Austin - Squid Collective

Discussion in 'Culture' started by Kent Wang, Dec 11, 2007.

  1. Kent Wang

    Kent Wang Pygmy Octopus Registered

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    Howdy,

    I'm the head of a psytrance music promotion group called Squid Collective, in Austin, Texas. We organize parties where we have djs play a form of electronic music known as psychedelic trance.

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    For our first party we built a squid to hang over the dancefloor. The deco theme was "An Aquatic Adventure" and we had various other aquatic elements like jellyfish and puffer fish. Photos on our website. I thought you might be interested in seeing this.

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    I'm also interested in ideas for squid and cephalopod-related deco elements that we can build. We're trying to keep the budget under $200. The squid only cost about $150 in materials.
     
  2. monty

    monty Colossal Squid Staff Member Supporter

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    pretty awesome...
     
  3. Nancy

    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    Yes, imaginative!

    Nancy
     
  4. erich orser

    erich orser Architeuthis Supporter Registered

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    I've long wanted to do the squid equivalent of a Chinese parade dragon, with folks way out in front holding sticks aloft to make the tentacles dance around individually.
     
  5. pipsquek

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    OH! OH! Pick me pick me. Can I be the hectocotylus??

    Man, that would take some serious rehearsal.
     
  6. monty

    monty Colossal Squid Staff Member Supporter

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    Yeah, a lot of the dragon-dance stuff relies on it being one long thing, so there would have to be a lot more choreography to avoid getting tied in knots...
     
  7. Tintenfisch

    Tintenfisch Architeuthis Staff Member Moderator

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    :roflmao:

    So... you aspire to be a squid's... no, nevermind. Whatever floats your boat. :smile:

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  8. Kent Wang

    Kent Wang Pygmy Octopus Registered

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    After our successful party we had a congratulatory squid dinner:

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    Squid salad

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    Fettucine a la Artifakt (tomato sauce with anchovy) with squid

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    Squid stir fry

    If only there was a squid dessert...
     
  9. erich orser

    erich orser Architeuthis Supporter Registered

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    looks delicious! Those poor, fast-breeding squid. Was there a curry dipping sauce?
     

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