Ms. Education – Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix)

“We’re living in a joke time, metaphorical coke time Commerce and guru men, run the whole world man Broke world and debauchery, old world brutality Cold world kills softly Whole world works savagely Greedy men and pride fiends program TV screens Quick-scam and drag queens Real life blast fiends Think twice this past dream

Why New Blood, Why Now? Nine Minutes with Morgan Spurlock

As a bit of a Pop fiend, it was a pleasure to discuss New Blood with Morgan Spurlock; as a bit of a Pop theorist, it’s something of a marvel to ponder the nine-minute manifesto…  Why New Blood, why now? I don’t know if it was a question of now, or if I just felt…

The Warhol Film Experience, Le Poisson Rouge

Professor Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests – Students: Edie Sedgwick, Lou Reed, Nico, “Baby” Jane Holzer, Dennis Hopper, Paul America, Ingrid Superstar … when the exhibitionists become the voyeurs…

BlinkkPiece: “Voyeur,” LectroLips

The LectroLips boys are back in town… with an electronically-fueled, invasively-visual record sound… A quick-and-dirty post for a quick-and-dirty pair from across the pond. BlinkkIt: Sound rides in on the lightly warped horseback of Madonna’s confessional future love… “I would like… to be your clone…” vocodors like Sebastien Tellier’s twin with a British tone… then…

Thinkpieces, Vol. 2: Edie Sedgwick

Some artists defy the nature of the here today, gone in thirty seconds nature of pop culture, and especially that of the Internet’s role in that cultural development. “Thinkpieces” is a way to get you, the reader to stop, pause and reflect on moments of not just cultural brilliance, and even more so, cultural significance….

Lucky A la Mode

It’s Valentine’s Day, New York Fashion Week, snowing, another beautiful day in the neighborhood, and regardless of any of the aforementioned I’m a hypermediated millennial (read: willing and able to get excited about anything (read: nothing)) so here’s where Cupid’s squeeze led my brief but bombastic attention span this week: *  * The Shortest Musical…