Very nice piece on Nicolas Jaar’s piece at PS1.
Aloe Blacc, Le Comptoir Général, 2010. [Take Away Show]
“Hey Brother” and ”I need a Dollar”
Prince’s original performance of Purple Rain. Amazing. Treat yourself.
Note: it’s now here.
Greg Dulli performing Leonard Cohen’s “Paper Thin Hotel.”
I’ve stated where I stand on these dudes but allow me to re-state. I’m in full support.
I’m kind of crazy about Shabazz Palaces right now.
This six-part BBC documentary, The Genius of Photography, is thoroughly excellent and all viewable for free on YouTube; double excellence.
One of the many highlights is an interview with Colin Wood, the subject of Diane Arbus’ Child With Toy Hand Grenade in Central Park, 40 some-odd years later. Wood reflects on the person he was back then and speculates on what Arbus may have seen in him.
One of my favourite all-time Aphex Twin songs, Alberto Balsalm, Arranged by Ben Wallace for the CCM (College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati)
Michael Wolff: Intel Visual Life
More brilliance from Everynone.
Amazing street photographer discovered by chance? This Vivian Maier story is 3x up my alley. I know, lots of us have seen it but I can’t risk people missing out.
And still impatiently waiting for the Bill Cunningham Documentary.