“‘Sophistructure’ is the idea of creating a structured lifestyle plan around sophistry,” Crow told me. “Which is, of course, impossible.”
How’s this for postmodern circularity?
Living in the Material World explores the so-called quiet Beatle‘s storied career using previously unseen archival materials and movies, as well as revealing interviews with Paul McCartney, Terry Gilliam, Eric Clapton and more.
“I decided to treat John Lennon as a god.”
Which is to say, I got to show it off first.
Paul McCartney is working on a new project utilizing vintage gear he once used to make tape loops for The Beatles’ landmark track “Tomorrow Never Knows.”
South By Southwest Festival stuffs a killer load of coders, filmmakers, musicians and more into the otherwise lame state of Texas.
Because he is unfairly lost to us now, all we have are mounting media replications to inform and console us.
By the time The Beatles got to their last proper album, 1969′s Abbey Road, they stripped themselves entirely of simulations and presented four friends parting at the road responsible for pop music’s most memorable sonics.
Neil Young’s stirring Greendale started life in 2003 as a crunchy concept album about the enviropocalypse, and quickly became an indie film. The inevitable graphic novel arrives…
Forty years ago, Let It Be closed out a decade of The Beatles’ artistic and technological influence.
From “Purple Rain” to “Kickapoo” to “Always Look On the Bright Side of Life” to “Uncle Fucker”