The Art Nouveau styling of Alphonse Mucha, a Czech painter and decorative artist who hit Paris’ art scene in 1895, has been widely reproduced. He brought forward his unique paintings, illustrations, advertisements, and designs during the height of Impressionism and the beginning of the Symbolists and Decadents.
The Multinauts is a very strange and delectably goofy new series about space freaks and cosmic discos. Episode one, Flashback, features Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, neon trainees, and pyramid spaceships. Imagine Dr. Who, only awesome-er.
Back in the day, when my hair was longer and my waistline narrower, I played guitar in a few bands in Sydney, violating the eardrums of the unsuspecting with our noisy racket of guitar heavy chaos. One of the gigs we played regularly was an open mic night called Brackets & Jam, at which an assortment of musical acts – some good, some bad, some just plain indifferent (the audience, that is) — would showcase their musical chops to a full house of Chai sipping hippies seated cross-legged on a cold wooden floor.