This is a collaboration between a couple of buds of ours — Julian Labat (bassist in our band BOBBY) on sounds and Sally Richardson on video. These guys were mapping the VHS/Synthesizer trajectory long before I or most people had any foresight of the current trend. If pixels were edible, I’d sink my teeth into [...]
In the relatively short amount of time I have spent browsing the .0000001% of the music blogs floating around, I’ve often (not always) found myself feeling that, one, I miss writers when I’m cornered into digesting five-worded, genre-filled prefaces to an artist I’ve not yet heard and, two, that I must be moving on anyway [...]
Bill Shannon, aka Crutch Master, is a guy that makes you question the term ‘handicap’. After witnessing a few dance videos he made some years ago, I was astounded to see someone on crutches dominate the earth beneath his feet with such grace, fluidity, and creativity. A master of physicality and a truly rare breed [...]
There isn’t much to be said about these photos, they speak for themselves. I find myself revisiting them every other week or so just to be reminded of their brilliance. The photographer, Prokudin-Gorskii, developed an insanely ingenious technique that was worlds ahead of its time. Here’s a pretty detailed description of the RGB process.