Rude and Reckless: Punk/Post-Punk Graphics
Rude and Reckless: Punk/Post-Punk Graphics, 1976-82 is the first New York exhibition surveying the extraordinary diversity of Punk and Post-Punk graphic design. The exhibition showcases a wide range of American and British artistry, with influences that include the Bauhaus, Futurism, Dadaism, Pop Art, Constructivism and Expressionism. The exhibition presents features over 150 rare posters, along with fanzines, flyers, clothing, badges and stickers. Rude and Reckless: Punk/Post-Punk Graphics, 1976-82 will be on view from July 14th through August 19th, 2011 at the Steven Kasher Gallery.
[INTERVIEW] MEET RINGO DEATHSTARR
Recognition for the psychedelic-tinged, lush shoegaze sound of Austin band Ringo Deathstarr has grown steadily over the past five years. Diehard fans are now joined by music journalists and bloggers worldwide in singing the praises of the trio after a stellar performance at SXSW and the release of their first full-length album, Colour Trip. The members include Elliott Frazier (guitar and vocals), Alex Gehring (bass, guitar, and vocals) and Daniel Coborn (drums). Recently, Elliot was kind enough to take the time to answer some probing questions from us via email about the origins of the band, their influences, and some of his own personal likes (i.e. Tokyo and an early 90s Kim Deal)… READ MORE…..
Blood Orange to Release Album in August
Listen to ‘Sutphin Boulevard’, which will be released by Domino on the 1st of August. www.dominorecords.com
If You Want To Reach Me
Gwilym Gold is a DJ and musician based in the UK. Gold has a new single, “Flesh Freeze”, out now on a bespoke self remixing platform developed by Gold called Bronze. www.gwilymgold.com
MP3: Bullion : “If You Want To Reach Me (Gwilym Gold Remix)”
Edward Sharpe in NYC
Alexander Ebert & The Family Band playing at the Bowery Ballroom in NYC last night. Photography by Adarsha Benjamin.
Koudlam to Release New Album
“Koudlam was born in 1979 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. As a kid, he loved to walk in the bush imagining he was doing such courageous acts as saving young girls. He read a great deal. His heroes were a diverse group, including the great mountain climber Reinhold Messner, the poet Charles Baudelaire and Jim Morrison.” This June 1 sees the release of Koudlam’s new EP “Alcoholic’s Hymns.” Launch party tonight in Paris. More info here.
[REISSUES] Chet Baker in New York
Chet Baker: In New York–Recorded in September 1958 for Riverside, Chet Baker’s In New York features saxophonist Johnny Griffin, pianist Al Haig, bassist Paul Chambers and drummer Philly Joe Jones. In addition to the half-dozen tracks from the original album, the reissue includes a bonus seventh track — “Soft Winds,” a blues composition written by Benny Goodman and Fletcher Henderson. Chet Baker: In New York will be reissued June 7, 2011 by Concord Music Group along with multiple other releases from the halcyon days of jazz.
Kurt Cobain Well FUCKING Hung