Hand-drawn story of Stuart Sutcliff and Astrid Kirchherr

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By J. Cooper in New Products on Thursday 20 October 2011

The woman John Lennon could never get. That’s Astrid Kirchherr. The man who could? Stuart Sutcliff, the fifth Beatle. What story is more interesting than the rise of the Fab Four? The story of the Fab Fifth: Stu and his lover Astrid. Germany 1960. She’s a photographer, he’s an artist and bassist in the soon-to-be biggest band in the world.

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Genius On Hold music video by Australian band The Kin

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By Daniel Rolnik in New Music on Thursday 25 August 2011

Thorald and Isaac Koren of The Kin have written an original song for the documentary, Genius on Hold, with the help of producer Jack Douglas (John Lennon, New York Dolls). The film is about an inventor who turns to the mafia for revenge after his patents are stolen by the Bell telephone company.

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Fred Noland’s tribute to John Lennon

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By Gerry Mak in New Illustration on Thursday 21 October 2010

In honor of John Lennon’s recent birthday, illustrator Fred Noland posted a comic he did commemorating his experience as a young child coping with Lennon’s death and with the idea of death itself.

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A portrait of John Lennon at 70

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By ArtForYou in New Illustration on Wednesday 13 October 2010

To commemorate what would have been John Lennon’s birthday over the weekend, I finished a portrait of him as he may have appeared at the ripe age of 70 years old.

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Tame Impala’s InnerSpeaker

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By Michelle Wilding in New Music on Tuesday 5 October 2010

One listen to InnerSpeaker and you’d think the superbly talented John Lennon has somehow resurrected from the grave. The reality is, Tame Impala vocalist/guitarist Kevin Parker shares an eerie vocal resemblance with the Beatle and I can’t stop spinning this album in every personal hi-fi I own. Everything from the boldly nostalgic artwork to the […]

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Animated genius in Beatles Yellow Submarine video

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By Zolton in Video on Saturday 23 January 2010

John Lennon denied this track was ever about LSD. Really? Well, ok. Whoever created the Yellow Submarine animation was certainly, ah, influenced by the pleasures of the time. Lennon instead claimed that the song was based around a painting his young son Julian did of his childhood friend, Lucy O’Donnell, who sadly died from lupus […]

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