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old vines in the new world: m.j. keenan’s blood into wine

right off i’m gonna go ahead and highly recommend this doc because it is not made by that walmart/dud/scud of wine, the great homogenizer:  robert mondavi. anyhoo, i am as much into the holy concept of arizona bay as much as the next miscreant motherfucker and this doc does deliver, somehow, but damn, the momentum […]

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where do we come from? what are we? where are we going?: the urban cliff revolution by douglas larson et al

occasionally, in my darker moments, i look around at this urban death-maze/concrete prison we have built for ourselves and wonder what the fuck we were thinking to have made living so very unlivable. well it turns out that we are actually little more than what we have evolved into thanks to the (ongoing) undeniable influence […]

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alva noto and ryuichi sakamoto-summvs: so shim recommended

as always the album art is a little grandma-esque for my taste but dammit this just may be the finest yet in their oh so fertile collab. “dreamy” doesn’t even come close. beg, borrow or ask for it for xxx-mas.  

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the customer isn’t always right: i like killing flies

fuck! FUCK!!! FUUUUUCKKK!!!! ; love this doc. no one got rich but some people got happy, fuck the rest.  

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a new finnish fetish: the photography of juha arvid helminen

here we gots the fucking freak-tastic work of juha arvid helminen and a set he calls shadow people. finnish born and apparently studying art in berlin. art school?!?! are you fucking serious?!! dude, quit that shit, get a small business loan and open a studio. there ain’t nothing more for you to learn in art […]

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dziga vertov and biosphere: man with a movie camera

Biosphere: Man With A Movie Camera from Geir Jenssen / Biosphere on Vimeo.

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don van vliet/captain beefheart: remembered

farewell to the king of strange, an irrepressible talent whose contribution to experimental music (and thought) can never be measured and a cat that made it alright to be weird in the stifling banality. thank you don, and good night.

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ugly was never so beautiful: the photography of xavier nuez

fucking gorgeous. i get some crazy synesthesia every time i look at these pics. and plus check out his blog to get the frequently harrowing back-story on these images. i probably owe mr. nuez a few beers for all the music i have written inspired by his work…

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otherwise they wouldn’t need the lights: advice from thelonious monk

word.

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skinner’s black laboratories, subsonic 3: sweet fucking yes: recommended

whoo yeah! this iz THE shit!!! almost out of circulation due to…i can only assume stupidity…this is a MUST buy for your shizzled nizzle. MUST!!!! ……………………………. make no fucking excuses.

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