Backstory: Amy Ray’s previous solo efforts “Stag” and “Prom” filtered think-pieces on gender, politics and pop culture through winsome confessionals way more plugged in than her work with the Indigo […]
A chat with the man behind the aural soundscapes of Slowdive.
Remember, 2% is just another rate for nothing left to lose.
“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.
“I think we can turn this around, but we can’t wait. We need the attention of everyone immediately.”
“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 does not appear as though the U.S. has any intention of leaving until all of the oil in Iraq is gone.
They were giving an ETA of around 2100 for the worst of global warming. That deadline has now been upgraded to, well, how does tomorrow work for you?
Illegal activity? Fine. Terrorism? Are you high?
“I’m fucking angry and upset right now, and I’m also scared and trying to come to grips with balancing this incredible fatalism and the fact that I am still alive.”
It’s all an experiment. I want to find things that fire me up, and see if it works for the people.
Boogie’s gritty photography collection “It’s All Good” chronicles the lives of thugs, hustlers and addicts without artifice.
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.
“When people compare us to My Bloody Valentine, I think it’s because they were the last band outside of the mainstream to actually infiltrate the mainstream.”
It’s the old cliché of grabbing the bull by the horns, and the cool thing is that the United States is one of those few places that’s conducive to such a process.
I admire Walt Whitman–his idealism, generosity, grace, and joy.
Both are highly esteemed musicians, fronting genre-shredding outfits that offer up elaborate and cerebral musical explorations.
“I hope the grassroots is able to take back control of hip-hop, and in the process take control of its own destiny.”