Celestial, dark atmospheric, a legendary Odyssey down a road to nowhere, in search of Minerva, the Roman Goddess of Wisdom and Poetry, Stephen Scott’s bowed grand piano soars into the imagination, and transforms in the spirit of Ovid’s ‘Metamorphoses’.
Prefabricated Surrealism in ‘Dreams That Money Can Buy’
Watch ‘Dreams That Money Can Buy’, a Surrealist Film by Dada filmmaker Hans Richter, painter and photographer Man Ray, conceptualist Marcel Duchamp, sculptor Alexander Calder, and painter-sculptor-filmmaker Fernand Léger.
Nico, Warhol Muse, from the Dark Side of the Street
At one time billed as the Moon Goddess and Andy Warhol It-Girl, singer Nico’s dark, avant-garde music and deep, hypnotic voice were first heard in the Velvet Underground. She continued to work sporadically as a solo artist after leaving the Velvets, though a longtime heroin addiction and methadone dependency sidetracked her career. Check out the documentary on her life, Nico:Icon.
Speaking in Sonic Tongues – dublab’s DJ Nanny Cantaloupe
dublab innovates music, arts and culture with it’s freeform internet radio broadcasts in an age where access to mind-bending creation is both limited and expanded. Premiere sonic explorer, Mitchell Brown <
Appropriating the Media Barrage with Negativland
Lucifer Rising: God of Light and Color in Experimental Film
Iannis Xenakis: Musical Sorcery Using Mathematical Totems
Iannis Xenakis, the Greek composer trained as an architect, created expressive works of mind-bending mathematical complexity that according to one critic, have “all the teeming unpredictable power of a glacier, the thrilling complexity of shape and movement of a mass animal migration.”