Illustration by: Elizabeth Moch

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Last Christmas

Wham! - Last Christmas


Trololo (No Autotune)

There are so many different video manipulations of this song, but this one cracks me up the most.

Eduard Khil

I am very glad, because I'm finally returning back home (Trololo)

(the real song)

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Some Cool Skate Videos


Kilian Martin: A Skate Regeneration


Gou Miyagi - overground broadcasting skate video

-They both have such cool styles!

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Thursday, November 18, 2010


El Guincho "Bombay" (Official Video)

I love the style and how trippy this video is! And the steel drums!

Warning, there's boobies and toe sucking. :)



El Guincho - Bombay

Was El Guincho inspired by Sophmore 's Spring 2008 collection?


Monday, November 15, 2010

Saturday, November 13, 2010

SMALL GIFT: Herro Kitten Carnival

I just went to the Hello Kitty carnival, with my favorite kitten in toe, Noms Not Bombs! It was such a fun day indulging in our Japanese roots and acting like little kids. Herro kitty forever!

hello kitty carnival

hello kitty carnival

hello kitty carnival

hello kitty carnival

hello kitty carnival

hello kitty carnival

hello kitty carnival

Small Gift Los Angeles
November 12-21, 2010
Event Location
Barker Hangar, 3021 Airport Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405 map

-pictures from opening night with harajuku girls: The Hundreds

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Fashion With Protection!

Japanese vending machine disguise! Instantly camouflages you in cities with a lot of vending machines.



Japanese Vending Machine Disguise

Wednesday, November 10, 2010


It's proven that if you light up on Halloween, you'll be popular. With Disney's remake of Tron coming out next month, there was a lot of glow-stick-piped spandex out this year!

Tron (1982)


New Tron


Daft Punk


Daft Punk scored it which is super cool and you can see it in 3-D and IMAX 3-D a week before Christmas. Here is their leaked single from the movie, Derezzed. And if you want to know how to make your own glow suit, Insturctables has it all.

Daft Punk - Derezzed

Bonus Tracks: Just found these fun Daft Punk mash-ups :)

Daft Punk Vs. Prince - Harder Better Faster Controversy (dj scenius bootleg remix)

Daft Punk - Gwen Guthrie vs. Daft Punk (U-Tern Club Version)

Friday, November 5, 2010


It worked, I can't get this out of my head. I am in love with every scene and the score and the clothes! Lanvin for H&M looks absolutely amazing and possibly worth camping out for. The campaign is brilliant. It's like a Gossip Girl fairytale meets The Shining directed by David Lynch. So entertaining and stylish!

Lanvin for H&M - Fashion Show

........................................................................."I don't want diamonds. I want LANVIN!"

special thanks to Panda for this, aka Hello Yummy


Monday, October 25, 2010

halloween mix!









My Shimoda Halloween Mix

1. Hitchcock

2. I Put A Spell On You - Screaming Jay Hawkins

3. Creepshow - Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti

4. Beau oui comme Bowie - Isabelle Adjani

5. Ghost Town (The Revenge Increase The Peace Mix) - The Specials

6. Batman Theme - Neal Hefti

7. Terror! - The Rakes

8. UFO - ESG

9. Earth People - Dr. Octagon

10. A Nightmare On My Street - DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

11. Shwing - Wayne's World

12. Double Shot (Of My Baby's Love) - The Swingin' Medallions

13. Hell - Squirrel Nut Zippers

14. Dead Man's Party - Oingo Boingo

15. T.V.O.D. - The Normal

16. Everyday is Halloween - Ministry

17. Nightclubbing - Iggy Pop

18. Triceratops (CFCF Remix) - Health

19. Bloodbeat - Patrick Wolf

20. House Jam (XXXChange Remix) - Gang Gang Dance

21. Ghostwriter - RJD2

22. Black Guitar - Blonde Redhead

Thursday, October 21, 2010

George Michael: Freedom! '90

I was obsessed with this song in the 90's! Christy Turlington was my favorite supermodel and then Cindy Crawford. This song sparks some nostalgia and an urge to have a dramatic dance off.

