Some art, no matter what trends come and go, exists in its own time capsule, a boundless moment in space. Ellen Rogers’ photography reminds me of this. Her images reflect a striking allure and mystery, yet the scenes have almost a clichéd originality, like you’ve seen them a million times before. Yet, you have no idea where to actually find them.
When I first saw the freakishly long, beaded Ghostdancer earrings on a friend of mine, I was shocked to actually be looking at something undoubtedly inspired by Native American art that didn’t actually insult someone’s culture.
San Francisco’s Metal Mother will release her first full-length album, Bonfire Diaries, on March 7th, pre-empted by the single Billy Cruz (listen below). Tati took up music-making in 2004 after taking a job organizing a vaudeville stage called the Calliope Wondershow, at the annual Harmony Festival, in Santa Rosa. [audio:http://www.fanaticpromotion.com/projects/metalmother/mp3/metalmother-billycruz.mp3]