Thursday, October 6, 2011

'King James Moneego' (a webcomic by John Cote)

"The three Bowies-Rezin P., James and John-engaged in buying the African negroes taken from Spanish slavers by Lafitte's men, and carrying them through the swamps to Louisiana for sale. ...On one occasion James Bowie started with about ninety negroes to Alexandria, when the whole number escaped and fled to the west. He followed them as far as the Colorado, but could never recover them." -A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF TEXAS 1883

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Friday, March 25, 2011

Frank Sinatra: 'Cycles'

ELECTROMAGNETIC PHENOMENON - Portrait of a Broadcaster"

Based on excerpts taken from the live broadcasts in Derry.  During each of Dineen’s normal national daily broadcasts his programme is advertising/news free and his voice-over presence is rarely experienced by his listeners. Here Garrett Phelan, the artist, re-edits Dineen’s programme by extracting the music and instead creating a continual vocal introduction of music we subsequently do not get to hear.  It is this intensity of this constant introduction that Phelan wishes to focus the listener’s attention on. This for Phelan exists as the grey area between intention and content.  This grey area exists where the broadcaster’s voice becomes mediated through the microphone and the point of reception or listening. Here the Microphone becomes metaphoric as a symbol for spiritual mediation transcending the known and familiar.”







The new commission by artist Garret Phelan for Kunstradio ORF Austria, to be broadcast nationally this Sunday evening.

 

Monday, March 21, 2011

Friday, March 18, 2011

Revolving door party

http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?desktop_uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D5RWQZG2YMJM&v=5RWQZG2YMJM&gl=US
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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

NOTABLE HAIRCUTS IN POPULAR MUSIC

http://popchartlab.com/index.php/poster_detail/a_visual_compendium_of_notable_haircuts_in_popular_music/
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Pirate Ship Bedroom

http://m.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/ultimate-pirate-ship-bedroom
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Sunday, March 6, 2011

Ronnie Dawson - Rockin bones

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtube_gdata_player&v=2XiNPiHI7qQ
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