Screening the latest as the film and art worlds compete for his star
SOTC buddy Ryan Dombal gets to the bottom of Dinosaur Jr.'s video for "I'm Over It," in which the band's three aging members do obviously stunt-doubled tricks on one skateboard and two BMX bikes. Except some of it--and not just the part where J. Mascis awkwardly cruises into the frame, and then si ... More >>
Continuing their streak of awesomely, defiantly old-school gestures, Dinosaur Jr. chose to make the video to "I'm Over It" an homage to skateboarding and BMX biking: J. and Murph and Lou cruising around town, Mascis on a skateboard, his rhythm section on bikes. 90% of the tricks here are pretty ob ... More >>
"Musically...the Beach Boys...I'm sorry, I don't understand the question. I'm really high right now." Nathan Williams has spent 2009 busy and stoned. Rapturous press attention for his lo-fi pop project Wavves quickly translated into a Fat Possum record deal and a transcontinental tour schedule--b ... More >>
With deck designs this tasty, it will be difficult to focus on your ollies. StargazerDesigns' porcine skateboards can be purchased at Zazzle. [Walyou via Cold Mud]
Today's announcement that Chicago's Touch & Go Records is radically, traumatically downsizing has major implications for indie labels in general: Owner Corey Rusk's official statement, as reported in the Chicago Tribune, lists the labels for whom it will no longer be able to provide manufacturing ... More >>
They're collaborating with teenagers now. Terrible idea. Wonderful idea.
Aussie doc digs into an outsider culture