YEAR"
TOY

Members
Tom Dougall
Dominic O'Dair
Alejandra Diez
Maxim Barron
Charlie Salvidge


*BEST MV OF THE YEAR!*
  Lose My Way




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"OUR 10 POP OF THE TOP"

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Lawrence Arabia
The Sparrow


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Michael Kiwanuka
Home Again


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Dylan Mondegreen
Dylan Mondegreen


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A.C. Newman
Shut Down the Streets


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Dylan LeBlanc
Cast the Same Old Shadow


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Noisettes
Contact


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Saint Etienne
Words And Music By Saint Etienne


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The School
Reading to Much into Things Like Everything


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James Iha
Look To The Sky


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Air
Le Voyage Dans La Lune



POP*EYE

—RECENT PORTAGORIES 
Catch up with previous 'Our Best Of' of The POP*EYES Series


10 POP OF THE TOP 2011
30 December 2011
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10 POP OF THE TOP 2010
29 December 2010
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10 POP OF THE TOP 2009
30 December 2009
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 10 POP OF THE TOP 2008 #1 #2
31 December 2008
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10 POP OF THE TOP CHARTS SELECT BY
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"BEST EVENT OF THE YEAR"
NISSAN Presents HAPPY SURPRISE



交際スタートから11年目を迎えた夫婦に訪れた奇跡。
それは、ご主人とご家族、お友達から奥様へのサプライズプレゼント。
日産がお届けする、誰もがハッピーになれる心温まるムービーをご覧ください。

■日産公式Facebookページはこちら
http://www.facebook.com/NissanJP



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"BEST TVC OF THE YEAR"
Happy surprise by BEAMS



"HAPPY LIFE SOLUTION COMPANY"というコンセプトを掲げるBEAMSから、「しあわせを届けよう」シリーズムービー第3弾が公開!

第3弾は、ウィンターホリデーに繰り広げられる、様々な人たちのしあわせの瞬間を切り取った心温まるムービーです。大切な人と向き合い、しあわせを分かち合うとき、必ずそ
­ばには色とりどりの笑顔があります。それは愛する人からのプレゼントを通してだったり、子供との食事だったり、シーンも相手も様々です。そんな、たくさんのしあわせな笑顔­にフォーカスしたムービーを、ぜひご覧下さい。

http://www.beams.co.jp/pickup/detail/867




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"MOVIE OF THE YEAR"

The Descendants

Midnight In Paris

HUGO 






'...will drive you to tears '
Touching my heart about Family Story, Hawaii
...Dark humor side from Alexander Payne
Aloha the truest, Mahalo to all pain




Stop living the fast life, Enjoy all around, 
A Miracles its Happen!



The Most Gorgeous Costumes inspiration!
Dreams never ending to believe!,
deeply into the children’s fantasy genre,
Paris set in 1931 CLASSIC ERA !.



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"HOTEL OF THE YEAR"
HOTEL ANTEROOM, Kyoto


HOTEL ANTEROOM KYOTO

On April 28, 2011, in between Kujo and Jujo at the south side of Kyoto Station, a 23 year-old student dormitory was renovated and reopened as a hotel and apartment, “
HOTEL ANTEROOM KYOTO”. 

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The concept of the hotel is the place where art and culture that represent the present Kyoto gather. The space unites the people around the world visiting Kyoto and the people live in the apartment. 

ARGarden.jpg

The hotel provides the guests with the comforts of gathering of friends, while also functioning as an anteroom where they can prepare themselves for a trip into Kyoto’s city center. The apartments provide a living space in which residents can enjoy an exciting lifestyle with like-minded individuals. It is a new style of space without too much elaboration and is a mixture of both ordinary and extraordinary. The guests and the residents can feel the lifestyle and the culture of the city that are always changing.

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The public space, which consists of a lounge, a library, a gallery, and a restaurant all lining up from the entrance, gathers cultures such as art, music, and design to be sent out. It also provides the guests with a space to communicate with each other. Various events are planned here, connecting things around the world with Kyoto itself, mixing them together, and creating something new. 

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You will meet exciting lifestyles through the events relating to art and music as well as the daily communication with the travelers visiting the hotel. 
 


3 reasons to go there:
  1. Perfect place to stay in Kyoto. Tourists can book a room in their hotel, people from around can book an apartment.
  2. The restaurant is a great place to hang out.
  3. You can also expect exhibitions, events and more gatherings.









www.hotel-anteroom.com

Address: 7 Aketa-cho, Higashi 9 Jyom Minami-ku, Kyoto
Access: 12 minute walk from JR Kyoto Station. 5 minute walk from Kujo Station, Subway Karasuma Line.
Hotel: 61 guest rooms, a restaurant, a gallery, a lounge
Apartment: 50 rooms, communal kitchens
info@hotel-anteroom.com
http://www.hotel-anteroom.com


A crossroad of art &
culture that present Kyoto's now.

