Local band No Volcano recently released their latest music video. “Take My Chances” was shot by Troy Farah back in October at Space 55. The video features yours truly as a very sick dude, with slam poet supreme The Klute and noise maestro Scott Mitting as my doctors. Mene Tekel did the animation.
Check it out:
My latest piece for the Phoenix New Times talks about Tacocat (who are playing Valley Bar TONIGHT).
Phoenix New Times: How Tacocat Take Down Sexism with Bubblegum Punk and X-Files References
Playing this Sunday at FilmBar in downtown Phoenix is Věra Chytilová’s Daisies. A wild, surrealistic romp of a film, it’s radical form is still revolutionary. Here’s a write-up on the film (and its filmmaker) for FilmBar. I’m also working on a piece about Chytilová’s other avant-garde masterpiece “Fruit of Paradise” for De’Lunula (keep your eyes peeled for that next week).
FilmBar: An Overheated Kettle That You Can’t Turn Down: “Daisies”
and now all I wanna
do is paint some crummy landscape
I got to be part of a group art show at The Hive over the last month. The show was curated by Amy Young, and it was called “You Have the Magic: Weird, Wild, and Wondrous works of art!”. Here’s “Egregorgeous”, my piece that hung in the show.
I did a feature on local hip-hop band The Stakes for Phoenix New Times. I interviewed them a few weeks ago at Copper Blues, and they had some great stories to tell.
Phoenix New Times: The Stakes Are Here to Make Noise. Listen Up, Phoenix
My latest FilmBar Film Blog takes a look at the work of cinematographer Michael Ballhaus, who passed away today.
FilmBar: Michael Ballhaus (1935-2017): One Of The Cinema’s Sharpest Eyes