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It was good times playing over the long weekend  in Ymir and Nelson with Leathan Milne and Blocktreat. 

It was good times playing over the long weekend  in Ymir and Nelson with Leathan Milne and Blocktreat. 

Oh yes, it’s time again, it’s springtime again! Take it away Sun Ra.

Yesterday March 18th saw the 37th anniversary of the release on RCA of Iggy Pop’s The Idiot. A personal favourite for sure!

Yesterday March 18th saw the 37th anniversary of the release on RCA of Iggy Pop’s The Idiot. A personal favourite for sure!

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“There used to be just one way. There was one way you could do things. There were people who protected it like a copyright, a secret cult only for the initiated. That’s why I don’t regret making Breathless and blowing that all apart.”
Jean-Luc Godard’s New Wave masterpiece premiered in Paris on this date in 1960.

criterioncollection:

“There used to be just one way. There was one way you could do things. There were people who protected it like a copyright, a secret cult only for the initiated. That’s why I don’t regret making Breathless and blowing that all apart.”

Jean-Luc Godard’s New Wave masterpiece premiered in Paris on this date in 1960.

Today I started reading James Baldwin’s No Name In The Street and Murakami’s Kafka On The Shore.

It was a good day.

Check out this video by Rod Matheson of Leathan Milnes "Here I Lie with You". This is a taste of what we’ve been working on for the upcoming show this Thursday at the Railway in Vancouver. 

Sound and Vision by David Bowie was released on Feb 11, 1977. How cool would it be to have the 45- the b side is A New Career In A New Town. What a single!

Sound and Vision by David Bowie was released on Feb 11, 1977. How cool would it be to have the 45- the b side is A New Career In A New Town. What a single!

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“Richard Lester’s teaming with The Beatles is a case of the right collaborators finding each other at the right time. Lester worked with Spike Milligan and Peter Sellers of The Goon Show, a comedy institution The Beatles grew up adoring; its surrealistic silliness influenced the band’s in-jokes and comic instincts. In Lester, they found a similar sensibility. In The Beatles, Lester found the perfect subjects for his youthful, throw-out-the-rulebook filmmaking style, which shared more than a little with the French New Wave. The style of the film—with its handheld cameras, quick cutting, and reality-bending visual gags—was so widely imitated that it’s worth remembering how much of it started here. With A Hard Day’s Night, Lester was helping to create the vocabulary of what rock ’n’ roll looked like on film.”

Our Movie Of The Week discussion of A Hard Day’s Night looks at the film’s visual style, its attitudes toward celebrity and teen hysteria, and, of course, the music. [Read more…]