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*Porta's favourite!*

from Porta's Greetings Adventure!—TokyoSurvey 2012


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—RECENT PORTAGORIES

Catch up with previous 'Our Best Of' of The Hotel I Love Series

Hotel of the year 2011
1 January 2012
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Hotel of the year 2010
27 December 2010
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Hotel of the year 2009
27 December 2009
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Hotel of the year 2008
31 December 2008
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the portastylistic




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"COLLECTION OF THE YEAR"
Mister Freedom® MFSC


“It is up to you, the consumer, to change things. Because all it takes for something to stop being manufactured is for people to stop buying it.”

Mr. Christophe Loiron, “Mister Freedom”

Mister Freedom® MFSC
‘Men of the Frontier’ Collection
















MISTER FREEDOM® is a retail space/design studio created by Christophe Loiron, French expatriate to California in 1990.

The concept operates at the current Hollywood, CA location since 2003.

The brick building at 7161 Beverly Boulevard is filled with a huge inventory of vintage clothing, footwear and accessories for men and women from the 1850’s to the present.

The store also offers rare textiles, vintage books as well as antique props for deco. This extensive eclectic collection of vintage items is collected around the world and updated daily with new finds.

Our customers are domestic and international individuals with discerning taste, collectors, non-mall shoppers, locals, designers, artists, wardrobe stylists… and some famous Hollywood cool cats.


*Porta's favourite!*
Share If You Care



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"GOOD SWEET FOR LIFE"
Parfait Chocolate at Tea House Lipton, Kyoto



*Porta's favourite!*


from Porta's Greetings Adventure!—TokyoSurvey 2012




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"GOOD BOOK FOR LIFE"
Discover Japan: DESIGN


Made in NIPPON!
 features beautiful objects made in Japan, either traditional or modern. 
with a special leaflet about the most beautiful design shops in Japan
Very limited quantity for these magazines that will not be necessarily republished !

Discover Japan: DESIGN



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"GOOD GIFTS FOR LIFE"

Shoes Like Pottery


Shoes Like Pottery features high-quality, beautifully textured fabric, hand-sewn by the skilled craftsmen of Kurume, Japan.

We take a look at a surprisingly affordable and stylish sneaker with a hand-made warmth that can't be copied on an assembly line.
Visit the factory where it is made and check out the techniques used for creating the line called "Shoes Like Pottery". 



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Porter Classic












Easy for walk, unlike the other high-end fashion brands, father and son, family, friends, customers, younger craftsmen, Manufacturer's in their selected factories in Japan, making quality handmade products, still likes to keep their style classic and "human" connection arcade with that it is spreading.

FIRST FRIDAY



*Porta's favourite!* 


from Porta's Greetings Adventure!—TokyoSurvey 2012


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FUJIFILM X10



The Fuji X10 is remarkably small. However, it feels nice in your hand. It seems larger than a Canon G series camera but thinner and more elegant. Everything feels like it’s in the right place here, although the Canon G series cameras are also quite good.

The top of the camera features a hot shot in the middle. To the right of that is the function dial for the user to change shooting modes. Plus there is a shutter release with threading for a cable release. To the right of those are the exposure compensation dial and a function button. On the left where the camera says Fujifilm X10 is the pop-up flash.




*Porta's BD Gift!*


The Fujifilm X10 essentially brings together the best features of many of its rivals - a bright, reasonably versatile zoom and a high quality glass viewfinder. Add to this its relatively large EXR sensor and enthusiast-friendly manual control and customization options, and it's a very compelling little camera.


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GOOD DESIGN
IS
 
GOOD GIFTS




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"SPARKLING OF THE YEAR"
 JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI


The story of 85-year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station. Despite its humble appearances, it is the first restaurant of its kind to be awarded a prestigious three-star Michelin Guide rating, and sushi lovers from around the globe make repeated pilgrimage, calling months in advance and shelling out top dollar for a coveted seat at Jiro’s sushi bar.



JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI is a thoughtful and elegant meditation on work, family, and the art of perfection, chronicling Jiro’s life as both an unparalleled success in the culinary world and as a loving yet complicated father.


You have to love your job,
You must fall in love with your work. 
Mr. Jiro



"AS A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT WORLD-CLASS SUSHI, THIS FILM IS DEFINITIVE... I FOUND MYSELF DRAWN INTO THE MYSTERY OF THIS MAN."
-ROGER EBERT, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
"MOUTHWATERING"
-Variety
"THRILLING AND BEAUTIFUL. MADDENINGLY DELICIOUS LOOKING."
-ANTHONY BOURDAIN
"5 STARS. A WORK OF ART"
-TIME OUT NEW YORK
"CAPTIVATING"
-LOS ANGELES TIMES
"DELECTABLE"
-SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE



Sparkling my philosophy for life of work.,
'... RESPECT !




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