Northern Irish photographer Gareth McConnell’s experimental images infuse representations of civil liberties and political unrest with rave culture and mass communication
I wrote up another one of those Odds & Ends columns for Aquarium Drunkard. This edition features two wonderful tracks from the Warfield Theatre residency from late 1980. If you want more, as always, had to the Thousand Highways blog, really the best place on the ‘net for Dylan rarities. This comp is a great overview of the period — if you’re not convinced to get into the gospel years by the end of it, your soul might be never be saved.
Kraftwerk - Aspekte TV Show, October 10, 1973
Das ist gut! So gut. Lots of groovy things happening here: The neon “Ralf” and “Florian” signs. Drum pad maestro Wolfgang Flur’s mustache. The drum pad itself! I think it is made out tin foil. And the music! Total kosmische beauty, perfect for a wintry December day. Hey, if anyone wants to pay for me to fly out to LA for the ‘Werk’s upcoming performances, get in touch. I’ll be entertaining offers.
Outside the limits of marriage: not the singles scene, not divorce, but as yet unimagined ways of bodies moving together, beyond boredom, beyond religion and taxes, maybe even beyond “love” (that most potent of all Western order-words).
Outside productive work: invention. Outside school: halls…
Middlewood Street, Manchester.