A letter from Keith Haring to Michael Basquiat : Michael – Thanks for your letter. I draw everyday. When I was 15, I wanted to be an artist so I drew all the time. It was my only visible talent. Whatever you want to do, the only secret is to believe in it and satisfy […]
I do this every year, and I’m not sure why. I suppose it’s my desire to note the music that influences me, or possibly I just enjoy passing on things I think everyone else will like. Here’s my top 10 from 2015: http://www.12va.com/top-10-records-of-2015/ As always, let me know what you think!
This is great in many fabulous ways. Frisell remains one of my all-time envelope-pushing guitarists. … Recorded 26.03.2011 at Jazz en Seine Saint-Denis, 28th Festival Bill Frisell – guitare Carrie Rodriguez – violon Greg Leisz – guitares Victor Krauss – basse
New photoseries. Skagit County’s Tulip Festival, which runs through April. Found out a very important tip: DON’T go on the weekend. Get off work early and go during the week, if possible. If you do go, try to park closer to Mt. Vernon and walk in. You’ll spend an hour sitting in traffic. Very […]
This is my most peaceful hour of the year. No phone calls. No texts. No one trying to get a hold of me. No one upset. No barking from the dog. No smog. Tomorrow I’ll cook a breakfast, but I’m pretty sure it will include hog. Nothing left to be done. Just a quiet reflection […]
Kim Squaglia, Micah Crandall-Bear, and Jose Di Gregorio create a mural backdrop for Sacramento’s Launch Music Festival. Kim Squaglia : http://www.kimsquaglia.com/ Micah Crandall-Bear : http://micahcrandallbear.com/ Jose Di Gregorio : http://josedigregorio.com/ Presented by 12VoltArts : http://www.12voltarts.com Music written by John Johnson and Ryan Sweet. Music performed by: — Ryan Sweet: Vocals, guitars — […]