George Michael - Freedom 90

George Michael - Freedom! '90

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

A Be-be Disco Star!

Jordy - Dur Dur D'etre Bebe (1992)


Jordy - Dur Dur d'être Bébé!

Jordy - Alison

Jordy is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest singer to have a #1 hit single. "Dur dur d'être bébé!" (It's Tough to be a Baby) debuted when he was just four and a half! The whole album all together is a bit frightening but you can download it here if you like.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010


Ryan Heffington never ceases to amaze me with his choreography skills. He is incredibly talented and unique and is also very sweet and down to earth. Anyone can take his dance classes at his studio, The Sweat Spot in Silverlake. I'll admit that it's a bit intimidating and I'm not the best at it, but it's fun and a great workout. Check out Ryan's latest project choreographing a live dance performance for Target. Their timing is excellent, I'm not sure how they did all of that. My friend Sam did the music too. :)

Kaleidoscopic Fashion Spectacular

Kaleidoscopic Fashion Spectacular from Standard Hotels on Vimeo.

This will be fun. It's at the Moca Geffen downtown tomorrow. I'll be there as long as I get my homework done...


Wednesday, September 29, 2010

I'm DJing at MALO Tomorrow!


TOMORROW Thursday Sept 30th from 5-10 pm @ Malo in Silverlake! MEN+WOMEN'S SALE. Bring cash and come hungry and thirsty for food drinks and FASHION at wholesale prices! Men's & Women's!

Diesel , Kova & T ,-love, Gypsy 05 , Akiko , Saint Grace , Jessica Elliott Jewelry , Kasil Denim , Isabel Lu , Riviera Club , Gregory Quinn , Mine Design + boxes of vintage records, a raffle and mamamamama myshimoda and special guest DJ! :)


Friday, September 24, 2010

Friday, August 27, 2010

Inception Messed With My Head

I went to see Inception opening night at the Cinerama Dome. An hour and a half into it they shut down the film due to an A/C problem -right before they go into the 2nd level, bummer! So we finally went last weekend and saw the whole thing again and a half. I may have had a summery alcoholic lemonade beforehand but this movie made me a little dizzy and messed with my head. When I went to the bathroom I accidentally ran into a wall in the hallway. ... :x

Some memorable images:


This song has been haunting me a bit. My friend just confessed he made a totem so that he knows when he's not dreaming. My totem is my cat ring . If he doesn't talk back to me then I'm not dreaming.

The composer, Hans Zimmer explains his inspiration and process to melt those daunting fog horns into Edith Piaf's Non Je Ne Regrette Rien as they go from one dream level to the next.

Also a little trivia, Marion Cotillard who plays Mal in Inception also starred as Edith Piaf in 2007 film "La Vie en Rose," and took home an Academy Award for Best Actress.

The Playlist: Inception Character Trailer
Uploaded by ThePlaylist. - Classic TV and last night's shows, online.

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Todd Rundgren vs. Neon Indian vs. The Pineapples

My friend Ryan in Echo Park told me Neon Indian sampled Todd Rundgren's, "Izzat Love?" in their song, Deadbeat Summer. Then I heard Neon Indian sampling The Pineapples' Come On Closer in their song, Psychic Chasms. So Neon Indian likes to sample but they have good taste. Download their whole album below. It's fun.

Todd Rundgren


Izzat Love?

-and one of my favorites... unrelated.

- I Saw the Light

Neon Indian


Deadbeat Summer

The full album: Psychic Chasms
-pretty cool, I like it!

ALSO- I just heard The Pineapples in their track, Psychic Chasms.

Psychic Chasms

The Pineapples


Come On Closer

Friday, August 13, 2010

Sweaty Silverlake

I'm going to Ryan Heffington's Sweat Spot for the first time tonight. I'm deciding between these two outfits...


