Warhol’s screen tests were more than auditions to be in the pop artist’s underground cinema; they were living portraits. Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips, two former members of defunct sleepy indie-rockers Luna, have prepared tonight’s program of covers and original songs to accompany Warhol’s visuals, which will play behind them. The duo’s contribution is welcome, since the four-minute, otherwise silent films have a reputation for testing their subject’s patience as much as their photogenic qualities.
Sat., Jan. 17, 8:30 p.m., 2009
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 7, 2009