Dawson, North West Territory, Canada had one of the biggest gold strikes ever. Silent movies entertained the miners between gambling and drinking, but the films were later dumped into the permafrost.
A Mayan villager is killed in a mining accident and enters a surreal journey thorough the afterlife, ultimately resolving his life and death. Carl F Gauze finds here that Francisco Athié has revitalized the art of the surrealist film.
Deep Exchange (Pangea Recordings). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Two artists look at fathers and sons – Doug Hoekstra experiences Springsteen on Broadway.
The Nude Party (New West). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Framed Waves (Glacial Movements). Review by Carl F Gauze.
All of This Life (Concord Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Feel This Good. Review by Andrew Ellis.
Vanished Gardens (Blue Note ). Review by James Mann.
A low budget indie horror film shot in the Old West. It features a mutant sheep embryo and a crooked land grab and hookers with hearts of gold.
The ’59 Sound Sessions (Sidewinder). Review by Andrew Ellis.
We journey back to the early 1980s and re-discover the beauty of Roller Disco.