Between the mid 1960s and the late 1970s, the long-playing record and the albums that graced its grooves changed popular music for ever. For the first time, musicians could escape the confines of the three-minute pop single and express themselves as never before across the expanded artistic canvas of the album. The LP allowed popular music become an art form – from the glorious artwork adorning gatefold sleeves, to the ideas and concepts that bound the songs together, to the […]
Really awesome documentary from Drafthouse Films. Includes a live set performed at SXSW (that extra felt almost as long as the documentary.) Great stuff.
“Les Yeux Sans Visage … your eyes without a face…” Couldn’t wait for the blu ray version to be released so I tracked down the old Criterion dvd instead. There is still a creepy overall feel to it for a film made in 1960, even if it is rather tame by today’s standards. . Included in the disc is a documentary by the same director, George Franju, titled Blood of the Beasts (Le Sang des bêtes) contrasting between a “typical […]
– received my limited edition Lee Perry figure more than a week ago : vinyl figure designed by Archer Prewitt for PressPop released thru Aggronautix // ordered the version that came with the documentary “The Life & Music of Lee Scratch Perry, The Upsetter” by Ethan Higbee and Adam Bhala Lough (including an additional score by Ethan Higbee aka nahte). Fascinating…and unexpectedly much darker and sad in parts. .
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