I hope we learn moves like this!

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Gary Low vs. Washed Out

In response to Blue Rondos vs. Old Arcade Fire , my friend, Naheed pointed out that Washed Out 's 'Feel It All Around' is a slowed down version of Gary Low 's 'I Want You'. She's absolutely right! They're both good songs too.

If anyone has any more please email me them or drop tracks into my dropbox link at the top right!


Gary Low I Want You


Feel It All Around

-oh, apparently this isn't news...
-( Washed Out: "Feel It All Around" + Gary Low: "I Want You" on Pitchfork ) but I have both mp3s, enjoy!

Monday, August 9, 2010

What Are YOU Doing This Summer?

Chloe "Summer"

OMG this is so funnnyy. He looks just like her in that last look.

-thank you panda!: hello yummy

It Never Gets Old

My sister says whenever she buys me a present there is usually an age warning label attached to it. Like my Comfy Panda Pillow Pet™ , stick-on mustaches, cat books and stickers. Call me immature, but these things never get old for me. Must be my Japanese. (=•.•=) I love this fun cup trend and I want all of it.



Animal nose mugs from Theo .


Pick Your Nose Party Cups.

This past NYE we used these at our party and they were so much fun! Margaux chose the beaver, Ashley got the shark and I picked the one closest to a cat of course... Animal Pick Your Nose Party Cups .


And then the much blogged about, Peter Bruegger: moustache mugs.
Very Charming.



Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Amazing! Prop. 8 Ruled Unconstitutional!

"It's official! Great News for California! California gay marriage ban overturned!"

I meeeeeeeeaaaannnnnn finally!!! My grandma says, "It's not over yet, sweethearts; but let's party, any way." =)


Judge rules California's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional

-yaaaaaaaay!!! this news make me think of this song...

The Turtles - Happy Together

-And a funny PSA starring Justin Long and Mike White. If you disagree with their lifestyle, why not overturn prop8 and make them get married, like the rest of us?

Marriage Rights - Devin & Glenn

This Just In!

HELLO KITTY rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange today in honor of the Sanrio brand's 50th anniversary.

yaaaay bring us good luck hello kitten!

-thank you fellow kitten and nommer for reporting! Noms, Not Bombs


I'm loving this one track complilation I just found, Sidetracked Mixed By La Roux . Makes me dance on my new exercise ball chair.


download Sidetracked Mixed By La Roux

01. Japan – I Second That Emotion
02. Heaven 17 – Come Live With Me
03. Joyce Sims – (You Are My) All And All
04. Hally & Kongo Band – Afrikan Man
05. Fever Ray – When I Grow Up (D. Lissvik Version)
06. Doris Troy – Just One Look
07. Freur – Doot Doot
08. Jam Crew – Exotic Nations
09. Ellis, Beggs & Howard – Big Bubbles, No Troubles
10. Fox The Fox – Precious Little Diamond
11. Tears For Fears – Suffer The Children
12. Blancmange – What’s Your Problem
13. I Blame Coco – Self Machine (Coconut Candy "No Need For Plastic Palm Trees" Elly Jackson Remix)
14. Paul Haig – Big Blue World
15. Kavinsky – Testarossa Autodrive (SebastiAn Remix)
16. La Roux – Under My Thumb
17. Gerry Rafferty – Right Down The Line

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

The Blue Rondos vs. Old Arcade Fire

Everyone's talking about the new Arcade Fire album but I want to talk about the old Arcade Fire and how their song, Haiti's melody is a slowed down version on The Blue Rondos' hit, Little Baby. Yeah, that's pretty much it. Gotta work, post more music later...

The Blue Rondos


mp3 - Little Baby

Arcade Fire


mp3 - Haiti

and here is the new Arcade Fire... kind of fun with the synth-pop, haven't listened to it all yet..


The Suburbs

that's all...