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After eleven years as the Visual Intelligence Agency, VIA became Plaid in May 2007.
Plaid gets it, understands it, and makes it sing.
Eric from Segway came down to the Plaid offices and gave us personal lessons and orientation.
www.thinkplaid.com   (0 words)

  namesuppressed: Plaid Lite - create seamless plaid patterns   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Plaid Lite is a Photoshop plugin for creating seamless plaids and tiling tartan patterns.
Plaid Lite is especially useful for digital scrapbooking.
Plaid Lite is so affordable, it won't take long to earn back the cost of the plugin.
www.namesuppressed.com /design/plugins-plaidlite.shtml   (584 words)

  Plaid - LoveToKnow 1911
The wearer wrapped himself in the plaid, the lower portion, reaching to the knees and belted, forming the kilt.
Later the lower portion was separated, being called the philibeg, the plaid being used as a covering for the shoulders and upper part of the body.
The plaids were usually of a checked or tartan pattern.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Plaid   (127 words)

 Plaid Llangollen
Above all, Plaid Cymru believes that decisions should be taken as close as possible to the people affected, recognising that legitimacy and sovereignty arise from the people themselves, within their local communities, not from the trappings and institutions of State.
Plaid Cymru recognises the need to ensure a fairer gender balance and to maximise the opportunity for both self-fulfilment and contributions to their community for men and women alike.
Plaid Cymru recognises the limitations of this situation but is nevertheless fully committed to making the best possible use of the funds received under this present settlement for the good of all people of Wales.
www.llangollen-plaid-cymru.fsnet.co.uk /English/Background.htm   (2337 words)

 CMT.com : Plaid : Biography
Meshing well with Downie's vision of heavily hybridized post-techno and obscurantist thematics, the pair brought several nascent Plaid tracks to the Black Dog table on the group's debut, Bytes, a collection of tracks recorded by various iterations of the three members.
The proper third album, Double Figure, followed in spring 2001, and the handy Plaid remix collection Parts in the Post was issued in 2003 by Peacefrog.
Plaid was quiet on the recording front for several years, returning finally in mid-2006 with Greedy Baby, a mini-album that found the pair co-billed with visual artist Bob Jaroc.
www.cmt.com /artists/az/plaid/bio.jhtml   (274 words)

 bigchill.net -andy plaid music album says enough material
Plaid’s fabric was always going to be more homespun than Downie’s heretical hoodoo, but Ed and Andy decided to go public in a big way, slipping off the leash for a globetrotting tour with Icelandic dynamo chanteuse Bjork and granting their first interviews.
Curated chronologically, Trainer goes on to plot how Plaid developed into techno’s biggest teases: their trick of withholding melody until the record’s final stretch for the compulsive click of the run-out groove to steal it away too soon goosebumps you on every play.
The re-acquaintance with their back cat has reminded Plaid how much they miss the red-eyed confinement of the studio, the desperate concentration imposed by the need to beat the clock, sensing that the spacious nature of their music was never eclipsed by the urgency of it’s creation.
www.bigchill.net /story/1609/plaidartistprofile.html   (1326 words)

 Forever plaid - The Boston Globe
Over the past two years, the slip-on has staged a serious comeback, and this fall the plaid that is dominating slip-ons has moved into laced sneakers as well.
The collaboration between the fashion guru and the skate sneaker maker is a plaid that works perfect with jeans, $85.
The tartan plaid slip on is a tribute to the Sex Pistols' 1977 classic "Pretty Vacant," $43.
www.boston.com /yourlife/fashion/articles/2006/10/05/forever_plaid   (401 words)

 Andrew's Bagpipe Tips: How to Wear a Piper's Plaid
Before you start, it will be quite helpful to view the pictures of plaids in their finished state, so you know what your goal is. Keep in mind, that a half plaid also exists—sometimes called a "drummer's plaid," but these instructions are for the full version.
Fold the end of the plaid that is hanging in front of you over the left epaulet—slightly to the outside—then down underneath the length of plaid that was already hanging at your back.
Using a plaid brooch and with the first pleat remaining closed, pin the plaid to the chest-crossing portion of the plaid where it meets the shoulder.
www.bagpipejourney.com /articles/pipers_plaid.shtml   (621 words)

 Plaid Chucks
Other than leather Chucks, the plaid models are the only ones not made from canvas.
Another type of plaid, in red and green is used in the Christmas holiday pattern shown elsewhere.
Plaid chucks are manufactured on a seasonal basis, and not always available, so if you see a pair that you like, buy it right away.
www.chucksconnection.com /plaidchucks   (477 words)

 Home : Plaid Cymru - the Party of Wales
Plaid challenge Labour to confirm the fate of all Welsh hospitals
Plaid Cymru has challenged the Labour party to outline the future of all hospitals in Wales after the Health Minister,...
Plaid Cymru will on Monday launch a poster campaign to urge the people of Wales to vote – for any party.
www.plaidcymru.org /content.php?lID=1   (169 words)

