Your New Rock Art Book

Your New Rock Art Book

Sal Canzonieri has released the first volume in his A Fistful of Rock & Roll Art Books series – From Here to There and Back Again: 100 Years of Rock Art Influences – and I strongly urge you to pick it up. A quick look at the Amazon “Click to Look Inside” preview will...

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Steven Cerio and Three Video Memories

I had a long and far ranging talk with Steven Cerio last night… He mentioned many video and audio memories that were new to me. I am now sharing them with you. Sadly, I could not find anything for Syracuse-area children’s show “Eddie Flum Num”. Hodge Podge Lodge –...

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Jason Martin Covers Metroland

Jason Martin Covers Metroland

Jason Martin’s Power Animal Systems is the cover story in this week’s edition of Albany, New York’s Metroland weekly paper. Power Animal Systems next scheduled performance is at Providence, Rhode Island’s AS220 on March 23rd.

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E.M. Forster’s The Machine Stops

In 1966 the BBC aired an adaptation of Howard’s End and A Passage To India author’s E. M. Forster’s 1909 science fiction story The Machine Stops as part of their Out of the Unknown series. Riffing on H. G. Wells’ “A Modern Utopia” and depicting a...

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The London Nobody Knows

James Mason presents The London Nobody Knows, based on the book by Geoffrey Fletcher. To watch in your browser on Veoh’s site you will need to download a plug-in and deal with all sorts of pesky bullshit and ads, but, wait, oh look! It seems to play fine in the embed on this page, and,

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The Alternative Comics 100

The Alternative Comics 100

As of 5 o’clock this morning, every single available book from Alternative Comics is now in the Wow Cool shop. That’s 100 in all, plus a couple of related distro titles. That includes nearly 20 books that are otherwise out of print.

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New in the Shop: Two by Aaron Cometbus

New in the Shop: Two by Aaron Cometbus

After a long silence since Cometbus 54 – On the Road with Green Day – Aaron has returned suddenly with two new publications: Cometbus 55: Pen Pals and 45 Volume 7: Radon with Travis Fristoe. Pen Pals is a return to the quasi-autobiographical novellas that made Berkeley famous and...

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Stream Thom Yorke’s Atoms For Peace Album Now

Stream Thom Yorke’s Atoms For Peace Album Now

Radiohead front guy Thom Yorke is about to drop the long-awaited Atoms For Peace LP AMOK, that he made with Nigel Godrich, Flea, Joey Waronker and Mauro Refosco. In the meanwhile you can stream the thing for free at the group’s website. Go give a listen at: http://amok.atomsforpeace.info/...

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Meet Nick Papadimitriou Deep Topographer

There are a few strains of inquiry and activity that have been common to my work in Wow Cool, DeptEx, and the Brown Cuts Neighbors that may not be super obvious, given that much of the result is performance, music, zines, comics and such. When pursuing these obsessions with various collaborators...

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Power Animal Systems Round Up

There’s just a few days to go until Jason Martin and his Power Animal Systems crew join Lady Starlight for a series of dates on Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Ball tour. Here’s a brief news roundup of a couple items for you. UPDATE: This post was composed before we got the word that...

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Lady Starlight Speaks to StyleLikeU

As mentioned recently here, the founding members of my old band Brown Cuts Neighbors – Jason and Colleen ‘Lady Starlight’ Martin – are re-uniting on stage for eight of the upcoming east coast shows on Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Ball Tour. We will be running a little...

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Patrick Kyle Delivers the Black Mass

Patrick Kyle Delivers the Black Mass

Patrick Kyle has invaded the shop recently. Not least of all as one of the three progenitors of Basketball Comic (with Mickey Z and Michael DeForge) and a regular of Canadian megablast Wowee Zonk. He has also been dropping his main title, Black Mass, in mini-comic form for some time. Now, that...

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