This desert noir soundtracker stands out for a reason. Spinning sinister tales of border-blurring folk, rock and pop, Joey Burns and John Convertino’s brainchild has mastered the the sound America […]
I spent a great Saturday asking the hard questions at Wired.
From Nelson Riddle and Prince to Danny Elfman and Siouxsie and the Banshees.
The trend is virally replicating.
A chat with the man behind the aural soundscapes of Slowdive.
“Everyone was watching that show. Angelo Badalamenti had a huge influence on the shoegaze sound.”
The influential artist’s experiments have ranged from drone, psychedelia and trance rock to jazz, gospel and ragged blues, sometimes all at once.
“body horror was not my term. It was a term someone used to describe what I was doing, so it is not a category in my head that I use to make films.”
It’s all an experiment. I want to find things that fire me up, and see if it works for the people.
Scientists are so beautiful. They come up with these things, and then the other side of the coin is that artists grab hold of them, and who knows what can happen? The world is always changing, that’s rule number one.
It’s a dream world now. But like I always say, everybody has access to a piece of paper and a pencil. But how many great stories are written?
I always like random access, and I like the idea that one thing relates to another. And this is part of the internet: It’s so huge, that it is really an unbounded world.