Entries Tagged as 'festival'

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Hardcore Norm

Because dressing different is such a cliché.   art by Curtis Mead   “The kids are doing the normcore,” my friend Quang said, trying out the new phrase with a deliberate, old fart dialect. Only a few moments earlier I had tossed off the word like common parlance. “‘Normcore?’” he had repeated, making sure he’d […]

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Music & Mirrorgrams: Lessons Learned From Working in Apps

Mirrorgram by: bobdoran   This weekend I was invited to a salon-style dinner organized by Tim Chang and Les Borsai, hosted at the home of Steve Rennie. The event turned out to be a fascinating gathering at the intersection of digital media, technology, and music. I have an art app called Mirrorgram. We launched it last October, and just […]

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Why You’re Wearing Feathers Right Now

Jocelyn Marsh wearing headdress by Tiffa Novoa. Image: Brion Topolski, 2005 Right now all across America there is a feather shortage. In April, The Billings Gazette reported: Jewelry-makers and hairstylists have been snatching up the premium chicken feathers used in standby trout-fly patterns, creating a sudden run on a market that’s ill-prepared for significant fluctuations […]

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Eskmo music video – Cloudlight

A little (fashionably) late to the party on this one, but  just had to mention this really hauntingly beautiful video for the new Eskmo (a.k.a Brendan Angelides) track, Cloudlight (single is out Sept. 6 on Ninja Tune). I’ve known Brendan, and Dugan O’Neal, who directed the video, from my days producing music festivals. Plus, you might recognize […]

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

Microsoft gets aKin to Circus

While everyone else is busy speculating about the potential significance of Microsoft’s new mobile contender, the Kin, I just discovered last night that I am much more interested in the content of their new ads, namely Portland’s March Fourth Marching Band, who’ve been repping it for the Northwest Contingent of the 1-5 Circus Scene since […]