Blank City: documentary about renegade indie filmmakers

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By Troy Mattison Hicks in New Film on Monday 16 May 2011

Blank City is a documentary that I want to actually step into and go back in time. It’s an oral history of a group of renegade NYC indie filmmakers from the 70s and mid 80s. Think Nick Zedd, Jim Jarmusch, and John Waters, with commentary by Debbie Harry, Steve Buscemi, Thurston Moore, and Fab 5 […]

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Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Beat Bop recording

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By Zolton in New Music on Friday 31 July 2009

Unbeknown to many, the tragically brilliant American artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat, who set the art world alight with his neo-expressionist work before dying of an overdose in 1988, also produced a hip hop track of some note, collaborating with fellow graffiti artist Rammellzee under the mindful direction of the legendary Fab 5 Freddy. The resulting track, […]

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