Les Claypool

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By Ron English in New Music on Monday 21 June 2010

The Travis Louie cover on Les Claypool’s latest offering Fungi and Foe serves as the perfect lure into a backwoods intellectual playground of the man who graced us with the iconic group Primus. A grovin’ bass player with Captain Beefheart cool and Daniel Johnston soul, Les paints lovingly jagged portraits of something slightly akin to […]

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Travis Louie

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By Ron English in New Art on Thursday 18 June 2009

I love monsters. I love old photographs. I love Travis Louie’s paintings. His masterfully refined technique allows him to take stunning portraits of the monsters in the recesses of his endless imagination. A beautiful balance of the grotesque and the comic, they are the perfect metaphor for the modern human. Once you acquire a taste […]

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