Rarest of them all was the ultra scarce "Mbuki Mvuki", Plaid’s semi legendary debut album which has been known to change hands for serious amounts of cashmoney.
Back again, Plaid are on a roll and keep the flow of work coming at a good rate, 4 new tracks to keep you busy with until the next album lands sometime....
P-Brane finds Plaid on somewhat new terrain, marginally less playful and spacious, the opening ‘Coat’ keeping the synths to a restrained whisper while the seriously squashed percussion gives a hip-hop paced schematic-esque layering of DSP’s and intricacies that have undoubtedly been inspired b...
www.boomkat.com /artist.cfm?a=4178   (785 words)

 Plaid: Spokes: Pitchfork Record Review   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Plaid, on the other hand, continue to refine and develop their early sound.
Unlike Aphex or Ae, Plaid have never been particularly interested in texture in the micro sense; they're quite content to let their synths sound the way "futuristic" synths sounded in the late 80s and early 90s.
Plaid has always been more about the rhythmic and arrangement possibilities of digital music, which puts them closer to where the music started.
www.pitchforkmedia.com /article/record_review/20913/Plaid_Spokes   (814 words)

 Country Homespun Fabric ~ PLAID FABRICS
Plaid fabrics lean into all areas of home decor styles.
Plaids have been around for centuries and offer an stable assurance of comfort.
With today's new color blends, plaids will be around for many more centuries to come.
anniesinteriors.com /FABRIC/FABRIC_PLAIDS.htm   (127 words)

Plaid was a band started back in 1990 and moved through many iterations of musicians as band members went to college, and left for solo careers.
The first album they created was self title plaid, but dubbed "Bananas" by fans because of the album cover.
Enjoy the tunes from their first album, as I will switch them out occasionally to remember the good ol' days when Plaid would bring down the roof at the Tip Top Cafe.
www.myspace.com /hsvplaid   (187 words)

 Plaid skirts for every season from Orvis
We discovered this handsome green and natural Irish Vintage Skirt in the historical archives of a mill in Ireland; the mill agreed to recreate the vintage pattern exclusively for Orvis, in pure Irish wool.
Pair our Loden Design, of irresistibly soft cotton flannel in a plaid of loden and earth brown, with a dark green pullover or cowl neck sweater for a comfortably casual look at work or school.
This simple but elegant design stands out among our selection of plaid skirts as very chic; the soft-weave wool tartan in gray, fl, and cream is casual enough for intimate get-togethers with friends but sophisticated enough for larger, more formal events.
www.orvis.com /plaid-skirts.html   (414 words)

 plaid. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Now a distinctive feature of the Highland costume, it was formerly worn in all parts of Scotland and in N England by both men and women.
A tartan plaid has crossbars of three or more colors combined in designs distinctive of the different Highland clans and serving a heraldic purpose.
In modern usage plaid may signify merely pattern, as a plaid gingham.
www.bartleby.com /65/pl/plaid.html   (200 words)

 Amazon.com: Double Figure: Music: Plaid   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I love Plaid because it seems that playing the same loop over and over is not in their reportoire.
Plaid are at the top of their game with this brilliant effort, and all of those nay-sayer reviewers that have bashed this cd, well it's quite obvious they have absolutely no idea what they are talking about.
Plaid is my favorite band out there and every other CD of theirs that I've bought hasd gotten a 5-star rating.
www.amazon.com /Double-Figure-Plaid/dp/B00005JA1C   (1159 words)

 CD Baby: PLAID DADDY: Living For The Minute   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In April of 2000 Jim Dunlop, officially started the Plaid Daddy project with the help of 4 musicians who were all attending Berklee College at the time (Jim was a high school drop-out, and doesn't deserve credit for studying anything).
With a consistent networking of friends throughout Berklee College, he was able to work with over 30 musicians and perform over 400 shows in 2 1/2 years.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/plaiddaddy   (492 words)

 Plaid - Interview [KLUDGE SOUND]
As I wait for a few minutes, half of Plaid comes along and introduces himself as Andy, apologizing for Ed's absence and assuring me that he will be there in a few minutes.
Plaid are a pair of musical geniuses with the personality of your average nice guy.
They are definitely not the type to hang out in a dark room all day while creating electronic music, but rather, they are a pair of level headed individuals with a big heart and passion for what they do.
www.kludgemagazine.com /interviews.php?id=72   (5281 words)

 The Seattle Times: Living: Go clad in plaid
Mad plaid has once again captured the attention of another clannish crowd: the fashion faction.
Surfacing as a Scottish tradition as early as the 10th century, tartan was temporarily banned eight centuries later, always a surefire way to ignite a trend.
Mad plaid has once again captured the attention of another clannish crowd — the fashion faction.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/living/2003457138_liffashplaid03.html   (304 words)

