Spectral and ethereal; from Kevin Martin’s 1995 ‘Macro Dub Infection Volume 1’ compilation. Laika were a UK band lumped into the nebulous ‘Post-Rock’ category. They consisted of Margaret Fiedler McGinnis (London based American musician) and John Frenett, who formed Laika after being members of Moonshake.The original mix of this tune is also quite lovely.
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Laika, the stop-motion studio behind such movies as “The Boxtrolls,” “ParaNorman” and “Coraline,” will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a special presentation at the View Conference in Turin, Italy, running Oct. 114 more words
On November 3, 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 2 into orbit with a single passenger on board— a small dog called Laika. She was the first living creature to venture into space. 708 more words
Grant Hayter-Menzies is the author of From Stray Dog to World War I Hero: The Paris Terrier Who Joined the First Division (Potomac Books, November 2015) and is donating a portion of each book’s sale to… 1,129 more words