Category Archives: Video

Art imitates art – Diane Keaton and Frank Black

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

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#blogjune – It’s Cheburashka and Gena

A purchase from Japan a few years ago – it’s Чебура́шк, or Cheburashka, a bear-like creature, and his well-dressed friend Gena the crocodile. They are Russian cartoon characters beautifully rendered here in wood. It’s the sort of thing that turns … Continue reading

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Cute Promo for’s ‘The Sugar Shoppe’ Internet radio show.

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Rise Up With Fists! Jenny Lewis & the Watson Twins

I’d forgotten about this excellent song (and the super album it comes from). I love everything about this clip – including the fashions.

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I know almost nothing about this, although I did find a copy of the CD in japan for a dollar, maybe less. You wouldn’t leave it would you? And now, the boys in action. It’s pretty funny. Eurovision 2013 contestants, please … Continue reading

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Danielle Dax

The ’80s wouldn’t have been the same for me without British experimental music artist Danielle Dax. I loved her blend of arty-goth-pop from the more minimal and tribal LP Pop-Eyes (with one of the most truly disturbing sleeves ever on … Continue reading

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Kushibiki Sayaka Trio are S’Jazzy

Some super-sweet Japanese indie Jazz from the new album Day & Midnight:

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