 Plaid   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Plaid is the electronic music outfit manned by Andy Turner and Ed Handley, formerly of the seminal early 90's group The Black Dog.
We made out way upstairs, where the Plaid boys were relaxing with some mueslix, organic looking salads, and hand-rolled cigarettes.
Plaid is currently touring to support the "Double Figure" album, the third part in a series with "Not For Threes" (with vocals by Nicholette and Bjork) and "Rest Proof Clockwork."
www.macdirectory.com /music/Plaid/Index.html   (1042 words)

 village voice > music > Plaid at Warsaw; Roy Wood at Village Underground
Transfixed by their laptop screens, the presumably apple-shaped logos covered by a swath of tape, the London duo twitched nary a facial muscle during their hour-long set, focused on their respective touch-pads and the knobs on a mini-mixing console between them.
Each song had its conceptual-video counterpart, which often made the show more of a home theater than a Plaid performance, and the intensity of the images suggested a search for rational meaning—a curious complement to sounds so pleasantly devoid of it.
The encore harkened back to Plaid predecessor Black Dog and their primordial-acid days, with 303 stabs ablaze and early-rave rawness on its sleeve.
www.villagevoice.com /issues/0214/sotc.php   (850 words)

 Plaid News
News about Plaid continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Plaid and Luke Vibert are among the artists performing at music and arts festival, Mantua Lives '06, which takes place this weekend, 19 and 20 August, in Ballinagare, Co Roscommon.
The premier source for free music 75,425 FREE MP3s Artists: upload your music Teenage breakers put in a headspin by the exquisite frequencies of the Belville boy wonders, post-disco kids too young to club but...
www.topix.net /who/plaid   (127 words)

 STYLE NEWS | KHOU.com | News for Houston, Texas
The classic red and fl plaid that has been a favorite with the older and the sporty set is making a comeback in the stores.
A knee-length slim or A-line plaid skirt worn with a solid turtleneck and solid leggings is a simple way to wear the look.
You can also wear your plaid skirt with brightly colored Polo or look sophisticated with a white collared shirt.
www.khou.com /sharedcontent/southwest/azfamily/style/news/KTVKStyle20061110_plaid_style_fashion.242ebc58.html   (185 words)

I have created it simply to spread Plaid's influence, give fans a selection of tracks to post on their page, and introduce new people to their amazing music.
Until Plaid makes their own myspace, I'll try my best to update news postings and gigs.
Actually, creating such amazing music steers my mind into the possibility that they are not of this world and therefore may not need to eat.
profile.myspace.com /index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=81698925   (708 words)

 Plaid Cymru - the Party of Wales
Croeso i Wefan Plaid Cymru - eich porth i'r Blaid Genedlaethol.
Welcome to Plaid Cymru's Website - your gateway to the Party of Wales.
Copyright © Plaid Cymru - the Party of Wales.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Plaid&bdcr=1&bdcu=http://www.plaidcymru.org/&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-FECBB413-B168-C73D-171B-9D7302AC4733-ym   (0 words)

 Flash Files - Tiny Plaid Ninjas
Albino Blacksheep » Flash Files » Tiny Plaid Ninjas
Tiny Plaid Ninjas is a marketing empire, dressing children in full plaid costumes every Hallowe'en, sponsoring the Tiny Plaid Ride at Disneyland and not to mention the recent contract with Beanie Babies to sell plush plaid ninja dolls.
All kidding aside, TPN is a small flash series on ABS showing off Drew's ninja parodying skills as well as his drawing style and Japanese video camera direction emulation all accomplished through Flash animation.
www.albinoblacksheep.com /flash/plaidninjas   (81 words)

Subscriber acknowledges that, excepting the Corporation Marks, all other product, service and company names mentioned in the Plaid Penguin may be trademarks of their respective owners.
Subscriber hereby acknowledges that the Plaid Penguin does not constitute grant of an express warranty concerning any products and services offered through the Plaid Penguin and Subscriber hereby waives any and all claims of warranty based on the Plaid Penguin.
Notices posted conspicuously on the Plaid Penguin or delivered to Subscriber electronically (including, without limitation, electronic mail) shall be deemed written notices.
www.plaidpenguin.com /termsofuse.asp   (2186 words)

 INTERNATIONAL FASHION MACHINES   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Electric Plaid combines woven electronic circuits, color-change inks and drive electronics, to add TIME AND MOTION to textile patterns and design.
Electric Plaid is a reflective (it doesn't light up!) color-change medium.
Electric Plaid can be combined with IFM's textile sensors, StitchSwitch, to create fully interactive textiles and artworks.
www.ifmachines.com /eplaid.html   (131 words)

 Plaid   (Site not responding. Last check: )
From their East London bunker, the duo released their '91 Plaid debut, Mbuki Mvuki, while continuing to push the limits of sonic experimentation under their better known canine pseudonym.
Following a successful tour with Icelandic pop sensation Bjork, Handley and Turner released their '97 sophomore album Not For Threes on Sheffield's Warp, followed two years later by Rest Proof Clockwork.
Much like Boards of Canada, Plaid's electronic fare is inwardly intelligent enough for indie kids yet soulful and upbeat enough for house music heads.
www.epitonic.com /artists/plaid.html   (228 words)

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