- I have an endless parade of obsessions that come and go. Best I tell you about them.
- Art imitates art – Diane Keaton and Frank Black
- Pel Mel – Rags to Tatters: The Best of Pel Mel
- #blogjune – The Trivia Encyclopedia
- #blogjune – Mark Ryden’s Blood
- #blogjune – Rabbit and Cat School
- #blogjune – Big Eye S+P
- #blogjune Lion Pin
- #blogjune – Twilight Zone Action Figures
- #blogjune – Graveyard Shift
- #blogjune – Hugo – The Man of a Thousand Faces
- Found a Sister Wendy art documentary to watch. She was wonderful. 1 day ago
- Seen on @Kanopy 'The Sensual Nature of Sound' includes Laurie Anderson and Meredith Monk. Super! 1 day ago
- RT @Drybritish: share the love! twitter.com/WaltPanorama/s… 2 days ago
- Remembering Mary Hansen, gone 15 years today (9th December 2002). #Stereolab #maryhansen https://t.co/Dmn2HyvCul 2 days ago
- NEWS JUST IN - It's Friday and I can finally get married. #marriageequality #Fridayisnicebutequalityisevenbetter 3 days ago
Category Archives: Music
In 1993 Diane Keaton (yes, that Diane Keaton) released a book she edited called Mr. Salesman. The book features noir-ish 1950s photographs of travelling salesmen taken by Jamison Handy. It’s an absolute wonder and loaded with photographs that sit somewhere between … Continue reading
Lots of fun this one – a rubber stamp that says “WE’RE ALL DEVO!” in a voice bubble that can be used wherever you please. It works particularly well in unlikely scenarios like the above birdie card, instantly turning any … Continue reading
This is a record sleeve I found in a charity shop, sans record, but it didn’t matter as it was clearly all about the sleeve. Frameworthy, and in fact, now framed.
I bought this in the early 1980s, I can’t remember where from but he is an official HMV Nipper product and came in a branded box which I also still have. There isn’t a grampohone with this figurine (not sure … Continue reading
The original Les Disques du Crépuscule compilation from 1980, on cassette no less. Not the more collectible PVC sleeve version, but the currently $4-plus-postage-on-Discogs-version. Still, it’s a treasure.
Something spooky for Friday. This the the ‘Tryptych’ CD (2011) set by the Lancastrian spooktronica outfit Demdike Stare. It collects three of their releases from 2010 – Forest of Evil, Libertation Through Hearing and Voices of Dust. The seance/runes etc. … Continue reading
This was a nice surprise. A Goethe-Institut international touring exhibition of 1980s subculture and German New Wave music is currently showing at the RMIT Gallery (344 Swanston Street, Melbourne). The title translates as ‘Brilliant Dilletantes – Subculture in Germany in … Continue reading