I was just talking to someone the other day about how in the ’90s, people moshed at every show, no matter what kind of music it was, but these days people don’t do that anymore. These hyper-realistic paintings by Dan Witz have a weird retro feel to them, sort of like Social Realist murals glorifying the heroism of the common man, and the subject matter — crowds at nightclubs mingling, masses of people at a rock show moshing, hundreds of rushing commuters — make them odes of a sort to Generation X.
FOR CREATIVE INSPIRATION
In partnership with our friends at Optus, we present the third in a three part Lost At E Minor video series that puts the spotlight on some young, handpicked Australian creatives, doing inspirational things within their chosen fields. Episode Three features 16-year old Melbourne-based producer, Gab Strum (aka Japanese Wallpaper), who has racked up thousands of plays over the past year or so via a number of well-blogged remixes ranging from City Calm Down and The Townhouses to bootlegs of The xx and Bon Iver.