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Forward-Ever-Backward-Never

Glad to report this site is up and running once again! From the post counts, you can see it’s been dormant for too long. Plagued with endless CSS issues, hacks, etc.; it became too much of a chore to keep with it. New host, new theme, new beginning! Endless gratitude to my bro’ who offered…

Through My Lens

Coral Cove, Koh Samui, Surat Thani

Finally getting around to sharing some photo collections that I’d been meaning to go through for quite some time. Spent most of the past year sans camera since mine had an irreparable spot on the lens, but my wife’s Canon S90 was great to put in my pocket and snap the majority of the collections…

Rock Bar – Koh Samui

Here’s a video showcasing my friends’ bar here on Koh Samui down the street from my house in Lamai. Tucked away in a tiny cove nearby Hinta Hinyai, it’s the perfect place to chill out and relax. Definitely check it out if you visit the island sometime. If you’re lucky, they’ll have live music on…

Crate Diggers

Fuse

Back in December 2012, I dropped a post about Fuse’s Crate Diggers series. Check it here. In the time since, they’ve featured additional diggers and I thought I’d shed some light on it as I’m addicted to watching these.Those featured since include DJ Nu-Mark, DJ Babu, House Shoes, Adrian Younge, DJ Rhettmatic, Diamond D, Kid…

Inna Ruminations Stylee

Quasimoto - Yessir Whatever

Inna Ruminations Stylee has been a long time comin’ since the last one (9 months to be exact and 8 months before that one). Minimal time gets spent on the Web clicking away reading/watching/listening to this, that and the other; however, here are a variety of things I bookmarked on random occasions since mid-2012. Dust &…

Bling47 Break: Dilla Edition

Been hooked on listening to people talk about records since watching the Crate Diggers videos. Waajeed of Platinum Pied Pipers (PPP) and Bling47 is the man behind these creations that feature various people associated with the great J Dilla chat it up about their favorite breaks chopped and served up by the master himself. Nearly…

Crate Diggers

Vinyl!

Crate Diggers series on Fuse! Hella dope! Loving the commentary throughout and laughed at being able to relate to some of the obsessions they mention as well as being a fiend for vibrations. While mine has largely been in formats other than vinyl (the ol’ crates of wax haven’t seen any additions since moving to…

The GoLdBricK Gallery

Baan Ya Bplok, Surat Thani, Thailand

Finally processed and organized my collection of super-wide and panoramic shots, and selected some of my favorites to share over at the GoLdBricK Gallery! Enjoy a few below or click the link to view the entire album. Wide Angles Collection – The GoLdBricK Gallery

Inna Ruminations Stylee

posters

It’s been a helluva long time since I dropped a ruminations post. Eight months to be exact. Spent the latter part of last year at home in the U.S. and have been busy since my return with this, that and the other. However, the following things have crossed my path in past months. Some are…

Exploring Koh Samui

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Sights seen on afternoon spent driving through the hills behind my house over the mountains to Mae Nam, on to Plai Laem, Laem Samrong and Choeng Mon in the northeastern area of Koh Samui, returning south past Koh Matlang and Chaweng back to Coral Cove before hitting home in Lamai.

Movin’ Forward

The Nerones!

Thanks to the help of my bro’, the Goldbrick is up and running again! Yeah yeah! Everything except for the Gallery that is, but it’s comin’ along soon. If you care to do so, drop a comment to offer your appreciation. That’s him on his hog with me and my son in tow during our…

Technical Difficulties

More posts are comin’, but not until the Dashboard of my WordPress starts to function correctly. If you have any solutions as to why it is not displaying as CSS, then let me know! Surprised I was able to even get this short message posted! Hang in there, more vibes to come! ******************************************************** Turns out…

The Land of the Rising Sun

Tokyo, Japan

Ended up spending a few days in Tokyo recently and checked out a mere fraction of the area including the Akihabara and Ginza districts. The surroundings were more than overwhelming to the senses. A truly unique place! Click the link below to visit the gallery of pictures I snapped while there. Akihabara and Ginza districts…

WCLK Atlanta: The Jazz of the City

DJ Cam Quartet

Been chillin’ in the ol’ stomping grounds of the ATL for the past few weeks and my normal flipping through the crates has been on hiatus. Instead, WCLK has been dominating the hi-fi. Love revisiting the sounds from Clark Atlanta University, especially The Soul of Jazz show, in the late afternoons, hosted by Jamal Ahmad…

The Goldbrick Gallery

The Goldbrick Gallery

It’s been a long time coming for this to finally make its debut. Pleased to offer a small glimpse of what my eyes have gazed upon since living in the Land of Smiles and exploring the surrounding area. Enjoy! The GoLdBricK Gallery; Photography by Ryan Nerone, 2007-2011

Inna Ruminations Stylee

Tim Timebomb's RockNRoll Theater

Just as in the last posting, way back in April, flooding continues to remain an issue for Thailand. While it was in the southern area earlier this year, it is presently the central region that is in a crisis state and the water is now moving into Bangkok with the situation worsening by the day.…