Paul Clarke of BBC Music gave the album a positive review by saying: "Things would probably be quite different for Woon had he’d got his act together sooner. In 2007, his fragile cover of an old folk spiritual placed him pretty much alone at the crossroads between rural blues and urban electronica, a 20-something Robert Johnson from London who’d sold his soul to dubstep instead of the Devil. Today, though, he shares this space with The xx and James Blake; and overshadowed by The xx’s Mercury Prize victory and Blake’s own debut album of earlier in 2011, Woon’s music could now be in danger of sounding wearily familiar rather than darkly mysterious".
In 2008 the municipality of Artà had a population of 7,113 recorded residents within an area of 139.63 square kilometres (53.91sqmi). This equates to 50.9inhabitants perkm2. In 2006 the percentage of foreigners was 13.2% (890), of which Germans made up 3.9% (262). In 1991 there were still 136illiterates in the municipality. 1,292inhabitants had no education, 1,675only a primary school certificate and 1,210had secondary school leaving certificates. The official languages are Catalan and Spanish (Castilian). The Catalan dialect spoken on the island is known as Mallorquí.
Artà lies in the northeast of the island of Majorca, around 60km from the island's capital of Palma. The Massís d’Artà, the highest and most compact massif in the eastern mountain chain of the Serres de Llevant, occupies more than half the area of the municipality. The municipality is located on the western part of peninsula of Artà and is bordered in the west by the Bay of Alcúdia (Badia d’Alcúdia), and in the north by the Mediterranean sea where its coast lies opposite the neighbouring island of Minorca. The coast of Artà stretches for 25kilometres and, so far, has escaped being developed. Particularly noteworthy are the beach and sand dune formations of sa Canova d’Artà, the flat coastal strip near the settlement of Colònia de Sant Pere, the high rocky coves of the Cap de Ferrutx and a large number of smaller bays that extend from s’Arenalet des Verger to Cala Torta.
The ART format (file extension ".art") holds a single still image that has been highly compressed. The format was designed to facilitate the quick downloading of images, among other things. Originally, the compression was developed by the Johnson-Grace Company, which was then acquired by AOL. When an image is converted to the ART format, the image is analyzed and the software decides what compression technique would be best. The ART format has similarities to the progressive JPEG format, and certain attributes of the ART format can lead to image quality being sacrificed for the sake of image compression (for instance, the image's color palette can be limited.)
Usage by AOL
The AOL service used the ART image format for most of the image presentation of the online service. In addition, the AOL client's web browser also automatically served such images in the ART format to achieve faster downloads on the slower dialup connections that were prevalent in those days. This conversion was done in the AOL proxy servers and could be optionally disabled by the user. This image conversion process effectively reduced the download time for image files. This technology was once branded as Turboweb and is now known as AOL TopSpeed.
Southport’s BlissHotel has been put up for sale by Waterfront Southport Properties ... The 4-star luxury boutique Bliss Hotel with underground car park sits in a prime position extending onto Southport’s waterfront next to the proposed state-of-the-art MarineLakes Events Centre.
MarkSommer... The report, "Everyone's Heritage ... • Historic commercial districts are where jobs in the knowledge and creative class categories – from the arts and sciences to information and finance – grew fastest from 2010 to 2019 ... Mark Sommer covers preservation, development, the waterfront, culture and more. He's also a former arts editor at The News.
...Live at the Waterfront! event was shown on the Sky Arts channel in December and the concert was produced for television by Green Inc Film and Television Ltd, which is based in Holywood, Co Down.The NIO paid Green Inc Film and Television a total of £235,887.55 for its work.
As the sun went down on Friday evening, people gathered at JeddahArtPromenade to enjoy the SaudiNational Day celebrations ...People enjoy during an event at Jeddah Art Promenade ... The small band that paraded the length of the Jeddah Waterfront was dressed in mostly white ... People enjoy during an event at Jeddah Art Promenade.
MarkSommer... But Paul McDonnell, president of the Campaign for Greater BuffaloHistory, Architecture & Culture, said the damage to the 400-foot-long grain elevator since demolition began on Sept. 16 is fairly minimal ... Mark Sommer covers preservation, development, the waterfront, culture and more. He's also a former arts editor at The News ....
Housed in a Beaux Arts-style ... With waterfront views, upscale shopping, public art and 14 acres of public gardens, this mixed-use area exists in a place that was previously a military fortification, a parking lot for unused trains and and offloading area for slaughterhouses.
at Edenton’s ColonialWaterfrontPark. Exhibits, art, food and music will all be available and open to the public ... Arts on the Perquimans Show calling all artisans. The 11th Arts on the Perquimans Show is looking for folks willing to participate. The art show will be hosted from 10 a.m.
SVAN’s summer concert series was well-attended Here, the audience at an event at Northville WaterfrontPark... She found that through the Sacandaga Valley Arts Network, an organization that brings artists of all types together for exhibits, concerts, workshops and community programming ... SVAN Arts Jubilee ... Art, Life and Arts, Life and Arts.
A Steveston beachcomber and artist, who makes art out of things he finds along the Fraser River, came across a dead sturgeon on one of his recent walkabouts ... LaRocca, who posts his art and photos of interesting objects he finds along the Steveston waterfront on the Twitter handle @FraserRiverFind, posted a video of the sturgeon on TikTok ... ... .