I was pondering a term to explicate the style of the existing cinema culture. Hence, whenever the term ‘Post-‘ is applied in art, music and film it usually refers to ‘after‘ or ‘in between periods.’ I am certain theorists – in this paradigm – are churning the preverbial engine to get their scholarly journals, books, and symposium in circulation to render a clear definition of … Continue reading Lights, Camera, & Sound: Post-Cinema, a Movement, Genre or Neo-Paradigm?
I have been constructing an experimental project for the past two and half years. Finally, I have begun to cultivate what I coin as “Ambient Metal.” My Ambient Metal project consist of elements from Drone/Ambient/Doom Noise/Harshnoise and with the use of FL Studio drum kits/effects. It took time and experimentation to create this project. I’m proud; for, this is the beginning of a series of … Continue reading Marishiten’s Ambient Metal/Vermilion Project’s Experimental Drone in May HKCR Online radio via Cloudy Ku.
To understand a human’s path, you have to discover his passion. Blissful thinking is such a lucid sensiblity. I was just walking around downtown San Jose in its freeze dried pandemic state, excuse for not using the word COVID for its a dirty word. I saw this gentle man sleeping in the 60 plus degree temperature in the doorway of a building. What I saw … Continue reading Photogenic Interlude: Blissful Thinking
On March 5th of this month, I was lucky, and healthy enough, to go out on a photo excursion nearby at Los Gatos Creek County Park. It’s a nice little nature reserve less than 10 minutes away from where I live here in Nor Cal city of San Jose. I have been meaning to get in some time to work on my photography starting with … Continue reading Photogenic Interludes: Olympus OM-1N Photojournal #1
H.A.K.M. the song is a drone piece developed during my nomadic state of creativity and construction of H.A.K.M. project. We have two short films from La Blogotheque with 9 year span circumventing the late 2000’s- late 2010’s. First Miho Hatori in 2009 (right before the beginning of the 2010’s) and Sudan Archives in 2018 (close to the end of the 2010’s). Both filmmakers techniques are … Continue reading Miho Hatori & Sudan Archives: La Blogotheque with a twist of feminine wilds in diversity.
Petites Planetes is showing a live film event online March 7th. The film is title, “When We Are Born.” It features the work of Vincent Moon and Olafur Arnalds. It’s a 23-minute long film done in one shot. This is Vincent Moon style cinematography that he has crafted for over 15 years. I know his style very well for I have viewed only a hand … Continue reading Petites Planetes: When We Are Born
((((((((((PRAISE THE DRONE))))))) building castles out of matchsticks · perceptual disturbances She is known from social media moniker as “The Sonic Nurse.” Anne Sulikowski is one of those intriguing females to ascertain my attention from a music/art cultural standpoint. Plus, she has this love of horror movies and horror movie villians like Leatherface! Bascially, she reminds of the artsy indie, riot girl who listen to … Continue reading Anne Sulikowski: The Sonic Nurse of Ambient-Drone
Aidan Baker and Jessica Moss are two present or former members of the Le Post Rock Coup known as GODSPEED YOU BLACK EMPEROR. I remember when I first heard of this Coup Musique D’Etat. It was from reading a SPIN magazine article on new musicians from the underground music scene. This article was written around the late 90’s to early 2000’s. I read through the … Continue reading Coup Musique D’etat: The Musical Caucus that has spread like wildfire for over 20 years
The culture of Drone music is one of austerity and esotericism. I remember my first taste of drone (before it was just experimental noise music) when I heard Godflesh’s Pure album. The track ‘Pure II’ was a mediation into the vestige of drone. It was an alkaline cold streaming sonic gaze that lulls one into a trance for over 10 minutes. As the years progressed, … Continue reading Praise The Drone)))))))))))))))))))))