Saturday, May 8, 2010

Barbora Sindleryova

From my vaults: P. P. Arnold


Aleksandra Tsyganenko

ph: Massimo Pamparana

New Stuff: The Paris Review

Ciara Nugent

ph: Christopher Micaud

New York

Natalia Semanova

ph: Arthur Elgort

New Stuff: Khmer Rouge

This month will be seeing Phil Shoenfelt perform live in Prague, so I thought it was about time to get the Khmer Rouge cd, which documents his earlier work within that band.

Annemarie Keek

First Lines: George Eliot - The Mill on the Floss

A wide plain, where the broadening Floss hurries on between its green banks to the sea, and the loving tide, rushing to meet it, checks its passage with an impetuous embrace.

Lotte Tuinstra

ph: Toshio Onda

New Stuff: Mike Patton

Mike Patton: another artist I never miss out on.

Who's That Girl?

Illustrator: Joseph Maclise

Thursday, May 6, 2010

First Lines: David Foster Wallace - Infinite Jest

I am seated in an office, surrounded by heads and bodies.

Claire De Jong

Kate Moss irrégulière

Who's That Girl?

Illustrator: Wilfried “Sätty” Podriech


Sara Coma

From my vaults: Eve Arnold


Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Nicole Kaspar

New York

Valeria Efanova

New Stuff: The Mary Tyler Moore Show

And now the third season...

Marine Vacth

ph: Mel Karch

First Lines: Charles Dickens - Great Expectations

My father's family name being Pirrip, and my Christian name Philip, my infant tongue could make of both names nothing longer or more explicit than Pip.

Bo Don

New Stuff: Roky Erickson

Quite a sensation that after all these decades there actually is a new album by this legend!

Who's That Girl?

Illustrator: Chéri Herouard


Jaine Schuh

From my vaults: Eddy Arnold


Daniella Sarahyba

New York

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Elaine Irwin Mellencamp

ph: Matthew Rolston

New Stuff: Sonic Youth

Another Sonic Youth album so far missing in my collection.

First Lines: Thomas Hardy - Jude the Obscure

The schoolmaster was leaving the village, and everybody seemed sorry.

Isabelle Nicolay

ph: Michael Sanders

New Stuff: I Love Lucy

A favourite from my childhood I haven't seen for nearly 4 decades...

Who's That Girl?

Illustrator: Inka Järvinen

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