“Making a film is an exercise in hope.” –Vasily Pichul
Sometimes I get nostalgic (now there’s a newsflash) and feel like watching old films that have stuck with me over the years, films that made such an impression at every age I can watch them a 1000 times over and still feel like I’m seeing them for the first time. Included on this list are gems like “Overboard,” “Clueless,” “Lead Shoes,” “Killer of Sheep,” and “Vivre Sa Vie,” all in the same measure (don’t judge). The 1988 film “Little Vera” is among those titles. But when I went online the other day to see if I could find this Soviet New Wave era film in all its full length glory I was shocked and saddened to find the obituary of the film’s director instead. Vasily Pichul, who directed one of my all time Continue reading →
These boys have not disappointed me since 1990. That’s the year I went to my first gay dance club in high school, where it didn’t matter how old you were (Sundays were all ages) or even if you were gay or straight, you could blissfully dance the night away on top of the counters, and most of the time our favorite tracks were starring Erasure. “Love You To The Sky” is the first track from their brand new album, World Be Gone, which is out May 19th.
More new music to add to the March list below. Goldfrapp is releasing her latest, Silver Eye March 31st on Mute Records. Listen to the new track “Ocean,” above and check out upcoming tour dates below. Continue reading →
Great new music on the horizon. Brian Harding from ExCops has a new project called Blond Ambition, and is releasing his debut album, Slow All Over, on May 19th from Swoon City Music. I loved ExCops and this has a similarly gentle pop melancholy vibe, which always makes me happy. You can pre-order the album here and check out the new video for “Shasta” below. Coldplay has a new release arriving June 2nd, the Kaleidoscope EP, the new video for “Everglow” directed by Mary Wigmore is below. Husband-and-wife team Patrick Riley and Alaina Moore aka Tennis, have their fourth album, Yours Conditionally out March 10th on Mutually Detrimental. Brooklyn-based duo The Tablets (Liz Godoy and Brenden Beu) with their cool electro pop sound, are releasing a string of singles and touring throughout 2017, listen here. Continue reading →
There are three new releases I am really looking forward to in March. Joan Juliet Buck‘s long awaited memoir, The Price of Illusion goes on sale March 7th. The legendary writer and ex-French Vogue editor recounts her childhood amidst a world of literary and art world greats, as well as her years in Paris with Conde Nast. Detroit’s Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller, known as Adult, finally have a new album coming out, Detroit House Guests, which will be released March 17th on Mute Records. Watch a preview of the album as well as the new video for “They’re Just Words,” featuring Nitzer Ebb’s Douglas J McCarthy directed by Hazel Hill McCarthy III, below. Also, below is the trailer of director Ry Russo Young’s new film, Before I Fall, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year and will open March 3rd. Continue reading →
New photo shoot, photographed and styled by me, with model Becky B, Elie Maalouf’s gorgeous make up and Kelli Christine’s fabulous hair. Rita Vineries gown under a Naked Wardrobe sweater with Vince Camuto heels above, and more below. Continue reading →
Last week I styled and did the runway music for Erin Fetherston’s Fall 2017 show. Check out all of the looks below, in order of our run of show. I curated the tracks and worked with musician and DJ Erik Tonnesen on the mix. Music above, including new stuff from Freedom Frye, Royksopp and Naked & Famous, as well as favorites from Tame Impala, Transviolet and Warpaint. I’ve got this soundtrack spinning daily on repeat right now. Continue reading →