A selection of recent and reissued music by Elysia Crampton, Brother Ah, Anom Vitruv, C-Schulz, and Frans Zwartjes
The filmmaker tracks the development of his research-based cinema from evocations of childhood memory to adaptations of Indian paintings and literature.
A selection of recent and reissued music by Don Cherry, Pierre Henry, Dominique Lawalree, and Phew
“If someone hands over their repertory theater group to you, what are you going to do with them?”
An iconic filmmaker’s remarks on his most memorable soundtracks.
Musician Kai Hugo on conspiracy theorists, cassette tapes, and video confabulations.
Silent film, Oulipian lyrics, and keeping it all together.
Tarkovsky, aural illusions, and cultivating transcendent spaces.
Filmmaking as a collective project.
Setting soundtracks to the desert, the sea, and the sky.
Snowbound recording with harp and melodica and the fine art of titling songs.
Portuguese cinema, dealing with illness, and “the tissue connecting the cosmic and the corporeal.”
Godfrey Reggio on his new film Visitors, a piece of poetic, experiential cinema, with an original score by Philip Glass.
“We wanted to do something that was the opposite of what people would expect.”
Ryan Spencer sits down with DeVotchKa’s Tom Hagerman to reminisce about celebrity haircuts and toy pianos.
Dean Wareham, of the revered Galaxie 500, Luna, and now Dean & Britta, on curating and scoring 13 Most Beautiful People, a new DVD of Warhol Screen Tests.
“I want the movie to be a living thing. I like the mistakes. I encourage the actors to go off and improvise and improve upon their characters. I like it when it’s a bit chaotic.”
“This eternity stuff is definitely very important for me. The days are passing, time is running; we will die, everybody has just one life. That’s why it’s very important how this life is going. The quality of this life. We are not in the church, where people are told lies.”
Crime in Choir’s third album, Trumpery Métier—an English/French combo-phrase meaning something like “pointless trade”—is a triumphant, prog-soaked instrumental rock album by five highly stoned and proficient musicians from San Francisco.