Attack Magazine has a great writeup about how japanese synthezisers shaped post-WW2 pop music. It’s a story about societal values, economic variables and the willingness to improve and disrupt.
In Omsk, Siberia, the annual speed grave-digging Competition was held. The race to 6ft under is to promote the trade and to attract young people to the job.
In Tokyo, Japan, the future is dying with the Nakagin Capsule Tower.