The first film here is a short film directed by Sam Kuhn, In Search of the Miraculous. I first saw this a couple of months ago, and by chance happened upon it again. I really love this movie. It’s playful and childlike without being cute or overly precious. It’s also beautifully shot on 16mm, which […]Read more "Two Short Film Recommendations"
Solid rock and roll from Buenos Aires psych band Kill West. Humid with reverb, loud, fuzz sodden and hazy. This is the kind of music that has a very specific smell, like sweat and incense. Sticky floors and hangovers. Really good stuff. Buy the album from Echo Drug RecordsRead more "Kill West – Smoke Beach"
New Music: Avec Le Soleil …and I can’t wait for the new Run The Jewels. Old Music: And here’s a cool video about a woman who uses plants to make sound art/music.Read more "What I’ve been listening to…"
A film I just had the pleasure of seeing, wonderful time-lapse stop motion accomplishment, really lovely stuff. I hope to see more from this artist soon.Read more "Circle of Abstract Ritual"
Private social media. Typos and all.Read more "Look what I did!"
I purchased this VHS compilation when a fantastic video store went out of business in the early oughts. All of the videos are worth a watch, and they range from the timeless (Yo La Tengo’s classic video for Sugarcube, featuring Bob and David from Mr. Show) to the super dated (pretty much every other video) and from […]Read more "I just remembered the Matador VHS compilation Everything is Nice"
One of my favorite bands has partnered with one of my favorite beers to create something so good, it will trigger the end times. Probably. I’m still curious to try the other unholy union they concocted with Julianna Barwick. That one sounds interesting, though I’m not generally inclined towards flavored beers, the exception being the […]Read more "Guided By Voices finally has their own beer."