Lights, Camera & Sound: Post Cinema Discussion II (Digital Cinema)

Around 1970’s in Moscow, Andrei Tarkovsky was asked the question about an interest in creating abstract films. His response was there can be no such thing. Cinema‚Äôs most intrinsic function is to operate a camera that opens a shutter, begins rolling film, and recording the action set in front of the lens. Nothing more. Tarkovsky settled for this notion, nothing more. Well Tarkovsky, the 21st … Continue reading Lights, Camera & Sound: Post Cinema Discussion II (Digital Cinema)

Praise The Drone)))))))))))))))))))))

The culture of Drone music is one of austerity and esotericism. I remember my first taste of drone (before it was just experimental noise music) when I heard Godflesh’s Pure album. The track ‘Pure II’ was a mediation into the vestige of drone. It was an alkaline cold streaming sonic gaze that lulls one into a trance for over 10 minutes. As the years progressed, … Continue reading Praise The Drone)))))))))))))))))))))

Photogenic Interlude: Pigeon Point Dusk Rain

If the ether spoils Earth will in its toil A return to the afterbirth A distant concept of impure earth At the center of this venture I discovered a place to linger Pigeon point cove Desolate place disclose On a road know by many Scorched remembrance of yesterday’s raucous ocean waves with a pinch of gaunt mist A place secluded to be traveled by so … Continue reading Photogenic Interlude: Pigeon Point Dusk Rain

Photogenic Interlude: Rustic Remains/Flashes of a Past

I was driving down PCH here in northern California. From the highway, I saw an old dilapidated warehouse and a group of houses that look like barracks sitting around collecting dust in area off the highway. I exited off PCH to take a few photos. I might visit the area again later in the week. I could get some more photos, capture some videos and … Continue reading Photogenic Interlude: Rustic Remains/Flashes of a Past

Camera, Sound & Travel: Indonesia Is Calling!

She is so soft, so tender and so vibrant I was surprised to see Vincent Moon back in action so soon. I guess he has a message for COVID-19: va te faire foutre!! This film is the best artist tonic to relax our COVID-19 blues. These two clips are based on Indonesian musicians. What better place to film one these musicians than from the majestic … Continue reading Camera, Sound & Travel: Indonesia Is Calling!

Photogenic Interludes: My West Coast Trip Part 1

I left Seattle last Tuesday around 10 am. I drove straight through Washington. I haven’t looked back since. This drive down I-5 was a breath of fresh air. The feeling to be out on the road. …. you know, that feeling to lose yourself. I want to take a minute to enjoy this green earth will live on before parts become a barren waste of … Continue reading Photogenic Interludes: My West Coast Trip Part 1