All tagged Everyman

Detector IV

A certain Phil Stocker dropped by the shop last week, just in time for golden hour and caught the Rosita at her finest. There were also a couple of snaps of books and some stupid speakers made by Grundig in 1952. No one’s ever been crazy enough to attempt the like since and few have captured them with such phenomenal grain.

Forgiving Nadia

‘I Go To Sleep’ was a pretty great song by The Kinks. It’s what people call a “deep cut”. It then became a pretty great song by The Pretenders, followed at some point by a somewhat divisive version by Sia. More recently, it is a pretty great song by British singer-songwriter, Anika. It’s been stuck in my head for a week or more now and most of this is probably just my very circuitous way of telling you to go and watch ‘Russian Doll’ on Nettphlicks.

Battletodds Advance

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ is a treat. I was initially confused by the release date as for some reason it appears our American cousins aren’t getting it until The Day Of Love, also known as February 14th. We’ve actually had it here in Drowntown since last Wednesday but no-one really seemed sure as to when we might catch a glimpse of this angelic beast.

Good Gont

Champagne is good too. Whiskey is better. He told me about a friend of his - also in the biz - who pinned down, with maximum efficiency that shorts are better than beer for long drum sets. The only downside is that buckets of the hard stuff may lead you to losing hours, making snow angels while the party passes.

Oatmeat

‘Dream & Drive’ charts The Kills’ early days in shop basements, beat up transit vans and bad motels and offers a wonderful glimpse behind that leopard print curtain. I’m a fan but then again, I am a fan. 35mm film has a high speed 8K connection to my internal like button, as do The Kills and there should be a footnote disclosure about paths crossed and fists bumped here.