Tag: ANALOG

16 Jul 2018

Q+A: Vinyl Williams // OPAL LP \\ “Milliennial Ballroom” – FIRST LISTEN

 Vinyl Williams Opal Release Date: July 20th, 2018 By John-Paul Shiver Los Angeles artist Lionel “Vinyl” Williams describes himself as “obsessed with harmony.” He’s built a handsome career snatching celestial pop frequencies from an alternate plane and literally recording those moments to VHS tape for the world to be seduced by. His 2016 Brunei, released […]

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01 May 2018

Q+A: INNATE Producer Cavalier on #Inspiration #Analog #K-Pop

Innate Cavalier Alpha Pup Records By John-Paul Shiver Introspective thoughts about mortality are carried through an experimental soundscape on Innate, the impressive début by the 20-year-old producer Cavalier. The Long Beach native uses acoustic piano, pacemaker beeps, fuzzed vocals, guitar chords and warm percussive bass tones on the lead track Inward. This collection of sounds […]

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09 Mar 2017

#ZineScene: Why the Internet Didn’t Kill Zines

In theory, the maturation of the internet should have killed off the desire for zines entirely. Millions, maybe hundreds of millions, of posts are published to social-media sites each day. And yet somehow, it can feel impossible to engage with new ideas, even as our compulsive inability to stop scrolling exposes us to an unending […]

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22 Jul 2016

#New-Stalgia: Low-Tech Renaissance x NYC’s Last Typewriter Repairmen

“I could mention hollywood people who come in here,” said Paul Schweitzer, owner of the Gramercy Typewriter Co. “Sometimes they’ll send over ‘their people’ looking for a prop,” he continued, a slight grin discernible under his neat white mustache. “I know it’s somebody, but I’ll be busy helping another customer. I say, ‘I’ll be with you in a minute.’ […]

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11 Apr 2016

New Media Entity Focuses On Diversity; Carrie Brownstein Riffs On Underground Roots @LATimes Festival of Books

Nobody seemed to mind the cloudy weather, as thousands of patrons gathered on the sprawling USC campus this past weekend for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. The 21st annual event  hosted a wide variety of readings, performances and “ideas exchanges” with authors and cultural figures of the moment (see the full list here).  Notable new media entity #EmergingUS […]

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