Crate Dig: The Bird and The Bee’s “Ray Gun”

  Thus… The Bird and The Bee met in the music’s great multiverse, amongst the planets spinning all around us… wed… and consummated the marriage with a beautiful melody… Someone came and saved my life, while caught under the weight of all this dark, hard, strife… and brought a pretty little life… even if it…

for score: kenosis flows, alchemist rose … in search of duende

the artist journeys along a mellow metronomic road, a compass echoes from the lips of alchemy’s chalice, as an emerald turntable beckons sonic guidance to its mystic maestro … the angel and muse accompany in tune, hovering just beyond both shoulders … this voyage defines, in rhythm and rhyme, a creator’s indelible signature on the…

“Like Vogue on Paint…” In Conversession: Nick Lepard

Nick Lepard: painter by way of Vancouver with portraiture as richly layered as his artistic perspective… “My goal is to reflect people in the modern world, but not the modern world itself;” meet Nick Lepard, visual artist by way of Vancouver. As the product of a media immersed society, Lepard’s artwork represents the human in…

Now Playing: Leila Adu

Leila Adu reserves an unassumingly distinct sound, a sonic signature which finds its own fresh niche among the mainstream current within a well-curated crevice of restored antiquity. Adu’s music reflects her own rich and diverse identity, blending indigenous sounds from the South Pacific and Ghana with tangibly fantastical instrumentation – a sonic funhouse of second…

Scene Canvassing: Padrick Bentley

Radio static of the ocular artisan sort hit my radar recently, not sure how said glitch made its way to this particular cove of the matrix, but, so it is and here we are. That said, Padrick Bentley, LA-based visual artist, his work piqued a visceral frequency … something a bit methodical-madness-for-the-sake-of-making-it-out-of-this-*gestures broadly at manufactured…

Electric World Life: Sandbar 45 …

“You know when a famous person dies, and there’s those kids who say the celebrities didn’t die – they just post on a remote island somewhere… Welcome to Sandbar 45.”   Amidst the scattered debris of yachts and planes lost at sea, there lies an island where lost celebrity lives. It’s a pristine parallel universe…

Want to See a Daye Boy Smile? Pay Attention.

I’ve never met GREATeclectic, but I know him quite well. I’ve yet to feel more innately connected to someone with whom I’ve never shared conventional contact; but that is the beautiful mystery that is the Great Mister Daye. He conveys and connects with the world and the one individual alike, because he is his work;…

About Her Inner Quicksilver Scene : Edie Sedgwick

“I would like to turn the world on, just for a moment … just for a moment,” so spoke Andy Warhol’s brightest burning – and arguably quickest dimming – Superstar, the girl on fire, the Poor Little Rich Girl, Edie Sedgwick. As much as April 20th is the unofficial holiday celebrating the blurred, covert cool,…

Amy, Amy, Amy…

Amy, Amy, Amy… Although eye’ve been here before… she’s just too hard to ignore… Rhythmically, she spins a spell – I know she’d wear scene well… Amy, Amy, Amy… where’s her moral parallel? Amy Jade Winehouse was our holiday. She was our release, our renaissance, our rehabilitation, and our rhythmic residency. She was her own…