Posts Tagged ‘Brendan Canty’

Kickstart This: Trixie Films, Best New Music Writing, Empty Stretch

in which, in the spirit of our recent D.C. Giving Guide, we recommend some worthy Kickstarter projects

PROJECT: Twenty/12, a book by the local photography collective Empty Stretch, for which 12 artists documented Jan. 1, 2012, from different parts of the world. "By having multiple people photograph under the construct of a single day, traditions, reflections, [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Get Neophonic

Controversy continues to rage over Stan Kenton, the jazz big-band leader who would have been 100 years old this week. The uproar stems not only from his daughter’s allegations that Kenton, who died of alcoholism-related causes in 1979, sexually assaulted her as a child; the pianist and composer remains artistically controversial, too. Was his “neophonic” [...]

Q&A: Trixie DVD on Ashes of American Flags

For some reason, everybody wants to make a movie about Wilco. The Chicago based band has been the subject of, or at played a significant role in, two full-length documentaries already. And during most of that screen time, the band is grumpy. Remember the scene in The Man In The Sand where singer-songwriter Jeff Tweedy [...]

Interview: Benjy Ferree

Don't call Benjy Ferree's latest release, Come Back to the Five and Dime, Bobby Dee, Bobby Dee, a concept album. A tribute to Bobby Driscoll (the child actor who inspired Disney's animated Peter Pan) Ferree's new album celebrates life, reflects on death, and creates a brilliant sophomore LP in the process.
Black Plastic Bag had a [...]