A collection of drawings from Pablo Jurado Ruiz’s series entitled “Nomads” and “Belongings.” You can see more of the super detailed work below:
The Flesh Eaters’ A Minute to Pray, A Second to Die album was one of the musical highlights of 1981—and certainly of the entire Los Angeles punk era—but outside of Southern California, or major cities, it wasn’t an easy record to find out about, let alone stumble across. For A Minute To Pray, head Flesh Eater Chris Desjardins, aka Chris D., an aspiring filmmaker and writer for Slash magazine, assembled a “super group” from the LA punk scene: Dave Alvin (Blasters) on guitar, John Doe (X) on bass, Steve Berlin (Los Lobos) on sax, with Bill Bateman (Blasters) on drums and DJ Bonebrake (X) on the marimba. The group, unshackled from their “day job” bands, writes noted music maven Byron Coley in his liner notes, “all played like fucking maniacs.” (Coley also calls A Minute to Pray, A Second to Die “the best rock record ever recorded.” Whether or not this is objectively true, I’ll leave for you to decide, but hey, just having Byron Coley declare your record “the best” ever recorded is one hell of a compliment, isn’t it? The man is known for having exceptionally good taste.) There is a dark, disturbing…
potential january 2015 west coast tour of the best Flesh Eaters lineup…
Water Balloons Falling (and Bouncing) in Slow Motion.
Well. That’s awesome.
MAX NEUTRA “Mutually Assured”
The Family Dog presents Bo Diddley and Lee Michaels at the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco, 1967. Poster artwork by William Henry.
A Real Good One of Jimi Hendrix
This piece of wind art looks like it came straight from the matrix!
"Imagination is the highest kite one can fly." Lauren Bacall