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The stop-motion cartoon of William S. Burroughs’ ‘Ah Pook Is Right here’

The stop-motion cartoon of William S. Burroughs’ ‘Ah Pook Is Right here’ The 1979 assortment ‘Ah Pook Is Right here and Different Texts’ William S. Burroughs envisaged Ah Pook Is Right here, an extension of the comix serial The Unspeakable Mr. Hart, as “an image e-book modelled on the surviving Mayan codices.” Nevertheless, after almost a decade collaborating with artist Malcolm McNeill on an illustrated model of the story, Burroughs was unable to discover a writer for his graphic novel avant la lettre. As an…

Legendary R.E.M. performances captured earlier than they have been well-known, 1981 (with a DM unique)

Legendary R.E.M. performances captured earlier than they have been well-known, 1981 (with a DM unique)  The band R.E.M. have been a extremely profitable and revered indie act that went on to turned one of many greatest bands of the late ‘80s and early ‘90s. However they began out as simply one other native group within the Athens, Georgia music scene—although they instantly stood out. An upcoming e-book examines their formative interval, and Harmful Minds has an unique excerpt. We even have some classic reside R.E.M.…

The person who drew arithmetic: ‘Adventures in Notion’ with M. C. Escher

The person who drew arithmetic: ‘Adventures in Notion’ with M. C. Escher  The practice companies in Scotland are dreadful. Most likely the worst in Europe, presumably the worst on this planet. Trains are by no means on time, usually delayed, recurrently canceled, whereas empty carriages flash by stations with out ever stopping. Tonight was no completely different. All trains going to the place I used to be going have been delayed then canceled and eventually changed by a bus. However there are at all times good issues…

Off together with your nostril!: A have a look at the lengthy, unusual, cinematic historical past of Baron Munchausen

Off together with your nostril!: A have a look at the lengthy, unusual, cinematic historical past of Baron Munchausen A fascinating film poster for the Czechoslovakia movie ‘The Fabulous Baron Munchausen’ (aka ‘The Outrageous Baron Munchausen’/‘Baron Prášil’) directed by Karel Zeman (1962). I think the overwhelming majority of Harmful Minds readers have seen Terry Gilliam’s’ multi-multi-million greenback movie, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)—although I additionally consider that a lot of our devoted followers…

‘The Slog Film’: Uncooked and unkempt punk chaos erupts out of West Los Angeles, 1982

‘The Slog Film’: Uncooked and unkempt punk chaos erupts out of West Los Angeles, 1982  We’ve all seen our share of punk rock docs. Decline, One other State of Thoughts, DOA, Urgh! I believed I’d watched nearly every part at this level. However, because the saying goes - “Ask a punk.”  Having grown up in West Los Angeles myself, I can’t assist however watch The Slog Film and really feel just a bit bitter. I wished that to be my youth. None of this Chicken scooter, Snapchat, Tinder, bullshit. Nobody even hangs out at…

John Coltrane stuns the jazz world along with his wonderful, frantic soloing on “Russian Lullaby,” 1958

John Coltrane stuns the jazz world along with his wonderful, frantic soloing on “Russian Lullaby,” 1958 Photograph credit score: Esmond Edwards/CTSIMAGES. In 1958, tenor saxophonist John Coltrane made fairly the impression along with his soloing on the tune, “Russian Lullaby.” His work on this monitor was so spectacular that it impressed jazz critic, Ira Gitler, to coin a phrase to explain Trane’s groundbreaking, frantic type: “sheets of sound”. “Russian Lullaby” is an Irving Berlin composition from 1927, and was…

‘The Satan retains telling me lies’: Adia Victoria sings the Blues

‘The Satan retains telling me lies’: Adia Victoria sings the Blues   “Convey her again / Drag her by her hair / Convey her again / The satan don’t care.” I pat myself on the again as a result of I jumped aboard the Adia Victoria prepare fairly early on—I’d examine her in an area free paper a few month earlier than her debut album was launched, dialed her up on Soundcloud after which I noticed her play in a small membership a couple of weeks after it got here out—however by then Rolling Stone had already seen her…

Laibach’s nightmarish new brief movie, ‘So Lengthy, Farewell’: a Harmful Minds premiere

Photograph by Ciril Jazbec The Sound of Music ends with the von Trapp household’s escape from the Nazis by the Alps, crossing from annexed Austria into impartial Switzerland. Or that’s how the stage model ends; the closing shot of the 1965 movie is ambiguous. In it, the von Trapps seem like going within the mistaken course, fleeing into the Bavarian, relatively than the Swiss, Alps. In reality, the mountain at which Robert Smart selected to movie the final shot of The Sound of Music was the Obersalzberg, the…

Teenage Rampage: Take heed to the ‘grasp tape’ of Candy reside on the Rainbow, 1973

Teenage Rampage: Take heed to the ‘grasp tape’ of Candy reside on the Rainbow, 1973  Issues might have been so completely different for Candy. On the verge of escaping their bubble gum pop/Glam Rock picture to showcase their actual skills as a tough rock band by supporting the Who at Charlton Athletic’s soccer floor in 1974, lead singer Brian Connolly was kicked within the throat by three thugs exterior a bar in Staines, Sussex. Connolly had stopped to purchase a pack of cigarettes. He thought the trio of ne’er-do-wells…

The Boston Typewriter Orchestra is healthier than Bachman-Turner Overdrive

The Boston Typewriter Orchestra is healthier than Bachman-Turner Overdrive  Someplace Tom Hanks is weeping. For when the Boston Typewriter Orchestra performs, the first musical method consists of beating holy hell out of a bunch of classic typewriters. The filmic embodiment of Chesley Sullenberger is understood to be such a fan of previous typewriters that he lately revealed a reasonably typewriter-themed assortment of tales known as Unusual Sort, which (in fact) was written on a classic typewriter.  The Boston…

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