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pachyderm studios

from nirvana, steve albini, pj harvey posted in music by nevereatshreddedwheat

Here's a photo of Pachyderm Studios from the first episode of Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways on HBO.

According to Steve Albini, they recorded Nirvana's followup to Nevermind in the woods of Minnesota in an attempt to prevent a relapse by Kurt Cobain.

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omni hotel

from silicon valley posted in television by pete_nice

The gang from Pied Piper get upgraded to a suite at the Omni Hotel after Erlich's public beating by a jealous husband in Season 1 of the HBO series Silicon Valley.

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dub’s lounge

from tom petty posted in music by prof_improbable

Back in the early 1970s, Mudcrutch was the house band at Dub's Lounge and played six nights a week. Members of Mudcrutch included Tom Petty and several members of the Heartbreakers.

The building was torn down on July 23, 2014 to make room for a Social Security office (source: Gainesville.com)

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the orleans hotel and casino

from george carlin posted in television by corporate_sunshine

Located about a mile off the strip, The Orleans is considered a locals casino in the city of sin.

George Carlin gave his last stand-up performance there on June 6, 2008. He died on June 22 at the age of 71.

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headland hotel

from the witches posted in movies by pete_nice

The Headland Hotel opened in 1900, and overlooks Fistral Beach and Towan Head.

The hotel was the setting for the Hotel Excelsior in the 1990 film The Witches.

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