The mammals at The American Museum of Natural History in New York are coming back to (near) life. A team of taxidermists, conservators and designers have been restoring the museum’s diorama by re-coloring faded fur, refreshing background paintings and installing less-damaging lighting. Aptly, the renovated display is set to open on October 27, the same day as the 154th birthday of the late President Theodore Roosevelt, after whom the teddy bear was named.
We’ve heard whispers that Kieran Hebden, aka Four Tet, is working on a new album slated for release later this year. In the interim, he’s performing at the One Step Beyond party at the Museum of Natural History in New York this Friday, and thanks to our friends at Fader.com we have two double passes [...]