Dots and Loops

liner notes and doodles in pop
Just saw Prometheus and while not a great film, it did re-awaken my interest in the genre.  Specifically, works of popular art questioning the origin and meaning of human life.  I’ll be examining these works, including fine art, films, and music in the coming weeks.

Just saw Prometheus and while not a great film, it did re-awaken my interest in the genre.  Specifically, works of popular art questioning the origin and meaning of human life.  I’ll be examining these works, including fine art, films, and music in the coming weeks.

One of the best New Yorker covers in a long while.

One of the best New Yorker covers in a long while.

Criminally undervalued record.  Gahan isn’t hamming it up yet, and Gore’s arrangements are surprising, inventive, and always danceable.Their best after Violator (sorry, Black Celebration fans).

(Source: Spotify)

lost classic, this one

(Source: Spotify)

This Tadaloora things looks awesome

Play the game here

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Phantom Buffalo at MECA ICA.

pinkwhig:

Phantom Buffalo at MECA ICA.

Nigel Godrich’s New Band

Nigel Godrich, famed producer of Radiohead, Beck, Travis, and other artists, has teamed up with artist Laura Bettison and drum wunderkind Joey Waronker, who’s played on many of my fav records (see albums from Elliot Smith, AIR, Smashing Pumpkins), to form a band called Ultraistas.  Check out the video for their frankly awesome debut single “Smalltalk”

(Source: pitchfork.com)