Articles by: John

Sony Music, 2014

Sincerely, L. Cohen

November 17, 2016

Arts, Music, Popular music:

2016 has been a tough year for music lovers and now, as the year draws to a close, we’ve lost Leonard Cohen as well.

Music for The Ages: and the library shelves

Music for The Ages: and the library shelves

May 1, 2015

Arts, Music, Popular music:

Pop music is, in my opinion, derided more for its omnipresence than its artistic merits. I’m certain this wouldn’t be the exact sentiment of other fans of non-mainstream styles of… Read More ›

New ebooks in Arts: Zines, would you believe

New ebooks in Arts: Zines, would you believe

May 25, 2014

Arts, Comic books, Music, New books, Popular music:

A lot of people involved in the zine community would say that digitising zines takes away something intrinsic – the kinesthetic and unique appreciation of the physical object – and… Read More ›

New ebooks in Arts: From daguerréotypes to white cubes

New ebooks in Arts: From daguerréotypes to white cubes

May 3, 2014

Arts, Film, New books, Visual arts:

This week’s new ebooks I’ll be focussing on are a pleasant handful of contemplations on film and filmmakers, both present and past. A collection of interviews with photographer and film… Read More ›

New eBooks in Arts: Veracity and responsibility in popular culture

New eBooks in Arts: Veracity and responsibility in popular culture

April 19, 2014

Arts, Comic books, Film, New books, Visual arts:

Some of you may have noticed that there have been a growing number of ebooks appearing in the catalogue. Many of you, however, may not. For all of the amazing… Read More ›

RIP Lou Reed

RIP Lou Reed

November 1, 2013

Arts, Music, Popular music:

Being a musician with little to no rights to such a title, I owe a great debt of gratitude to the recently departed Lou Reed. At the same time as… Read More ›

Never Sorry at Outside-in cinema

Never Sorry at Outside-in cinema

September 11, 2013

Arts, Film, Visual arts:

This week in Experimedia, Outside-in cinema will be showing the recent documentary on the work and activism (often, one and the same thing) of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. Renowned for… Read More ›

Hip-hop breakdown at Outside-in cinema

Hip-hop breakdown at Outside-in cinema

August 14, 2013

Arts, Music, Popular music:

This week’s Outside-in cinema will be screening the 2011 documentary Beats, rhymes & life: travels of A Tribe Called Quest, shining a light on one of the most successful and… Read More ›

The eye has to travel in Outside-in Cinema

The eye has to travel in Outside-in Cinema

July 30, 2013

Arts, Visual arts:

This Wednesday, Outside-in Cinema will be showing the recent documentary entitled Diana Vreeland: The Eye has to Travel, which chronicles the rise to fame of the late 20th century fashion… Read More ›

July 21 is International Zine Library Day

July 19, 2013

Arts:

The day was set back in 2011 at the Milwaukee Zine Library (un)Conferance, chosen because 21 looks a bit like a Z and an I, and July happens to be… Read More ›